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Week in Worship

News, Mar 27 2020

by Amelia Anthony & Alisa Caira

SOYlent Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter. This time mimics the same long 40 days in which Jesus …

"I Let The Establishment Into My Home"

a modern sob story

Ephemera, Mar 13 2020

by Sindura Sriram

I live in the little blue house on Kim Street with my mommy, my dad, and our small feline overlord. His …

Cavell’s Horse, Derrida’s Cat, and Other People

The challenge and reward of interspecies negotiations

Features, Mar 03 2020

by Irina V. Wang

My first galvanizing career goal was to become an Olympic equestrian, which was not unusual among my prepubescent peer group. It …

Reflections on Hong Kong

Features, Nov 15 2019

by Liana Chaplain, Miranda Van-Boswell, Anonymous & Flo Li

This week, Features and News collaborated to invite four students from Hong Kong to reflect on the country's ongoing and escalating …

Great Streets, Mobile City

Envisioning an equitable transportation system for the creative capital

Metro, Nov 01 2019

by Avi Shapiro & Ilan Upfal

Zooming down College Hill last weekend on our bikes, a friend and I criss-crossed our way downtown, barely avoiding cars and …

Dispatches From Pronk

Metro, Oct 25 2019

by Ricardo Gomez, Bilal Memon, Chris Packs, Eve O'Shea, Mayo Saji & Miranda Van-Boswell

Last Monday, hundreds of Providence residents—artists, activists, students, misfits, puppets—danced the night away to the upbeat cacophony of Providence’s own What …

The Year of Yeehaw

Cowboys making space in music

Arts, Sep 27 2019

by Alisa Caira

A John Wayne movie may obscure the history, but the cowboy began from a Spanish imperialist practice: Spanish colonialists forced Indigenous …

Arriving Before the Light

Notes and reflections on the life and legacy of Toni Morrison

Arts, Sep 13 2019

by Gabriella Etoniru

I walk to work that morning. It’s a Tuesday. Something mellow is playing in my headphones, and my phone vibrates, and …

From the Editors

FTE, Oct 05 2018

by IR

Men of a certain Age, say, the Enlightenment, have often mentioned that certain activities, like sitting on a hillside or eating …

Three Poems

Literary, Apr 20 2018

by Sienna Giraldi & Will Weatherly

into its own fixless dew-thighed-today i set out to find my missing vowels with me i have only the things you …

From Molding to Demolding

Musings on casting, the Internet, and the things in between

Arts, Dec 01 2017

by William Samosir

The below diagram is a non-comprehensive illustration of a casting procedure. Casting commences by wrapping a blanket of material around a …

All Fun and Games

Embodiment, empathy, and combat in e-sports

Science & Technology, Mar 03 2017

by William Samosir

Upton, New York, 1958. Engineer physicist William Higinbotham repurposes one of Brookhaven Laboratory’s military computers, giving birth to the first video …

Past Tense

Notes on nostalgia

Arts, Nov 18 2016

by Devika Girish

The latest season of Black Mirror opens with the cheeriest episode in the history of the bleak, techno-dystopic series. San Junipero …

Creating a Dialogue

Ecuador Reaches Out to the Shuar People

News, Nov 20 2015

by Charlotte Biren

On October 30, Rosa Mireya Cardenas, Ecuador’s Deputy Minister of Justice, represented the Ecuadorian government in a visit to the Shuar …

In Argentina, An Excerpt

Arts & Culture, Nov 16 2012

by Kevin Pires

I write about cities because they are the only constant. I have existed in these places. This is a generous guarantee. …

The Days of Labor

Memory and forgetting in the subways of Moscow

Arts & Culture, Oct 28 2012

by Shira Atkins

The roar of the machinery subsides, the speeding train begins to slow, and a familiar female voice erupts from the loudspeakers: …

Houses

Features, Oct 21 2012

by Sam Adler-Bell, Belle Cushing, Grace Dunham, Mimi Dwyer, Avery Houser & Kevin Pires

IRA M. GOFF House, 62 John StreetI like the Goff House because it’s almost not one. It’s small and red and …

Week In Review

News, Mar 12 2012

by By Sophia Seawell, Elizabeth Koh & Oyinkan Osobamiro

Grade GrubbingOn February 24, the New York City Education Department released “value-added” rankings of 18,000 public school teachers to the public, …

Vote for ____ in 2012

the perpetual presidential campaign in US politics

arts & culture, opinions, Oct 22 2009

by Baird Bream

Much to my surprise, I agree with something TomFriedman wrote in his weekly New York Times column from September 29 (“Where …

PLAYING THE MUSIC AT YOUR FUNERAL: AN EPITAPH FOR THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS

Features, Mar 05 2009

by Margo Irvin

Last Sunday morning, construction crews stopped traffic in downtown Denver to remove the words Rocky Mountain News from the fa√ßade of …

WORDS + PICTURE

Science, Nov 06 2008

by Perrin Ireland

I. Once I saw a rabbit's body stripped away from the thin sack of its organs as it dangled upside-down. Both …

ON THE BRINK AND OFF AGAIN: THE TUMULTUOUS PATH TOWARD A NEW BOLIVIA

News, Oct 23 2008

by Margo Irvin

El Porvenir means 'the future.' It's also the forward-looking name of a Bolivian town where, on September 11, a group of …

The Cartography of Memory

mapping personal history on the streets of Providence

Arts & Culture, Feb 28 2008

by Margo Irvin

I have only general impressions, now, of the first time I saw Providence: the stark outline of the Bank of America …