Langston Hughes once asked an eternally relevant question: whether a dream deferred dries up, like a raisin in the sun. Despite every challenge, we have held onto our dreams.
We learned to patiently understand and engage with one another in pursuit of a greater understanding of each other and a greater understanding of God.
I have a red-and-black print of an Andy Warhol quote on my wall: “The world fascinates me.” For as long as I can remember, this has been true.
If Brown students are serious about changing our institution for the better, we need to get more people engaged in campus issues and University governance.
That was the moment I knew graduating from Brown is not the end but just the beginning. You simply do not graduate alone.
Along with phrases like “arch sing” and “spicy with,” “independence” has its own unique meaning at Brown.
Game-tying shots get lost behind game-winners, just as everyday occurrences get washed out by life-defining experiences.
Brown may not have the largest endowment, but what it lacks in capital, it makes up for in personality.
It took a while — until my second semester at Brown — before I really felt that the band was that community, but ever since, I haven’t looked back.
I urge us all to bring the intention and compassion we have learned here to our future relationships and endeavors.