Illustrations by Becca Levinson

38 illustrations found.

Week in Review

News, May 11 2012

by Malcolm Burnley, Alex Ronan & Caroline Soussloff

Ghost of Gaddafi Somewhere outside Misrata, the body of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi lies buried in an unmarked grave. But 197 days …


Literary, May 10 2012

by Michael Mount

I. The road to Mojave is long and thin, fading into a horizon. An old, tattered van rattles to the shoulder …

The Island Country

Literary, May 02 2012

by Doreen St. Félix

The prime minister awoke without dreams. He looked out his window, stone-framed and small, to make certain he had risen before …

"So What Does It All Mean?"

Gossip Girl At Its apotheosis

Arts & Culture, Apr 25 2012

by Stephen Carmody

Diana: Well, I didn’t intend for things to get as serious as they did with Nate. And then I thought… if …

Aspirational Aesthetics

Arts, Apr 10 2012

by By Alexandra Corrigan

What kind of spaces do we make now? And how are they made? Architecture teaches, more purely than philosophy, what our …

The Bias Business

News, Apr 10 2012

by By Christina McCausland

On February 29, Rush Limbaugh, conservative media’s most famously outspoken commentator, called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” (among …


Arts, Mar 12 2012

by By Raillan Brooks, Jonah Wolf, Nick Shulman, Kate Van Brocklin, Eddie Friedman, Sarah Denaci & Will Peterson

THE ONE IN BETHESDA IS BETTERSince the summer of 2010, DC residents have suffered the indignity of DC Cupcakes, a TLC …

Brazen in the Sun

Features, Mar 12 2012

by By Dana Reilly

Twenty some years ago, Jason Neustadter, a student at Atlantic City High School, left the tanning salon with blistering pink skin. …

Week in Review

News, Feb 15 2012

by Caroline Soussloff, Alex Ronan & Erica Schwiegershausen

Bad Ro(bo)mance For a generation taught responsibility with Furbys and Tomagatchis, whose dating rituals are facilitated and structured by websites and …

Eleven Things You May or May Not Know About NBA Legend (#11) Isiah Thomas

Metabolics, Dec 08 2011

by Chris Cohen

1 In 1996, Isiah Thomas was voted by a committee of players, journalists, and executives as one of the 50 Best …

Living Eleven: Stories From Inside the 11th House on 11th Street

Metro, Dec 08 2011

by Grace Dunham

One block north of 10th Streetand one block south of 12th Street, just before Providence ends and Pawtucket begins, is 11th …

Tainted Meat

The Ambiguities of Doping in Professional Cycling

Metabolics, Nov 28 2011

by Chris Cohen

On July 21 2010, drug testers at the Tour de France found trace amounts of the banned weight-loss drug Clenbuterol in …

Neck Deep

Three tales of student debt

Arts & Culture, Nov 28 2011

by David Adler

"Comes out to about $30,000,” she says with a sigh. “And it’s all on my shoulders.” Mali’o Kodis B’14 is among …

College Hill Christians

Opinions, Nov 03 2011

by by Christopher Unseth

Many Christians on College Hill identify with the struggle to align a conservative Christian upbringing with the academic atmosphere of the …

WEEK IN REVIEW 3 November 2011

Uncategorized, Nov 03 2011

by Ashton Strait, Amy LaCount & Avery Houser

Security ViolatedAccording to its website, the Transportation Security Administration’s primary role in the airline industry is to “electronically screen millions of …

D.I.Y. Biohacking

Science, Nov 03 2011

by by Adela Wu

There’s no need for state-of-the-art research facilities that cost upwards of a half billion dollars when an innovative scientist can set …

What Happens In North Providence, Doesn't Stay In North Providence

Metro, Sep 17 2011

by Caroline Soussloff

On the stormy morning of August 28, 2011, Officer John Brown received a radio call. Chief Whiting needed backup; he had …

Liberia Comes to America

West African eats in Cranston

Food, Apr 21 2011

by Grace Dunham

Board the number 11 bus at Kennedy Plaza, ride it south down Broad Street, and you’ll get a sense of the …

Week in Review

News, Apr 21 2011

by David Adler, Mimi Dwyer & Erica Schwiegershausen

4/20 Update Detroit is a decrepit city—its former industry in dark shambles, its slums rife with poverty. But don’t worry! Gubernatorial …

