• Rémy Poisson

    the era of e-boys

    hard truths about soft-boys

    February 14, 2020
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    Over winter break, I did what I promised myself I would never do: I downloaded TikTok. I am quick to tell people it began as a joke. Some close friends from back home had started making TikTok dances for fun and, despite being warned about the app’s addictive videos and cringey trends, I wanted to […]

    successive shifts in self

    finding balance in our television

    January 31, 2020
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    Ah, winter break. The most wonderful time of the year: binge season. Why should I traverse the world or expand my self-knowledge when I can simply lounge in bed with quality entertainment? Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, even Crackle—with the age of streaming wars sweeping down upon us, there’s more content to watch than ever before. […]

    three good things

    making to-do lists something to be grateful for

    November 22, 2019
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    My to-do lists piece together my past. Above reminders to turn in my math homework on time, nagging notes to go to the gym and clean my room, and the boxed due dates for essays and projects is my list of “three good things”––three things I’m grateful for on that particular day. I write all […]

    stone walls and complicated spaces

    a history of the dexter asylum

    October 25, 2019
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    When thinking of scary spots on Brown’s campus, the Nelson Fitness Center and its surrounding sports complex probably aren’t the first places that come to mind. Sure, the Nelson’s barre and spin classes can be harrowing, and most would agree the disappearing weights are particularly spooky, but at least there is a sound explanation for […]

    two writers

    “all along the watchtower” and the beauty of creating

    October 25, 2019
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    Let’s start simple: Bob Dylan is a Nobel Prize winner. Bob Dylan, with the flip of an amp switch, changed the course of popular music forever by merging folk and rock at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Bob Dylan is also a strange religious zealot who has expressed less-than-savory views about women and once portrayed […]