THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Vol. 33 Issue 4

Oct 07, 2016

Arts

How to Write in the Human Realm

Notes on Ben Lerner and the politics of poetry

Arts, Oct 07 2016

by Joshua Kurtz

In a video that the MacArthur Foundation produced after awarding Ben Lerner a genius Grant last year, Lerner poses the question, …

In a Million Different Pieces

A conversation with poet Rachel Zucker

Arts, Oct 07 2016

by Ryan Rosenberg

Before calling up New York City-based poet, teacher, and doula Rachel Zucker, I came across a line from her poem "The …


Ephemera


Features

City Limits

Burial and play in Copenhagen’s mourning grounds

Features, Oct 07 2016

by Dolma Ombadykow

A pickup soccer match ends abruptly after a hastened, “oopf!” as the juggled ball bounces upon a flattened headstone. Wrapped tightly …


Literary


Metabolics

The Pleasure Is Yours

A Pawtucket nonprofit’s sex-positive revolution

Metabolics, Oct 07 2016

by Julia Horwitz

“I wish I could just refer people to sex workers,” Kira Manser explains, bursting into the room; green hair, flannel pushed …

Cakes and Ale

Metabolics, Oct 07 2016

by Ali MacLeod

I was sitting in the bathroom of downtown Providence’s Parkside Rotisserie & Bar, hyperventilating and fighting back tears. My waiter had …


Metro

Merchandising Venice

Selective revitalization of Providence's rivers

Metro, Oct 07 2016

by Signe Swanson

Photo fromProvidence, the Renaissance City Matthew “Marcello” Haynes’ dock sits across the canal from Memorial Boulevard, where the Providence River cleaves …


News

Week in Extreme Sports

News, Oct 07 2016

by Shane Potts & Raina Wellman

LIZARD LIPS First the Jesus Christ lizard runs on water, now this? The lizards are taking over y’all. In the most …

Zona Privada

Private Police Violence in Perú’s Northern Highlands

News, Oct 07 2016

by Sammie Chomsky

In the face of nearly ubiquitous state violence, campesinxs (rural farmers) in Perú are questioning the presence of hired police. “Están …

The San Antonio Four Fight for Innocence

Navigating racism, sexism, homophobia, and wrongful conviction in Texas

News, Oct 07 2016

by Zack Kligler

Content warning: sexual assault Anna Vasquez sits in the living room of her mother’s San Antonio home. The walls are wood-paneled …




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