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Armani Madison: A hope in the unseen

Armani Madison: A hope in the unseen

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

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.

Abid Haseeb: In pursuit of God at Brown

Abid Haseeb: In pursuit of God at Brown

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

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.

Celina Stewart: Reflecting on home

Celina Stewart: Reflecting on home

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

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.

Bhatla, Gourley, Saltzman: Student Voices Matter

Bhatla, Gourley, Saltzman: Student Voices Matter

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

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.

Ekaterina Shaleva: Being ready

Ekaterina Shaleva: Being ready

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

That was the moment I knew graduating from Brown is not the end but just the beginning. You simply do not graduate alone.

Jason Ginsberg: A cautionary tale

Jason Ginsberg: A cautionary tale

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

Along with phrases like “arch sing” and “spicy with,” “independence” has its own unique meaning at Brown.

Alex Wainger: The shot before “The Shot”

Alex Wainger: The shot before “The Shot”

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

Game-tying shots get lost behind game-winners, just as everyday occurrences get washed out by life-defining experiences.

Hannah Anokye: The unique gift of TWW

Hannah Anokye: The unique gift of TWW

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

Brown may not have the largest endowment, but what it lacks in capital, it makes up for in personality.

Amy Andrews: Ever true: to the band, and to Brown

Amy Andrews: Ever true: to the band, and to Brown

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

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.

Elana Jaffe: Fragile connections

Elana Jaffe: Fragile connections

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

I urge us all to bring the intention and compassion we have learned here to our future relationships and endeavors.