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Rogue Island (Seo Jung Shin)

rogue island

a short history of piracy in the smallest state in the union

On May 4, 1776, Rhode Island cemented itself as a colony of contrarians. A full two months before the official signing of the Declaration, the few inhabitants of this tiny scrap of land in a yet-unformed nation declared independence from the British crown. Though 12 other colonies were soon to follow, Rhode Island was notorious…

Fall of the Amazing Human Lobster (Harim Choi)

the fall of the amazing human lobster

“it’s fine, it’s fine”

Art Room 004 smelled. It had two distinct funks: weed and Febreze Air Effects  (strawberry and fig), sprayed indiscriminately by Noah in the hopes of covering up the smell of weed. It was 8:15 a.m. and the air already stank of summer fruits. Sam, second only to Noah as the highest and least productive art student in…

Conversations-With-Myself-(Diana-Hong)-

Conversations with Myself

55 Days and Counting

[1] a couple minutes to 5 a.m. you find yourself staring blankly at your laptop screen. 55 days and counting. you can count the number of times you’ve called home singlehandedly. you haven’t spent enough time with snippets and trickles of thoughts in your head. you hang out with them wrapped around your neck, hovering…

Boiled Fish (Linda Liu)

Boiled Fish

An Investigation of Tradition

A fish boil is a styrofoam plate and plastic spork affair. The local travel site Doorcounty.com’s dining section calls it a “ must-see culinary event” and directs visitors to nine places to see, eat, and experience a fish boil. “What began as an economical way to feed large, hungry hoards of lumberjacks and fishermen has…

Handwriting (Katie McLoughlin)

Calligraphic Characters

a listicle

The Tiny Notebook Person Tends to be shy and reserved, but is known for their creativity and artistic vision. Their writing is neat and easy to read, but can sometimes be so small that it strains the eyes of some readers. This is surprising, as many writers of this type wear glasses themselves. Notes, figures,…