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Star Trek (Nayeon Woo)

space oddity

at the movies: Thor: Ragnarok

Plenty of Marvel movies have dealt in the art of the quip, but Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok is only the second to effectively weaponize irony. The first was James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), in which a newly buff Chris Pratt stood out in front of the action, mugging for the camera like Jim…

Greek Life At Brown (Linda Liu)

Sorority Shambles

My Greek Experience

There’s a reason why it took me a long time to tell this story, albeit still anonymously. I can’t help but think of the students who’d be naively charmed by the glammed-up sorority dorm interiors and the primped ladies. I know I was. When rushing, I would hear time and again that Brown’s Greek life…

Suburbicon (Kira Widjaja)

Disaster in ’50s Dreamland

Suburbicon is Suburbibad

George Clooney is a prolific actor and a respected director, who, since his first film behind the camera in 2002, the well-received Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, has directed exactly one film every three years. Clooney is assuredly quite selective with his projects, which makes his newest release, Suburbicon, a film about a picture-perfect white…

Imposter Syndrome Kira Widjaja 1

Impostor everywhere

A fraud among the green

The news that I had been accepted into Brown hit me hard, and I was still processing it well into the summer before my first year of college. After getting in, I never went a day without being congratulated or mentioned as the “Girl Who Got Into an Ivy League.” It was a big deal…

An Abundance of Ivy

Accepting a different university

As the weather warms up, a favorite American hero returns: the student accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. This year there are at least three new members of America’s most exclusive college club: Martin Altenburg of Fargo, North Dakota; Ivan Vazquez, from Boise, Idaho; and Ifeoma White-Thorpe, from Rockaway, New Jersey. All three have…