Quentin is an opinions columnist for The Herald and hails from Montgomery County, Maryland. He serves as a student co-coordinator for BWell’s Masculinity Peer Education program and is Vice President of Brown University’s NAACP chapter. Most likely concentrating in History and Public Policy, you can probably find Quentin reading in the Rock, speedwalking across campus or in his room catching up on TV shows.

Articles by Quentin Thomas (10)

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

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Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

September 16, 2018 0 comments

There were a lot of storylines that could have been written following the the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Singles final.

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Thomas ’21: Deriving meaning from different perspectives

April 15, 2018 0 comments

In recent weeks, ideological diversity has become a major topic of discussion on campus. The Herald has certainly facilitated this larger discussion, publishing a wide range of op-eds about free speech, the SPEAK coalition and Jeb Bush’s upcoming lecture.

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Thomas ’21: Being present for the future

March 21, 2018 0 comments

Course offerings for fall 2018 were released a few weeks ago on Courses@Brown. As I searched through the classes each department will offer next semester, I got excited thinking of all the various combinations of classes that I could take. The next day, I shared my excitement with a friend […]

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Thomas ’21: The case for a men’s revolution

February 28, 2018 0 comments

The idea of masculinity has been on my mind for some time now.

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Thomas ’21: Connecting the Ivory Tower to the real world

February 16, 2018 0 comments

The classes I’m taking this semester have me circling back to this one thought: How applicable is the stuff I’m learning in the classroom to the real world? We’re so fortunate to attend a place like Brown. Only a small minority of us will ever get the chance to receive […]

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Thomas ’21: The second semester slump

January 30, 2018 0 comments

The idea of the “sophomore slump” has significance outside of the college context: An artist’s second album might not be as good as their first, star rookies lose their luster and sequels are often worse than originals.

Thomas ’21: Rethinking who our veterans are

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Thomas ’21: Rethinking who our veterans are

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Last summer, I heard a Vietnam War veteran speak at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Thomas ’21: Diversity isn’t representation

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Thomas ’21: Diversity isn’t representation

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The importance of diversity on-screen and in Hollywood has been expressed countless times before.

Thomas ’21: Athletes are people, too

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Thomas ’21: Athletes are people, too

October 23, 2017 0 comments

Athletes are a lot like superheroes. Millions of people around the world watch sports and marvel at the seemingly otherworldly abilities of athletes.

Thomas ’21: Keeping the Brown Promise

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Thomas ’21: Keeping the Brown Promise

October 9, 2017 0 comments

“Don’t make a promise you can’t keep,” my mother would tell me growing up. I learned the power and strength of the word “promise” at a young age.