THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Articles by Mika Kligler

11 articles found.


I Suppose

Literary, May 01 2015

by Rick Salamé, Kim Sarnoff, Eli Neuman-Hammond & Mika Kligler

I got tired of waiting, so I microwaved my bag of lentils and gave it to her. Did you hear, she …

Strange Absences

A Conversation with Junot Díaz

Arts, May 01 2015

by Mika Kligler & with contributions from María Eugenia Pabón

On the phone, Junot Díaz speaks more slowly than I thought he would. His books talk fast—Yunior, the Dominican-American semi-autobiographical narrator …

Magic, Magyck, Magick

Occult, Apr 17 2015

by Anne Fosburg, Mika Kligler & Sam Samore

“Bring a small, empty tin-can and a pencil to beat it with,” read the flyer. “It will make an ominous and …

SPOKES IN THE WHEEL

A Conversation with DARE's Fred Ordoñez

Interviews, Mar 13 2015

by Mika Kligler

Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE) is a grassroots community organizing force based on the southside of Providence. Through door-knocking, …

Mundane Reasons

Emailing with Lydia Davis

Interviews, Feb 06 2015

by Mika Kligler

Lydia Davis lives in a converted schoolhouse in upstate New York. When I think of her, I think of her perched …

Black and Blues

Police brutality in Providence

Metro, Dec 05 2014

by Mika Kligler

On Thursday September 10, at around 9:30 PM, John Prince heard someone “hollering” outside his house on the Southside of Providence. …

Corporate Parents

The Providence Journal and the death of independent media

Metro, Oct 03 2014

by Mika Kligler

It’s spitting in downtown Providence—there’s a damp glisten to the pavement as I pull up Fountain Street on my bike. I …

Ten More Years

Gang Sentence Enhancement Legislation in Rhode Island

Metro, Sep 12 2014

by Mika Kligler

Picture Atwells Avenue. A few minutes shy of 5 AM. The surveillance camera shows a young man sporting a baseball cap …

Bad Girls Good Women

Providence Roller Derby

Metro, Apr 04 2014

by Mika Kligler

It’s a Monday night, and I’m at the Ocean Club, an indoor roller rink in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The sign outside …