Articles by Eli Silvert (4)


Silvert ’20: Political hypersensitivity can be counterproductive

December 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Since coming to Brown, I’ve been exposed to an array of views that I had never thoughtfully explored before arriving on campus.


Silvert ’20: An evolving opinion on networking

November 11, 2016 Comments are Disabled

After reading Cindy Zeng’s ’20 recent column on networking, I felt relieved to hear someone else voice dissatisfaction with contrived networking events.


Silvert ’20: Orientation and keeping an open mind

October 18, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Everything was far too fast-paced to understand and internalize during orientation, so thinking back on the first few days of college can be useful.


Silvert ’20: Why a fear of commitments is good

September 23, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Whether we are conscious of it or not, we all fear the act of committing, which often means deciding to stick with something before truly understanding it.