Commencement Magazine 2016

Emma Gleeman: Pins

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Emma Gleeman: Pins

May 13, 2016 0 comments

My mental map of Brown — my own perception of the place — has always been tied to my mother, Beth Davis, a proud 1978 alumna.

After performing on Wriston Quad since 1986, the center of Greek Life, the University moved Binder’s shows to Ruth Simmons Quad in 2014. Many students were sad about the move, as was Binder himself: Wriston had “a certain intimacy to it that I prefer,” he said.

Binder at Brown turns 30

May 22, 2016 0 comments

Every year since 1986, hungover students have made a post-Spring Weekend pilgrimage to see folk-singer-turned-frat-legend Dave Binder.

Elana Jaffe: Fragile connections

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Elana Jaffe: Fragile connections

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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

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

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

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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.

Hannah Anokye: The unique gift of TWW

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Hannah Anokye: The unique gift of TWW

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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

Alex Wainger: The shot before “The Shot”

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Alex Wainger: The shot before “The Shot”

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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

Jason Ginsberg: A cautionary tale

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Jason Ginsberg: A cautionary tale

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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

Ekaterina Shaleva: Being ready

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Ekaterina Shaleva: Being ready

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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

Bhatla, Gourley, Saltzman: Student Voices Matter

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Bhatla, Gourley, Saltzman: Student Voices Matter

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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.

Celina Stewart: Reflecting on home

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Celina Stewart: Reflecting on home

May 26, 2016 0 comments

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.