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Agnes Chan: Insecurities

Agnes Chan: Insecurities

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 distinctly remember the dread that filled me when I sat down to write my “Why Brown?” essay five years ago. Scattered across my desk were brochures collected from dozens of college fairs, and my browser was clogged with 20 or […]

Gillian Lee: Seeking value

Gillian Lee: Seeking value

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

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018As an applied math-economics concentrator, I’ve spent my undergraduate career learning about different ways to quantify the difference between an expected value and a true value. I’ve spent hours poring over notes and problem sets on concepts from mean squared error, […]

Marisa Chib: Writing as writing, as rioting, as righting

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Marisa Chib: Writing as writing, as rioting, as righting

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

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018My first day at Brown, I remember excitement and nerves. The smell of a fresh coat of paint as I walked into my dorm, the flash of a camera bulb as I took my ID picture. But most of all, I […]

Soraya Ferdman: On discord

Soraya Ferdman: On discord

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

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018When I left Puerto Rico to go to college, I had no intention of returning. I never felt quite at home there, in part because I did not look, speak or think like those around me. My mother is Iranian, my […]

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Samilow ’19: The case against anonymous commentary

April 26, 2018 0 comments

President Trump has many betes noires — his enemies, some of his friends, germs and sharks, to name a few — but none is more despised than the “FAKE NEWS media.”

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Foster ’19: A second Brown Promise

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In 2017, the University undertook a massive fundraising campaign to remove financial barriers to accessing a Brown education.

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Vilsan ’19: Relationships 101

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Let’s talk about relationships. The word has romantic connotations, but in reality, relationships are central to every part of our lives, from the personal to the professional.

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Aman ’20: Why is Brown’s room and board so expensive?

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Apr. 17, The Herald published spring poll results that found many students report stealing regularly from Brown eateries.

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Cardoso ’19: After Marielle Franco’s death, Brazil can no longer ignore its racism

April 23, 2018 0 comments

As Abdias do Nascimento once famously noted, Brazil has the largest African population of any country in the world besides Nigeria.

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Steinman ’19: Here comes the sun

April 23, 2018 0 comments

It once seemed an impossible dream, but spring has finally come to Providence.