• Rémy Poisson

    Hitting the High Notes

    discussing “a star is born”

    October 4, 2018
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    Josh Wartel: Hi, Katya, now that we’ve both seen A Star is Born (released today in theaters), should we start by talking about the two stars, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga? What sort of attachments/interest do you have in them? Katya Stambler: I have always loved the two of them and never would have expected to […]

    the false dichotomy

    an american precedent for the radical outsider

    September 20, 2018
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    On October 31, 2017, a person drove a pickup truck onto a bike path in downtown New York City, killing eight people and injuring 11. The driver had come from Uzbekistan in 2010 and was a legal permanent resident of the United States. Segments of the media immediately connected this tragic event with “radical Islam.” […]

    cooking in dorms

    how to feed yourself

    September 20, 2018
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    The thought of college food brings absolute excitement to some, but a dull headache to others. I remember fretting over the regular vs. Flex meal plans the summer before my freshman year and finally choosing the latter. I chose to embrace the freedom of Flex, as I assumed I would eat out on Thayer Street. […]

    looking back on the ivy film fesitval

    post- recaps the six feature film premieres

    April 26, 2018
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    #TAKEMEANYWHERE Directed by Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö, and Luke Turner, available to watch on Vimeo Shia LaBeouf just wants to make friends. His 2016 piece, #TAKEMEANYWHERE, is a 44-minute documentary made with Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner that follows the trio as they spend a month “hitchhiking the internet”—tweeting out their location and […]

    the battle of forgetting

    viet thanh nguyen rewrites the vietnam war experience

    April 12, 2018
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    “I’m a refugee. It feels funny to say that because if you look at me, it’s obvious that I made the transition from refugee to bourgeoisie,” said Viet Thanh Nguyen as he stood in front of a packed room in Pembroke Hall on Wednesday night. Just moments before, as Nguyen first took the podium, he […]