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Illustrations by Annika Finne

41 illustrations found.


Let Them Eat Cake

consuming the other

Arts & Culture, May 02 2012

by Sophia Seawell

At the World Art Day celebration on April 15 at the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm, gallery-goers ate cake. It …

Psychedelic (Part II)

Features, Apr 10 2012

by Emily Gogolak & Ellora Vilkin

I COULD QUIT WHENEVER I WANT Looks like one good trip really could change your life: according to a meta-analysis published …

PSYCHEDELIC

Features, Apr 10 2012

by By Andrew Lee

There are tales of people taking psychedelic drugs and jumping out of buildings, going permanently insane, or accidentally overdosing. There are …

Monkey Face

Literary, Apr 10 2012

by By Gregory Conyers

If the man in the West once lived somewhere else, he has forgotten about it.  The sky has soaked it up.  …

Haute Cuisine

Food, Apr 10 2012

by By Lucas Morduchowicz

In the 1960s, men were men, the scotch was strong, and airplane food was gourmet. Grilled filet mignon with buttered green …

Window Pane

Literary, Mar 06 2012

by Michael Mount

When we were driving they caught us. When I was doing nothing but looking straight through the glass and watching the …

Week in Review

News, Feb 19 2012

by Christina McCausland, Alex Ronan & Barry Elkinton

There is a Lot I Don’t Understand About You Hamza Kashgari, a 23-year old columnist for Saudi Arabia’s Al Bilad newspaper, …

A Pint Sized Perspective

Arts & Culture, Dec 08 2011

by Chris Cohen & Stephen Carmody

As someone who is reaching adulthood, it is easy to lose sight of the lives of those younger than yourself. To …

Un-Chartered Territory

Providence considers the future of public schools

Metro, Dec 08 2011

by Bobby Hunter

I arrived at the West Broadway Neighborhood Association in November, housed in a converted gas station, with no central heating. Despite …

Hey Providence, What is That: The Fleur-de-Lys Studio

An artsy atelier on Thomas Street

Metro, Dec 08 2011

by Belle Cushing

This is the studio that Sydney built. This is the art That lives and works and thrives in the studio that …

Pivotal Points

US foreign policy refocuses on the Asian-Pacific

News, Dec 08 2011

by Erica Schwiegershausen

Last June, President Barack Obama laid out plans for the beginning of the USdrawdown in Afghanistan, pledging to pull approximately a …

Chocolate Ice Cream

Literary, Nov 28 2011

by Nick Catoni

I eat bark and drink piss.But when I sit down for a meal, it resembles croutons and diet soda.I’ve had a …

Badasses in the Sciences

Science & Technology, Nov 28 2011

by Joanna Zhang & Ashton Strait

Eric Pianka In 1952, Eric Pianka was a curious 13-year-old exploring the mountainous border between California and Oregon. The Pianka home …

Democracy For Sale

An ambivalent analysis of Citizens United

Opinions, Nov 28 2011

by Jeanne Jeong

A clever sign stands out among the 99 percemt. Provocative and pointed, it reads, “I refuse to believe corporations are people …

A Meal is a Meal is a Meal

Food, Nov 03 2011

by by Belle Cushing

On a winter’s night, a New York Times food critic walks into a French restaurant on East 52nd Street. “La Grenouille …

What Will The Museum of the Future Look Like?

Arts, Nov 03 2011

by by Catherine Grenier & translated from the French by Jordan Carter

The definition of museum:The 20th century museum of fine art was at once a museum, a generator of exhibitions and art-related …

Carmen Castillo Wins Ward 9

Metro, Nov 03 2011

by by HALEY KOSSEK

Leading up to last week, news headlines pairing the words “housekeeper” and “politician” together tended to refer to scandals like those …

WEEK IN REVIEW 06 October 2011

Week in Review, Oct 27 2011

by by Ashton Strait, Madilynn Castillo & Christina McCausland

Utahns Strip Down to Break StereotypesIf you were to associate underwear with Utah in any way, it would probably be a …

Art and Everyday Life

Arts, Oct 27 2011

by by Jordan Carter

Since when did artists drive around in armored trucks? Mel Chin’s Operation Paydirt/Fundred Dollar Bill is a socially engaged art project that …

Why Occupy Wall Street Isn't Particularly Revolutionary

Opinions, Oct 27 2011

by by Jonathan Topaz

“Mankind desperately needs revolutionary leadership”—Robert Hayden, co-founder of Students for a Democratic Society, “Port Huron Statement”, 1962“We’re trying to create a …

