• Iris Xie

    sweet hearts

    candy that does the talking

    February 14, 2020
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    The candy heart was originally meant to be a lozenge. The trend of the time (the 1840s) were these small medicinal candies to ease your aches and pains. Simple, sweet, and easy as that. Candy hearts became medicine for a different type of pain—saying a sweet thing out loud that can be gobbled up impolitely. […]

    hey, that’s my knife!

    knives out and the horror of new england fall

    February 7, 2020
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    The moment I knew that Knives Out would be my topic of conversation for weeks wasn’t the first time I heard Daniel Craig’s dulcet take on a Southern accent, or the ending twist, or even the appearance of Chris Evans’s oversized raglan sweater. It was when our heroine finds a toxicology report with the little […]

    finals playlist

    tunes to procrastinate to

    December 6, 2019
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    Well, folks, here we are again.    You’re back on campus after another Thanksgiving break has flown right by. All that work you were going to catch up on after a day of Netflix-binging and turkey-eating somehow never materialized and, well, you’re probably procrastinating right now by reading this. Of course, the end of Thanksgiving […]

    netflix skips

    seriously. don’t waste your time

    October 31, 2019
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    When you’re in the middle of Brown’s never-ending midterm season, it can be tempting to open up Netflix and watch the first movie your fingers tap. However, given how precious time to procrastinate is, it is important to make your time not spent studying worthwhile. That’s why we here at post- have spent hours streaming […]

    warnings of the dark

    late night adventures on the rez

    October 25, 2019
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    The dogs at my aunt’s house always started barking around 3 a.m. I’d pull the window curtains shut and warn my younger siblings to avoid looking out at night. You never know who might be staring back.  As an adult, I still follow a series of similar rules. These lessons, rooted in cultural beliefs and […]