THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

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FTE, Sep 25 2020

There are no Wendy’s in Belgium. Well, that’s not completely true. There are no capital W, square-patty serving restaurants within its …

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FTE, Sep 23 2020

Amidst the abundant crises, we must find endorphins in uncanny places. The most reliable source this summer is the bottom of …

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FTE, Aug 07 2020

The Indy spent its first summer at sea. The four of us have been spread across different time zones that are …

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FTE, May 01 2020

The SAM that began Volume 40 imagined themselves to be militant, strong, and unbreakable. Stalwart with the force of thirty years …

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FTE, Apr 24 2020

These days, words haven’t felt right for the taking. A tired world is a heavy weight for any tongue to carry, …

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FTE, Apr 17 2020

I’d like to tell you how sure I am as though things possess certainty, as though I have learned to surrender. …

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FTE, Apr 10 2020

What does holding on look like when everyone’s so scared to touch? These days, my grip feels firm only on scraps, …

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FTE, Mar 27 2020

The stop signs on the edges of the hill seem particularly crooked now, and the traffic lights along Prospect Street change …

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FTE, Mar 13 2020

The task ahead of us remains the same. We have to fight to win justice and liberation for all people. We …

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FTE, Mar 06 2020

Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a concentration. Choose 9am classes, 7am workouts, Emergen-C, and guac for …

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FTE, Mar 03 2020

Q: Help. I am sad. Can’t shake the feeling. Work is tough, unrelenting, etc. I know that I cannot live without …

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FTE, Feb 15 2020

It’s Valentine’s Day! “Love” is in the air, and the Indy has been torn into factions over a dire game of …

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FTE, Feb 14 2020

by SAM

We’re gonna be honest. There’s a lot of stuff going on this week. 1917 has 10 Oscar nominations. You’re holding issue …

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FTE, Dec 06 2019

by BCT

Every Friday morning, you wake up, softly scramble your eggs, and settle down on the sofa with a freshly minted edition …

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FTE, Nov 22 2019

by M & M

Have you ever picked the peanut pieces out of chunky peanut butter with chopsticks? Meticulously, delicately, carefully, assuredly. The obsession with …

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FTE, Nov 15 2019

by BB

On Tuesday, Brown University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) met to discuss Brown Divest’s proposal that the …

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FTE, Oct 25 2019

by S+T

We’re sitting in the corner having a conversation about non sequiturs. From across the room someone asks us why we are …

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FTE, Oct 11 2019

by GS

It’s 9:44 PM. All I ate today was a bagel, lox, lox cream cheese, garlic-chive cream cheese, plain cream cheese, capers, …

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FTE, Oct 05 2019

by EC

Some of you may be familiar with that precious bagel store up Hope. On Monday morning, I watched an altercation there. …

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FTE, Sep 27 2019

by ER

I was just solicited to write this. It’s what I get for coming to Conmag at peak copy hour, I guess. …

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FTE, Sep 20 2019

by EK

To whom it may concern: I’d like to return this issue of the College Hill Independent. How should I address my …

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FTE, Sep 13 2019

by BCT

It’s Friday the 13th. Conmag is full of fruit flies, but we are full of dreams. Below, please see our BUCKET …

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FTE, Apr 19 2019

by KN + HA

My Indy, It’s not you, it’s us—the ones that are leaving, the ones with no more pages to fill. To be …

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FTE, Apr 12 2019

by SHF

The image appeared in a Facebook message with no context: a fuzzy, orange ring. “Are we looking an accretion disk?” I …

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FTE, Apr 04 2019

by Professor Mike Fink, Literary Arts + Studies & RISD

We received the following letter last week, which felt urgent enough to share: “A fortnight ago a handsome plaque or pennant …

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FTE, Mar 22 2019

by JAM

There are rotting bunches of kale in our fridges; our floors are still sticky with the residue of melted snow trekked …

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FTE, Mar 15 2019

by BM & NRS

‘Twas a brisk March morning. Our collective innards grumbled, as we approached the refectory’s gates. A newsboy, clad in dungarees and …

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FTE, Mar 08 2019

by JH

The sensation half a foot of snow overdue all landing at once. I spot the trough at the end of the …

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FTE, Mar 01 2019

by JR + LSL

I’ve run into city councilwoman Kat Kerwin twice in the past week: once at Seven Stars Bakery on the West Side …

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FTE, Feb 14 2019

by BB & SC

There are two kinds of people on the Independent: the ones who still believe in Valentine’s Day and those who have …

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FTE, Feb 08 2019

by SS

Admittedly, I didn’t watch this year’s State of the Union. My philosophy on this event (in general) is that it’s a …

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FTE, Feb 01 2019

by WET

Hey guys. Welcome back to my channel. Sorry I haven’t been around for a while. I’ve been trying to figure out …

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FTE, Dec 07 2018

by PPS

On Wednesday, Black students at Brown walked out of class, joined by allies in the community, to commemorate and reassert the …

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FTE, Nov 30 2018

by GYS

Descartes tells us that indecision is “a species of fear,” useful only when it delays our actions long enough for contemplation …

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FTE, Nov 16 2018

by MV

Although we’ve had our differences, I’ve come to appreciate the spells of nostalgia induced by the changing of seasons. A Los …

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FTE, Nov 09 2018

by CP && WW

We check the news: Democrats win the House, Republicans win the Senate. All of this—the sleepless nights angry at the evening …

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FTE, Oct 26 2018

by SA

As my language becomes mired in loss, trading in expulsions of it starts to feel cheap. Everything I write, sing, or …

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FTE, Oct 19 2018

by BB

As the seasons change, so must the music I spend my day with. Not every song has a season, but the …

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FTE, Oct 05 2018

by IR

Men of a certain Age, say, the Enlightenment, have often mentioned that certain activities, like sitting on a hillside or eating …

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FTE, Sep 27 2018

by IS

Nearly every night without fail, my grandmother’s words ring in my ears as I try to fall asleep, “You don’t sleep …