• Halle Krieger


    March 8, 2019
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    The Navajo community is a strong matrilineal society. Following Diné tradition, my formal introduction presents both my maternal and paternal clan. I am Tł’ááshchí’í (my mother’s clan). I was born for Ta’neeszahnii (my father’s clan). That’s who I am. I carry my mother’s being with me—for we are one. I walk in the footsteps of […]

    fall favorites

    December 6, 2018
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    A sunny Sunday—a morning in India Point Park, an afternoon kicking around a soccer ball, and an evening full of music and conversation. A late-night-turned-early-morning conversation more fun than the party we went to earlier that evening. Bingeing all of The Good Place Season 1 in a single day with my roommate while we downed […]

    he’s so high

    November 1, 2018
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    The first time Alex Honnold set out, without ropes or harnesses (what climbers call a “free solo”), to climb the sheer granite face of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot rock formation in Yosemite Valley, it was four in the morning on a fall day in 2016. Directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi were there too, […]

    scary sentences

    October 25, 2018
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    ~~It’s spooky time~~ Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo. Your instructor has released grade changes and new comments for Midterm 1. These changes are now viewable. I want to give back your essays one-on-one, in my office. Your midterm isn’t tomorrow; it was yesterday. Never gonna give you up. I really can’t stay. […]


    October 18, 2018
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    The traffic lights at the intersection of Waterman and Brook change despite the empty streets on Saturday mornings, flashing red and green against the usually wet asphalt. Broken glass and crumpled beer cans catch in the gutters littered with fallen yellow leaves. In the quiet, a RIPTA bus announces that it is turning. A flock […]