THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Body

The Life of Lorimer

Body, Nov 16 2018

by Nicolaia Rips

Lorimer was a zesty youth. His baker made him with lemon rind and bitter vanilla. The lemon was shriveled and white-yellow …

Material Girls

Gendered consumerism and the allure of ‘natural’ beauty

Body, Oct 26 2018

by Annabelle Woodward

The ‘real girl’ lives on commercial breaks, subway cars, and the glossy broad sides of commuter buses. She is beautiful, but …

On Being Human

Vignettes in healthcare mismanagement

Body, Oct 19 2018

by Christine Huynh

Case Study #1: Pills for Stomach Aches It is almost six o’clock when Ms. A finds her heels dragging themselves lifelessly …

Fight to Table

A Pittsburgh international eatery and its politics

Body, Oct 05 2018

by Pia Mileaf-Patel

Dawn Weleski is a Pittsburgher. She talks fast and with a purpose, was “raised on pierogis and pulaski noodles,” and has …

Baked

Because bread is fundamental

Body, Sep 24 2018

by Emerson Tenney

There is a dichotomy surrounding bread, and this is especially true in the United States. Cultures all across the globe consume …

Slips

Getting dressed with glamour

Body, Sep 15 2018

by Cate Turner

The first piece of clothing I ever really loved was a calf-length dress I would now call slip-inspired. It didn't look …

Grave Goods

The possessions of the passed

Body, Apr 06 2018

by Eve Zelickson

Last month I called my grandma hoping to plan a trip up to Gladstone, Michigan to visit her for Easter. At …

March Madness

Body, Mar 23 2018

Lessons on Corporeal Grammar

Body, Mar 09 2018

by Anna Hundert

There’s something unfailingly secure about reciting charts of conjugated verbs. Something about the rhythm, the way everything seems to fit neatly …

Bread, Slowly, Painstakingly

Body, Feb 09 2018

by Pia Mileaf-Patel

I’ve started talking about bread like some people talk about finding a particularly inspiring spinning instructor. Nobody talks about finding religion, …

Kebab a ČÍna

Veganism, multiculturalism, and culinary tradition in the Czech Republic

Body, Feb 02 2018

by Jane Argodale

On a Saturday afternoon in the Czech city of Brno, my friend and I sat inside Forky’s, a vegan restaurant, shoveling …

Eat Up

Thoughts on the body horror of Raw

Body, Nov 03 2017

by Audrey Chisholm

content warning: gore, eating disorder Before it hit the US, Julia Ducournau’s debut film Raw generated early buzz for its allegedly …