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Mackie ’59: Performing arts and Brown’s obligations to historic preservation

May 24, 2017 0 comments

Several years ago, Brown engaged famous author-illustrator David Macaulay to chronicle Brown’s historic campus. Macaulay’s tour resulted in a brilliant film entitled “Brown: A Sense of Place.” Among his reflections was the importance of Brown’s smaller buildings. Macaulay states, “They are, in a curious way, the glory of the Brown […]

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Malin-Mayor ’17: Demanding respect for women in intramural sports

May 17, 2017 0 comments

A few weeks ago, I played in an intramural soccer game in which I was the only woman playing.

Jaclyn Torres: Finding friendship through food

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Jaclyn Torres: Finding friendship through food

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

You can learn a lot about a person over a meal. My best friends at Brown share my love of food and, in many cases, a similar eating schedule.

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Lindsey Taing: Chill out

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

I entered Brown with big aspirations, wide eyes and a hope for something incredible.

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Julia Stemmer: Play It Right (Sylvan Esso)

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

I cannot begin to quantify the number of parties I have attended with Steff and Stefan where we have taken over the music.

Lainie Rowland: Anything but a cheesy column

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Lainie Rowland: Anything but a cheesy column

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

My senior year of high school I wrote a paper for my AP Language class trying to figure out what makes going to college worth the money.

Jia-hong Sun: You Are A Little Self-Conscious

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Jia-hong Sun: You Are A Little Self-Conscious

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

You bend down to tie your laces. You think the shoes are funny-looking. They are made of cowhide, and you have never worn ones like these before.

Taneil Ruffin: Homesickness

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Taneil Ruffin: Homesickness

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

Homesickness has plagued me for longer than I would like to admit.

Daniel Murage: A friend and a book

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Daniel Murage: A friend and a book

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

I have often been asked what my favorite book is or asked friends what their favorite books are.

Syed Ejaz Husain ’86 MD’90 and Andy Lazris ’86 in their freshman dorm, Everett Hall, in 1982.

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David Lazris: Brown in a quarter century

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

In 1982, an incoming freshman from New Jersey met his roommate, an international student from Pakistan.