• Zoë Hoffman

    Young Folks

    spoiled but not rotten

    October 4, 2012
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    In case you haven’t heard, we have a problem—and we’re it. I’m not just talking about we, the Brown University undergraduates, or even we, the college students of America. I’m talking about we, the millennials. Our vaguely defined generation is generally seen to lie between the ages of 18 and 34, though the significant difference […]

    Find Your Binder

    an interview with the legend

    April 27, 2012
    article by Zoë Hoffman

    It starts off slow. Through the mid-afternoon haze of residual hangover and stale PBR, you lift your hands and chant—or yell, or screech—“aaaaaa Burger King, a Burger King/ Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Burger King.” Your fearless leader, the one directing the crowd of bro tanks and neon shades on Wriston, reassures you: “Your brains […]

    What’s My Age Again?

    happy (old) new year’s!

    February 2, 2012
    article by Zoë Hoffman

    The true test of my age came around New Year’s Eve when, in typical fashion, my friends and I struggled to make plans. We were dissuaded from package deals at local bars by both the price tags and photo galleries from previous celebrations featuring sweaty 30-year-old men. We considered a repeat of last year’s debauchery […]

    Sweet Home, New England

    southern gal out of water

    April 7, 2011
    article by Zoë Hoffman

      Coming to Brown as a transfer student from the University of Virginia, I was worried I would be mistaken as a gun toting, Confederacy-loving Southerner. According to Brown’s Office of Institutional Research, students from the South make up only about 12% of this year’s entering class. Southern matriculation is on par with that of […]