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Contra-Band (Once More Unto My Niche)

As I lay hog-tied on the mystery-stained carpet of the Harvard University Band headquarters in the winter of my freshman year, suffering tickle torture at the hands of my too-good-to-be-true senior boyfriend (who, it would soon turn out, was also too-gay-to-be-true), one thought dominated the forefront of my mind: “I really hope I don’t pee my pants.” A close second, though, was the thought of how unexpectedly happy I was in that moment. 829 more words


Becoming the Woman I Never Thought I Would Be

While growing up I was never a cool kid. I was never invited to parties or asked to sit at the popular table in the cafeteria. 440 more words


Band Geek: BANKS

by K. Borovinsky
graphic by Savannah Tate

When your new home is an apartment in the city and it never truly gets quiet at night, the whirling sounds of transpiration need some tragically hip music to accompany the mood. 209 more words


Reliving Old Memories

I was a band geek in school.  And I’ve found out over the years… once a band geek, ALWAYS a band geek.  It NEVER leaves.  The sound of brass and snare drums still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up.   440 more words

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Band Geek: Real Estate

by K. Borovinsky
graphic by Savannah Tate

Regardless of whether you and I are in the same boat, and the last weekends of August are bringing stress, or you are fortunate to still be shooting the breeze with another month of vacation, Real Estate should be playing in the background. 260 more words