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Articles by Suzannah Weiss (74)

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A proposed etiology of the vampire mania

December 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

This is not another article about how the Twilight series corrupts young girls. What else, you ask, might a gender and sexuality studies concentrator have to say in reaction to Breaking Dawn’s release at the Providence Place Mall? That girls of all ages are already corrupted and turn to series […]

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Breaking the ice through self-mockery

November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

I remember around this date four years ago, college touring seemed like one big contest over which school had the most a cappella groups. As my parents wondered what the word meant —

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Art rocks: Nature in all its dimensions

November 10, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Visual artists on campus are suddenly gung ho about rocks.

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Twee, emo, tweemo: a culture of contradiction

November 3, 2011 Comments are Disabled

St. Anthony Hall is home to several Brown stereotypes taken to their extremes, and thus offers fertile ground for exposing their contradictions.

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13 spooky sights, spirited sites for the 31st

October 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

1. Shades Plus is the perfect place to buy last-minute Halloween widgets like whiskers, wings and masks guaranteed to obstruct your ability to breathe, see and hear. The other day, as I was intently examining a plaid top hat, a fox mask on the wall turned to look at me. I’m not even kidding.

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13 looks for the 31st of October

October 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Some will let CVS or the Providence Place Mall provide their Halloween costumes. But not you. You are too original for that! Dress as one of these things instead:  1. Your landlord Don’t be too realistic, lest you get dragged into a mafia conflict in which several Providence landlords may […]

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A practice theory of theory and practice

October 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled

It is commonplace for academic disciplines to laud their own integration of theory and practice, as if such a move constituted bridging a gap.

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East Side antiquing: time capsules for the community

October 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Time should not be measured in numbers alone ­— objects reveal the workings of time in where they go, where they came from, what they look like and how they are used.

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Wise words echo in List stairway’s varied artwork

September 30, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Last week’s column on graffiti seemed incomplete without a mention of the List Art Center stairwell.

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Whispers of unannounced art heard from streets

September 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled

These streets are speaking. Some of their words are gibberish. Others allude to inside jokes. Many tell you to go buy stuff or check out this band or that yard sale. Once in a while, they catch you off guard.

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