THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Illustrations by Kela Johnson

14 illustrations found.


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Literary, Mar 08 2019

by Eduardo Guitérrez Peña

Bingo night is every Thursday. I will never go. The game is a purgatory for squares and number counters, and worse …

A Loss for Words

Do we have to change our language before we can change our ideas?

Features, Feb 16 2018

by Jane Argodale

Contemporary debates on free speech, political correctness, and identity politics have all taken up language as a site of contention. Figures …

Edges and Borders

New luxury student housing on Canal Street

Metro, Nov 03 2017

by Ella Comberg

Rhode Island is building. New residential projects are popping up all over the state, but the bulk of development is concentrated …

The Right to Identify

An upcoming municipal ID program in Providence

Metro, Sep 15 2017

by Katrina Northrop

Entering a public library, opening a bank account, accessing government social services: to many, these processes seem simple. Carrying a card …

The View From Hasbro Six

Hand sanitizer and clean consciences

Metabolics, Mar 17 2017

by Nico Sedivy

A click, a nasal robotic whir, and two more clicks—all crammed into one second. I’d recognize it anywhere, yet I’m not …

The Gilded Rule

Occult, Mar 10 2017

by Signe Swanson

content warning: racism, Nazism “Populists don’t need to be popular. They just have to take power by appealing to an exclusionary …

Week in X-Files

News, Feb 17 2017

by Patrick McMenamin, Chris Packs & Sam Samore

THE DA VINCI POD At a time when it looks like so many fundamental American institutions are at risk, perhaps we …

Crossing the Border

Germany's open door begins to close

News, Feb 10 2017

by Hannah Maier-Katkin

“Wir schaffen das,” insisted Chancellor Angela Merkel in late August of 2015 when she announced Germany’s open door policy to welcome …

Renewal For Whom?

Considering historic preservation in Providence

Metro, Dec 02 2016

by Clare Boyle

In 2013, Providence deemed Benefit Street the city’s “mile of history.” The street, which sits one block east of Main Street …

Fear and Trembling

Metabolics, Dec 02 2016

by Anna Hundert

Content warning: sexual violence My fingernails grow about as fast as the continents drift. Sometimes I look down at the white …

This Is Solidarity

Rhode Island's growing Racial Justice Coalition

Metro, Nov 18 2016

by Isabel DeBre

“We want people in the streets. Unions stopping work. Consumers refusing to buy. Bystanders stepping in, everyone calling racism out.” The …

The Good Death

Reframing the burden of medical death in America

Features, Nov 11 2016

by Dolma Ombadykow

cw: racial violence and erasure The Order of the Good Death was formed in Los Angeles in January 2011, by the …

Protectors, Protestors, and Privilege

On law enforcement disparities between Standing Rock and Oregon

News, Nov 04 2016

by Shane Potts & Camila Ruiz Segovia

On October 27, the arrival of military tanks abruptly interrupted the prayers of water protectors at the Sacred Stone Camp in …