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Articles by Anna Lipin

Concrete Quiet

Mornings are not for noise.  They are not for making doctor’s appointments or doing laundry. Mornings are for silent conversations between the voice in my head and the voice...

Madame President

  Sex, Markets, and Power was packed at its first meeting. Professor Rosenbluth opened her lecture with a photo collection by Elle UK, in which men were photoshopped out...

An eater’s transformation

Supertaster (n): a person who responds more strongly than the average person to different flavors. Sugar is sweeter, salt is saltier, chilies are spicier. A stronger sense of smell...

Look back at it

In 1972, Joyce Maynard published a mini-memoir that appeared on the cover of the New York Times Maga- zine. Poignant, eloquent memoirs often grace the magazine’s pages, but this...

Taming of the screw

In the midst of the Camp Yale frenzy, I have a distinct memory of hearing the phrase “freshman screw.” I interrupted the girl mid-sentence, asking her to repeat herself....

Back to school

Chris McGill, BK ’16, started producing music at 15. It was the age of Napster and of new social networks. The Internet was expanding, and it was increasingly easy...

Citizenfour

Citizenfour is different. It is a movie in which we, as the public subject to the policies unveiled by Edward Snowden, are members of the cast. We already know...

Setting feminism aside

When I decided to do Directed Studies this year, I expected to struggle with the reading. I anticipated attempts to decipher Plato and Homeric similes. What I wasn’t expecting,...

From stalk to stand

Outside the plastic tarp, the early autumn breeze sweeps over the farm, but inside, the air is warm and still. Sweat drips down my back and condenses in little...