Underdogs through History

arts & culture, Apr 09 2011

by David Adler, Gillian Brassil & Erik Font

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) in Scream, Scream 2 and Scream 3. Neve was already in a bad mood when she went …

Renegade Muffins

How to Put Just About Anything Into Muffins—and Like it

Metabolics, Mar 25 2011

by Tarah Knaresboro

Few specimens have achieved the adoration and ubiquity of the breakfast muffin. They’re universally understood and beloved: “Oh, what’s that you’re …

Slash, Cut, and Burn

rewriting immigration–and the constitution–in Arizona

News, Mar 18 2011

by Emily Gogolak

Almost one year has passed since Arizona sent the nation into an uproar over its controversial anti-immigration law. The most radical …

Deep Breaths

why you should stress about how much you stress

science & technology , Mar 10 2011

by Jittania Smith

Let’s say you were to drop by any college campus, corporate office, or Providence Teachers’ Union meeting, pick an individual at …

Sweat and Blood: Musical Theater with Girl Talk and Gwar

Arts, Mar 06 2011

by David Adler

That Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel was sold out on Friday, February 25, for Girl Talk, né Gregg Gillis, reflects little about the …

Chants and Murmurs

Metro, Feb 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley & Jonah Wolf

UNITED THEY STANDOn Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of Rhode Island workers filled the Providence Statehouse in a rally against a proposed bill …


Literary, Feb 25 2011

by Sam Alper

Characters:JUDY – Young and starved for company.BRY – Same.Night. The back porch of a country house, in the deep country, the …

From Alfalfa To Ivy

Features, Mar 04 2010

by Emma Whitford

Sitting in a booth with five Deep Springs transfers is equivalent to huddling with a quarter of the school’s entire student …

Sphere Of Influence

News, Mar 04 2010

by Simone Landon

Last week, 32 Latin American and Caribbean leaders met in the resort town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to forge a …

We’re All Actors

Opinions, Feb 18 2010

by Agnes Hayes

“When we were making love I heard an orchestra, a symphony. There were trombones. Did you hear that too?”Beat.“Oh, um, yeah, …


Arts, Nov 12 2009

by Jeffrey Martin

Welcome to the world of tomorrow, where all yourmedia dreams come true. Allow me to catchyou up: Americans left behind rosy …

The Republic of Dreams

navigating Bruno Shulz's Drohobych

Arts & culture, Oct 22 2009

by Alex Verdolini

Drohobych, Galicia, 1942. The region had changed hands many times over the preceding half-century—at the turn of the century, Galicia belonged …

A Local Celebration of Sustainability

Metro, Oct 05 2009

by Erin Schikowski

Imagine it: Rhode Island as the first completely sustainable state in thecountry. Businesses, individuals, families, and communities would useresources no faster …

No Sex in the TV Room

late night television replaces sex in India

News, Oct 05 2009

by Beatrice Igne-Bianchi

In an effort to curb baby-making in India, the government is implementing a new form of population control: late-night television. India's …

Not Just Jazz Hands

Cabaret at the Trinity Rep

Arts & Culture, Sep 28 2009

by Marisa Calleja

When I told people I was seeing Cabaret on Saturday, there were a few snickers and a few raised eyebrows. One …

How Upsetting

who let the underdogs out? Oudin et al storm the US Open

Sports, Sep 18 2009

by Rachel Sanders

This year in particular has been a veritable soap opera for followers of protennis, from Roger and Rafa’s on-again/off-again rivalry to …

A Law Exposed

Providence pushes to end underage stripping

Metro, Sep 17 2009

by Katie Lindstedt

In south Providence, at the crossroads of O’Connell Street and Allens Avenue, red signs reading “Godiva Nude” and “Cheaters Topless” call …


Features, Apr 09 2009

by Simone Landon

Let's begin with a thought experiment: You are Jesus. You have 5,000 mouths to feed and few resources--a couple dead fish …


News, Mar 05 2009

by Rebecca Lebowitz

GAP DISCOVERS WHAT IT'S BEEN MISSINGRISD students once again proved their innovation and imaginative genius, this time with the recognition of …