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Articles by Rebecca Okin (10)

Okin ’19: Chill culture isn’t cool

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Okin ’19: Chill culture isn’t cool

October 12, 2017 0 comments

What creature tends to seek a mate in the winter, welcomes any offering of free carbs and has mastered appearing calm on the surface.

Okin ’19: Pick print

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Okin ’19: Pick print

September 26, 2017 0 comments

Last week, Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner announced the sale of the publication that has been both reporting and influencing pop culture since 1967.

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Okin ’19: In light of hate, choose community

September 10, 2017 0 comments

The iconic Rabbi A.Y. Kook once said, “I don’t speak because I have the power to speak; I speak because I don’t have the power to remain silent.”

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Okin ’19: That kind of girl

April 17, 2017 0 comments

As “Girls” came to a close this Sunday, I couldn’t help but think of the first time Lena Dunham’s unapologetic nakedness graced my screen.

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Okin ’19: Words matter

April 6, 2017 0 comments

I have always considered myself a champion of the importance of language.

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Okin ’19: What’s in an Oscar legacy?

March 9, 2017 0 comments

Whether it was right for Casey Affleck to win the Oscar for best actor was initially obvious to me.

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Okin ’19: Achieving happiness

February 26, 2017 0 comments

I wouldn’t be surprised if many 2021 Brown acceptees ultimately decide to make College Hill their home due to our distinguished reputation for happiness.

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Okin ’19: Reconsidering the sophomore slump

February 12, 2017 0 comments

I am sure every member of the class of 2019 has discovered at least a partial truth to the slump.

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Okin ’19: Living our Google Calendars to the fullest

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Though you may not engage in it, speed walking down Thayer with fingers flexing across a lit rectangular screen has become a recognizable sport.


Okin ’19: What we can learn from literary discomfort

November 21, 2016 0 comments

My professor warned us this week that what he was about to say would probably be an unpopular sentiment among us students.