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Articles by Benjamin Bosis (5)

Bosis ’19: Friendships, four years later

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Bosis ’19: Friendships, four years later

February 11, 2019 0 comments

Four years later, I am still struck by the unpredictability of the people who have become my greatest friends. There is nothing that my enduring friendships share except for that they have endured — no characteristic, timing or shared interest can possibly forecast the trajectory of these relationships. 

Bosis ’19: Missionary impossible

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Bosis ’19: Missionary impossible

January 29, 2019 0 comments

If you’ve been a Brown student for any period of time, you’ve probably heard about sin awareness day. For most of us, this inevitable part of the semester boils down to a few days each year when everyone’s Snapchat stories are full of videos of a couple guys yelling indistinguishably atop a box outside Faunce arch.

Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

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Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

December 5, 2018 0 comments

My favorite quote about American elections is from political scientist Alexis De Tocqueville, who in 1835 described our process of electing a president as “a time of national crisis.”

Bosis ’19: Making time to live in the present

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Bosis ’19: Making time to live in the present

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Over my first three years at Brown, semester after semester, the times I’ve felt the best were always when I was the busiest.

Bosis ’19: The agency problem in student employment

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Bosis ’19: The agency problem in student employment

October 16, 2018 0 comments

There has been some serious blowback, to say the least, around Brown Dining Services stemming from the extreme overworking of students in supervising and management positions.