Topic: Voices of 2015

Andrew Kaplan: To an old house on Angell Street

Andrew Kaplan: To an old house on Angell Street

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

As I sit writing this at my kitchen table, a housemate walks into the room and sits down next to me. “How do you define religion?” he asks.

William Janover: A new kind of school spirit

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

Brown has found itself atop many rankings lists, some more useful than others. None of those rankings, however, would ever deem us a spirited student body.

David Sheinfeld: Brothers at Brown

David Sheinfeld: Brothers at Brown

May 21, 2015 1 comment
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

Because I am terrible at icebreakers and grew up in the quiet suburbs, having three brothers is usually my go-to fun fact.

Mathias Heller: A Brunonian side of paradise?

Mathias Heller: A Brunonian side of paradise?

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

One of my favorite novels is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “This Side of Paradise,” which I have read twice and recommend to anyone.

Jo’Nella Queen: at brown

Jo’Nella Queen: at brown

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

at brown, i learned how to be black and of the intersectional-multilingual-diasporic beauty strength and power we hold.

Rachel Himes: Community development

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

I arrived at Brown a little worried about a lot of things. I lost sleep in the days counting down to Convocation: Would anyone at this school care about me?

Ellia Higuchi: Siestas and Brown

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

When I studied abroad in Spain I marveled at their siestas — which some, but not all, take to eat lunch for around two hours in the middle of the day.

Destin Sisemore: Beyond walls

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

Some people friend-requested way too many people on Facebook before we all arrived on campus. I’m one of those people.

Evan Sweren: Loved and lost

May 21, 2015 1 comment
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

Peel away the brick, take away the railings and there’s a story well worth sharing.