• Amanda Ngo

    family moments

    a collection of memories by post- editors

    October 17, 2019
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    Three years ago today, my parents flew from Minnesota to Providence for my first Family Weekend at Brown. We had been apart for barely over a month but hugged in front of Soban like it had been a year. I’d never been away from home for that long before, and though I was slowly acclimating […]

    finding asian america

    seeing ourselves in the farewell

    October 11, 2019
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    “Another Asian movie, ha? What the other one we watched? Crazy Asian, hm?”  My mom rarely goes into Boston for pleasure, and even then, it’s only when my sister and I drag her out. Usually, we take her to see the annual movie that scripts at least one Asian actor with more than two lines. […]

    Impostor everywhere

    A fraud among the green

    September 27, 2017
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    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 […]

    Dispelling Michelangelo

    in defense of bad art

    September 27, 2017
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    The artists I learned about in history class never stuck in my mind. I forgot their names along with the details of their most praised works. But what I do remember is that Michelangelo, the brilliant mind behind the famed David and Pietà, is known for being an asshole as much as he is known […]