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Articles by Andrew Friedman (24)


Friedman ’19: Trump’s victory was in the cards

November 17, 2016 0 comments

This summer, I engaged in a Twitter war with a conservative Brit about the Brexit vote


Friedman ’19: Comedy shows do not an informed voter make

November 3, 2016 0 comments

Few comedy shows are more popular right now than John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which airs weekly on HBO to an average of 4.7 million viewers.


Friedman ’19: 10 things I wish newspapers covered over Trump

October 20, 2016 0 comments

One of my favorite pastimes at Brown is scrolling through and reading the most-viewed articles on the New York Times app on my phone while eating lunch.


Friedman ’19: Self-doubt at the ‘chill’ Ivy

October 6, 2016 0 comments

Mathematical computing isn’t easy. Neither are most academic endeavors at Brown. And that’s kind of the point.


Friedman ’19: Housing lottery harms ‘dorm-estic’ living

September 22, 2016 0 comments

Returning home for the summer after spending a year at Brown was difficult.


Friedman ’19: Facing freshman fears

September 8, 2016 0 comments

Three weeks ago, I signed up to offer advice and tips to my advisor’s incoming first-year advisees over an hour-long meeting.


Friedman ’19: Universities fail on mental health

April 22, 2016 0 comments

Last month, one of my classmates from middle school passed away.


Friedman ’19: An Epicurean renaissance

April 8, 2016 0 comments

The topic of post-college plans is, at least in my personal experience, one of the most difficult to broach in conversation with my freshman friends.


Friedman ’19: College’s thin line between private and public

March 22, 2016 0 comments

Before coming to Brown, I had the false impression that spaces would assume well-defined roles in my public or private life.


Friedman ’19: Let’s unpack ‘unpacking’

March 4, 2016 0 comments

I always knew that college was going to be full of conversations: late-night, lengthy, profound and sometimes uncomfortable.