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

News, Oct 25 2011

by by Erica Schwiegershausen

Although it’s hard to remember the days before Google was a commonplace verb, Google, Inc. was first incorporated in 1998 with …

A Taste for Trash

a conversation about reality tv

Features, Apr 21 2011

by Eve Blazo

This is the real world. There are no prizes for piecing together the best office-appropriate outfit or eating bugs in the …

Excerpt from Bottleneck

Literary, Apr 21 2011

by Kate Van Brocklin

The pillow was a soft, cool cave for everything dark. Waking up with a damp neck and mossy hair, she was …

Food Fight

Seasoned Debate on Local Food and Big Agriculture

Metabolics, Apr 15 2011

by Fraser Evans

At the beginning of the year, a few of my housemates approached me with an invitation to participate along with them …

Family Planning & the Federal Budget Impasse

News, Apr 09 2011

by Erin Schikowski

As the Independent went to press, legislators on Capitol Hill were still struggling to agree on a budget for the remainder …

Providence Bites

Metro, Mar 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley & Emily Gogolak

Nowhere to Hide For Nude Survivor Move over Wesley Snipes: there is a new king of celebrity tax evasion, and he …

Nicky Park Memorial Park

Literary, Mar 25 2011

by Deepali Gupta

a play for mostly one person but also another person 1996. Before AOL 4.0, beforeTitaniccame out. It’s my first day of …

A Cultural Footnote

the Japanese disaster

News, Mar 25 2011

by Benson Tucker

Fifteen months ago, Haiti experienced an earthquake whose immediate and long-term human consequences are nearly unfathomable. Around three hundred thousand Haitians …

Your Brain on Meditation

science & technology , Mar 25 2011

by Nupur Shridhar

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have finally found scientific evidence for Buddhists’ peace of mind: meditation objectively improves neural plasticity …

Slash, Cut, and Burn

rewriting immigration–and the constitution–in Arizona

News, Mar 18 2011

by Emily Gogolak

Almost one year has passed since Arizona sent the nation into an uproar over its controversial anti-immigration law. The most radical …

Week in Review

celebrity meltdown edition

News, Mar 10 2011

by Ana Alvarez & Ashton Strait

Mean Sheen Beaned Flings While the wild ride that has been Charlie Sheen’s very public meltdown over the last two months …

The Oak Tree Massacre: Sports Rivalries Then and Now

Sports, Mar 06 2011

by David Adler & Edward Friedman

On the evening of January 27, a man’s gruff voice came over the AM radio to football fans across the state …

"Saving Women" Is Not a Justification for Occupation

Opinions, Mar 06 2011

by Amanda Labora

On Tuesday, March 1, Oliver Rosenbloom B’13 wrote an opinions column for the Brown Daily Herald discussing Brown students’ perception of …

Unrest Spreads in Ivory Coast

News, Mar 06 2011

by Erica Schwiegershausen

The three-month political stalemate in Ivory Coast has seen a surge in violence in recent weeks, raising concerns that civil war …

The Art of Vegan Mimickry: The Quest for Alfredo

Food, Mar 06 2011

by Molly Cousins

I’ve been exposed to a lot of atypical foods during my 21 years; I’ve eaten raw conch, chocolate-covered ant clusters, Rocky …

Second Amendment Momentum

Features, Feb 25 2011

by Kate Welsh

At a Washington rally last year on the fifteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) declared, “Fellow …

Museums Held Hostage

Arts, Feb 14 2011

by Olivia Fagon-Jene

In January 2010, Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough decided to pull a four-minute video portrait by artist David Wojnarowicz entitled Fire in …

Unlucky Thirteen

Features, Feb 14 2011

by Belle Cushing

It was bitterly cold in Minnesota that day. The fateful Monday in January when astronomy professor Parker Kunkle made the statement …

The Talking Cure: Can Communication Fix Malpractice?

Features, Mar 04 2010

by Alice Hines

Gertrude Trigo, a 73 year-old Warwick native, first began noticing symptoms around 1998. “I was with my two sisters driving. My …

Size Matters

the population debate

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Oct 05 2009

by Danny Sugar

The Scottish newspaper The Herald dubbed 2008“the year of global food crisis.” The simple call-to-armsthat motivated protesters in Haiti and othernations …

40 Barren Years

still no birth control pill for men

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Sep 28 2009

by Rebekah Bergman

In the 1950s a young woman at the drive-in with her beau would have been understandably anxious about the expiration date …