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Articles by Evan Sweren (10)

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.

Sweren ’15: For sale: the Bannister House

Columns

Sweren ’15: For sale: the Bannister House

February 27, 2015 3 comments

The house should function within the community, and it is a property we should be proud of, not one that we should try to pawn off to the lowest bidder.

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Sweren ’15: Talking in turn

February 25, 2015 14 comments

There have been a number of headlining slips of tongue in recent months, from Brian Williams’ mismemory turned flat-out lie to Justine Sacco’s AIDS joke.

Sweren ’15: Hungry, hungry students

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Sweren ’15: Hungry, hungry students

February 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A Brown-endorsed relationship with the many independent restaurants and food trucks on College Hill would enrich the undergraduate experience.

Sweren ’15: The reverse art heist

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Sweren ’15: The reverse art heist

November 21, 2014 1 comment

I am not against art. I’m not even against spending on big-name art. But I am against the supposed need for public art on every aspect of Brown’s campus.

Sweren ’15: Growing, growing, gone

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Sweren ’15: Growing, growing, gone

November 6, 2014 6 comments

At some point, we have to learn that demolishing buildings and subjecting history to renovation isn’t sustainable practice and isn’t economically sound.

Sweren ’15: What money can’t buy — time

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Sweren ’15: What money can’t buy — time

October 17, 2014 2 comments

If a library closes its doors when students are in the middle of their studies it adds stress and inconvenience and gets in the way of inspiration.

Sweren ’15: Cross-registration, one-sided

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Sweren ’15: Cross-registration, one-sided

October 3, 2014 3 comments

Why has Brown decided to limit the number of courses its students can take at RISD? Why does CAS have an arbitrary rule that hinders intellectual freedom?

Sweren ’15: The lesson of the poplar

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Sweren ’15: The lesson of the poplar

September 22, 2014 3 comments

Current design practices, however, disregard the long legacy of landscaping at Brown and are building a campus for the future that is devoid of history.

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Sweren ’15: Birthday blues

March 10, 2014 10 comments

If only the student body could have taken part in the difficult conversations that make a celebration of Brown’s 250th worthwhile.

Multimedia by Evan Sweren (6)