Kira Widjaja

Who Knows BruNotes (Kira Widjaja)

Playing with Passion

A conversation with Neil Goh about BruNotes

When students think of community service at Brown, the larger, more well-known organizations associated with the Swearer Center often come to mind. Meanwhile, smaller, overlooked student groups, whose main recruitment strategies are booths at the activities fair, tend to have more specific goals that may better fit people’s personal interests. For example, BruNotes is a…

Imposter Syndrome Kira Widjaja 1

Impostor everywhere

A fraud among the green

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…

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Radio Somewhere

Commemorating WBRU

“This place is a shithole!” yells Annie Clark, the face behind the indie/art rock icon that is St. Vincent. Clark is giving a concert in downtown Providence at the famed Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, a spacious yet intimate venue on Washington Street. Clark, donning a dress of sequined silver and black flames, is perched up on…