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Star Trek (Nayeon Woo)

space oddity

at the movies: Thor: Ragnarok

Plenty of Marvel movies have dealt in the art of the quip, but Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok is only the second to effectively weaponize irony. The first was James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), in which a newly buff Chris Pratt stood out in front of the action, mugging for the camera like Jim…

PVDonuts-(Nayeon-Woo)

Filling the Void

An Interview with PVDonuts

Lori Kettelle does not know why donuts are round, but that hasn’t stopped her from building Providence’s very own donut empire. In the sanctum that produces College Hill’s most popular weekend indulgence, she tells the PVDonuts story, one of a rise to greatness as impressive as those on the yeasted rounds in her display case….

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Alone at Home

on displacement

Among the many things I learned in my freshman year of college: how to write code, how to use a Linux machine, how to draw supply and demand curves, and how to solve a surface integral using parametrization and Stokes’ Theorem (…yeah right). But academics aside, freshman year also endowed me with some more gripping…

From Brandenburg to Currywurst color Nayeon Woo

From Brandenburg to Currywurst

why Berlin has taught me so much

Berlin is a city that has seen an immeasurable amount of heartbreak, injustice, and death. From the brutal Nazi regime to the atrocities of the forced East-West divide, this city has endured its fair share of oppression and segregation. Yet, walking through its vibrant streets, flanked by the beauty of both classic buildings and modern…