• Rémy Poisson

    YA fantasy meeting reality

    moving past the page

    November 9, 2018
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    The Brown University Bookstore smells of burnt espresso and cardboard boxes, half-emptied after the initial shopping period mayhem. With some free time before classes and nowhere better to be, I meander past the Bestsellers and the Newly Recommended, glancing out the windows at the metal scaffolding and orange plastic of Thayer Street’s recent construction. The […]

    new here

    queer api health and feeling together

    November 9, 2018
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    I am walking through a fluorescent hallway. It smells like new air conditioning and pharmacy and bleach. The floor is tiled beige and the sounds of people mumbling behind closed doors drift into the hallway, which looms narrow and empty except for a coffee machine. It is very cold. It is corporate. It is boring. […]

    den den v. den den

    comparing sister restaurants

    October 25, 2018
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    There are two Den Dens within 0.5 miles of each other. These sister restaurants share great service and tasty, artfully presented food, but both have distinct personalities—evident through their food, decor, and more. Den Den Cafe Asiana The first time I went, I celebrated my first college Friendsgiving. Since then, I have returned countless times […]

    when we were lunar

    now playing: first man

    October 17, 2018
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    The brief appearance of Ryan Gosling’s penetrating blue eyes and husky voice sparked a flurry of gasps and exclamations throughout the Avon Cinema. In light of the moon landing’s upcoming 50th anniversary, one would question whether most of the audience truly cared about the milestone or saw the movie as another opportunity to be enraptured […]

    warm tastes

    introducing ganko ittetsu ramen

    October 11, 2018
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    Craving something more substantial and filling than instant ramen that you can find in a grocery store and whip up with a pot of hot water? My roommate and I were hungry for comfort food when we finished unpacking on move-in day. We did not have to venture far before we stumbled upon the newly […]