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Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

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Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

September 11, 2018 0 comments

The past two years have been fraught for Democrats. In the aftermath of the calamitous 2016 presidential election, ideological fissures within the party have widened as progressive insurgents have found traction in recent months.

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Vilsan ’19: Best friends forever?

September 11, 2018 0 comments

Many of us spent the early part of our childhoods making friendship bracelets for playground buddies, only to watch those friendships fizzle within months of the symbolic union.

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Steinman ’19: Dirty money has no place in the DNC

September 6, 2018 0 comments

The Democratic National Committee took a critical step here in Providence this past June, passing a resolution that banned political contributions from the fossil fuel industry, namely oil, gas and coal companies and their associations.

Coral Murphy: Unpacking Brown in less than a year

Coral Murphy: Unpacking Brown in less than a year

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018On Sept. 20, 2017, the biggest hurricane to ever hit Puerto Rico destroyed part of my home, left my community with a lack of interconnectivity for weeks and forced millions to live without necessities, including food and water. As a third-year […]

Kate Talerico: Pulled from the archives

Kate Talerico: Pulled from the archives

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018I have spent hours flipping through past versions of Brown. The walls of The Herald’s office are lined with copies of the paper’s bound volumes dating back to 1892. Looking through them, I get swallowed up by the names of familiar […]

Samantha Savello: Something new

Samantha Savello: Something new

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018A magazine cover inspired me to change my concentration from the sciences to the humanities. Had someone told me then, as a freshman, I would never have believed it. But here I am, more satisfied than ever with my decision.  I […]

Mili Mitra: Memory ghosts

Mili Mitra: Memory ghosts

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018The summer before my first year at Brown, whilst deep in the throes of high school nostalgia, I stumbled across a Huffington Post blog titled, “Letting Go of Your Memory Ghost.” It began: “Do you know what a memory ghost is? […]

Michelle Zabat: Dad jokes

Michelle Zabat: Dad jokes

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018I’ll never forget my father’s last words to me before I started college: “Michelle, every single person at this school is going to be smarter than you.” I still remember that moment so clearly, standing on the sidewalk outside of Keeney […]

Margaret Hu: Embracing discomfort

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Margaret Hu: Embracing discomfort

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018Like many first-year students, I arrived at Brown with bright eyes, elated to begin college at what I considered the perfect school. This was my chance to live the dream: the American dream my parents had worked so hard to realize, […]

Paul sitting on the steps of Baylor's house.

Baylor Knobloch: Making a house a home

May 25, 2018 0 comments
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This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018My apartment building’s superintendent is the most reliable man in my life right now. Paul is an employee of Mitrelis Enterprises, a business housed in the basement of our building. Our landlord, Andy Mitrelis, is an 88-year-old Greek man who owns […]