Monique Atkinson

Author Archive: Monique Atkinson

Moe is a senior studying Journalism and Sociology. If you're looking closely you can find her rereading anything by Oscar Wilde in a coffee shop, avoiding trains on Commonwealth Ave, or napping... pretty much anywhere.

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Scream of Consciousness

Scream of Consciousness

| March 17, 2017 | 7 Comments

“My grandmother would say I’m haunted. That’s Jamaican for preoccupied with too many things at one time. She doesn’t know how my consciousness screams,”

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Learning to be a Black Girl

Learning to be a Black Girl

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“When I think of that day I feel the deflation of constantly being told you can’t sit here, you can’t play with us, you can’t do that, you can’t learn here black girl… but I also remember the next day.”

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Boston’s South End: A Journey

Boston’s South End: A Journey

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Take the hand of a loved one and embark on an adventure. You may not realize, but it could be exactly what we need…”

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Meeting Alex Coleman

Meeting Alex Coleman

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Like all places that are better than many, it’s easy to overlook the ways that you’re not.” –Dr. Alex Coleman

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In the Event of a Thanksgiving Bodysnatching

In the Event of a Thanksgiving Bodysnatching

| November 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

How do I know that it’s really you?

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Fear of the Familiar

Fear of the Familiar

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“There is comfort in knowing that when I’m ready to return, it’ll be there waiting for me.”

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Beantown Blessings

Beantown Blessings

| August 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

The caffeinated joys of Boston coffee shops.

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

The Most Important Meal of the Day

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, for those who can facilitate its importance.”

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My Old Friend the Library

My Old Friend the Library

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the love of the information stored within these hallowed halls.

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