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Articles by Kat Stoeffel

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The Decade in Diets

Food, Dec 03 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

The true sign a fad diet was born in the Aughts: the promise that it is not a fad diet. Almost …

Indy Index

Rhode Island's week in numbers

Metro, Nov 12 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

Percentage of Americans that are unemployed:10.2 Weeks of extended unemployment benefits under the Worker,Homeownershipand Business Assistance Act of 2009:14 Weeks of …

Indy Index

News, Nov 12 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

Percentage of Americans that are unemployed:10.2Weeks of extended unemployment benefits under the Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009:14Weeks of …

BOOMER SEX

Arts, Nov 05 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

Long before it came to define the insipid scourge of contemporary cinema, the term “romantic comedy” described the unsentimental yet uncynical …

Providence Ghost Tours

Metro, Oct 29 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

On October evenings Courtney Edge-Mattos, founder of Providence Ghost Tours and professional ghost hunter, can be found at Prospect Terrace Park, …

How to Put a Ring on it

BTV's Love Lockdown shows off eligible singles

arts & culture, Oct 22 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

Love Lockdown, Brown TV’s original dating showproduced by Nicole Carty and Dani Martinez, willscreen its second season premiere on FridayOctober 23 …

Thank You for Smoking

RI's astronomical cigarette tax at work

Metro, Oct 22 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

In April, Rhode Island increased cigarette excise taxes byone dollar, a 41-percent hike that made the state’s tax,at $3.46 a pack, …

Solid Waste

Metro, Oct 05 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

On September 22, the Rhode Island Bureau of Audits released an examination of the state's sole solid waste management company, the …

Bloodsuckers

bed bugs rise from the dead

Metro, Sep 28 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

If bed bugs sound like the stuff of nursery rhymes to you, it’s probablybecause until about five years ago, they virtually …

Chin Up, PVD

good news for people getting used to bad news

Metro, Sep 18 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

For a while it seemed daily. Wake up, make coffee, read the paper, lay to rest an icon of politics or …

THE FIFTH ESTATE: INTELLECTUAL FINANCIAL CRISES IN FRANCE

Features, Feb 12 2009

by Kat Stoeffel

When there's a strike, no one in France notices anymore," said French President Nicolas Sarkozy in July. The statement precluded the …

FROM THE EDITORS 10/30/08

From the Editors, Oct 30 2008

by Kat Stoeffel

Last week, Brown University celebrated women's rights, bodies and equality with W Week. It comprised the efforts of many campus organizations, …

This is Your City on WPA: A Guide to New Deal Landmarks in Providence

Features, Oct 30 2008

by Kat Stoeffel

One morning in Providence, shortly after the Wall Street apocalypse, a white luxury sedan with New York plates was pulled over …

DEAR PROVIDENCE: A LOVE LETTER WRIT LARGE AT NEW URBAN ARTS

Features, Sep 18 2008

by Kat Stoeffel

In 1922 Emily Post wrote, "The art of general letter-writing in the present day is shrinking until the letter threatens to …

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Brown, RISD, and campus crime reporting

Opinions, Mar 13 2008

by Kat Stoeffel

People of interest flyers are not rare on College Hill. A laptop goes missing, security video camera footage is scanned, and …

He's Just Not That Into You

Kelvin Sampson forgets the rules when romancing recruits

Metabolics, Mar 06 2008

by Kat Stoeffel

On Valentine's Day, the Associated Press reported that the NCAA had accused Indiana University basketball coach Kelvin Sampson of showing his …