THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Vol. 39 Issue 1

Sep 13, 2019

From the Editors

It’s Friday the 13th. Conmag is full of fruit flies, but we are full of dreams. Below, please see our BUCKET (abbrev. BCT) list for our tenure as managing editors:

 

1.  Make risotto in a rice cooker

 

2. Read the Indy every week

 

3. Learn inDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

 

4. Develop a Bullet Journaling routine

 

5. Establish “Disco Hour” at Copy post-1 am

 

6. Bring to light the fissures in our seemingly functional relationship

 

7. Get sponsored by a hard seltzer company

 

8. Reflect on our respective Twitter presences

 

9. A midnight smooch

 

We promise this and so much more.

 

From our motherbug haven to yours,

– BCT

Arts

Arriving Before the Light

Notes and reflections on the life and legacy of Toni Morrison

Arts, Sep 13 2019

by Gabriella Etoniru

I walk to work that morning. It’s a Tuesday. Something mellow is playing in my headphones, and my phone vibrates, and …


Ephemera


Features

To Kancil, With Love

Or, the smallest deer in the world

Features, Sep 13 2019

by Zach Ngin

The first time I saw mouse deer, I was sitting at a table in the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) …

“It Needs To Be In Our Hands”

An Interview with the Jane Collective’s Heather Booth

Features, Sep 13 2019

by Mara Dolan & Mia Pattillo

In 1965, Heather Booth received a desperate phone call from a friend whose sister needed an abortion. Booth called around and …


Literary

Then What Isn't?

Literary, Sep 13 2019

by Miles Guggenheim

Thomas did not see the squirrel. He saw a wooden chair resting sideways on the ground. He saw a broken glass …


Metro

Providence Bites

Metro, Sep 13 2019

by Ella Comberg & Miles Guggenheim

Providence Can't JUMP by Ella Comberg I risk hyperbole when I say that the first time I rode a JUMP bike, …

We're Not Gonna Take It

Contesting the state takeover of the Providence Public School District

Metro, Sep 13 2019

by Alina Kulman & Sara Van Horn

In late June, the Providence Public School District was rocked by a devastating report that implicated everyone from teachers to governmental …


News

Week in Invasion of Privacy

News, Sep 13 2019

by Gemma Sack & Roxanne Barnes

SHE KNEW HE WAS TROUBLE “I think he knows his footprints/On the sidewalk/Lead to where I can’t stop/Go there every night,” …

Francoists in the Shadows

The far right in Spain's main conservative party

News, Sep 13 2019

by Clara Gutman Argemí

Vox, the nationalist, anti-immigration party that broke into Spain's Congress of Deputies last April, may be new to the Spanish political …


Science & Technology

The Need For Speed

5G and the next chapter of the digital divide

Science & Technology, Sep 13 2019

by Matt Ishimaru

5G coverage in Rhode Island Scattered around the streets of Providence, clusters of gray boxes sit perched atop telephone poles and …


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