• Gaby Trevino

    parent trap

    what to expect when mom & dad take the aux

    October 18, 2019
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    I’m pretty lame. The highest my pulse rate has been all year was probably when I read that Travis Scott had a new single coming out.  My parents are lame, too, but in a sadder way. They haven’t even listened to pop radio since before I was born; maybe your parents haven’t either.  Musical complacency […]

    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. […]

    a guide on comparing apples to apples

    apple-picking simplified

    October 6, 2019
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    When you take a break from studying for midterms and look around, you see leaves slowly exchanging their green appearances for robust, warm colors. Sometimes, you decide to venture out and try the seasonal Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew at Starbucks or the Orange and Fig Latte at Dave’s. Or you happen to notice all the […]

    your guide to orientation week

    the lesser-known checklist

    September 13, 2019
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    You’ve made it! Welcome to your new home on the hill! Welcome to Brown! Welcome to Providence! Welcome to…Orientation Week.   Don’t know what to expect? Neither did we. But that’s why we compiled a checklist of things that we’re 99.99 percent sure will happen. During Orientation, you:    Will forget how to get to […]

    i hate music

    get that s*it out of my ears

    April 25, 2019
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    At the end of a particularly strenuous day, my hands can’t seem to reach for the remote control fast enough. In a world where music seems to be the prevailing form of escapism, I choose instead to turn to my favorite characters for comfort. Of course, we all find solace in art—but I’d rather wait […]