THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Vol. 34 Issue 2

Feb 10, 2017

From the Editors

Arts

The Bearable Lightness of Being

The interworking of sunlight and interior space

Arts, Feb 10 2017

by Kion You

I constantly feel a tug away from my home in San Diego toward the translucent confines of my local Carmel Mountain …

To Play, To Project, To Extend

On and of avatar empathies

Arts, Feb 10 2017

by Brian Oakes

Avatar empathy is what makes the internet, interactive media and other forms of reality so visceral and enticing. By avatar empathy, …


Ephemera


Features

Planting a Nation

Settler colonialism and the Jewish National Fund

Features, Feb 10 2017

by Joshua Kurtz

“It was nothing: sand and sand. We are going to bring to the Negev life,” two Israeli men affirm in an …

Fabulous in Re/verse

How to appear at the club—or on the page

Features, Feb 10 2017

by Noah Fields

“Work! You look fabulous,” one queen exclaims to another. Getting dressed up to go out for the night is more than …


Interviews

Said and Saying

A conversation with poet Ariana Reines

Interviews, Feb 10 2017

by Patrick McMenamin

When I reach Ariana Reines on the phone, the first thing she asks me is where I’m calling from. It’s a …


Literary

Yellow Flower

Literary, Feb 10 2017

by Gabriela Naigeborin

i. the myth of resentment There in Mount Sinai I was trusted with the tablets of stone, but didn’t understand that …


Metabolics

Sex and Its Discontents

The Indy weighs in...

Metabolics, Feb 10 2017

by Dominatrix Pariso & Jane Argodildo

What’s your advice for when you feel too disgusted by your own body to have sex with someone even though you …


Metro

Aiming Higher

Undocumented students' access to higher education in Rhode Island

Metro, Feb 10 2017

by Katrina Northrop

Javier Juarez, a student at the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), was walking to class when he came upon two …


News

Week in Superlikes

News, Feb 10 2017

by Sam Samore & Will Weatherly

FIRST DATE IN A DUNKIN’ DONUTS America loves an underdog. The New England Patriots are not an underdog. But Providence, RI …

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 …


Science & Technology

Growing Up

Vertical Farming from top to bottom

Science & Technology, Feb 10 2017

by Malcolm Drenttel

The farms of tomorrow will be food-factories built in skyscrapers. Plants will be grown, layer upon layer, with assembly-line efficiency. Sensors …


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