Articles by Nicholas Esemplare (19)

Esemplare ’18: Why S/NC is failing us

Columns, Opinions

Esemplare ’18: Why S/NC is failing us

September 13, 2017 1 comment

When applying to colleges, the thing I liked most about Brown was its promise of academic freedom.


Esemplare ’18: The failure of progressivism

December 1, 2016 3 comments

In the aftermath of a historic and surprising election outcome, Americans have come forth with a plethora of explanations for the seemingly inexplicable.


Esemplare ’18: Reading in the smartphone era

October 26, 2016 Comments are Disabled

My whole life, I’ve been a reader. From a young age I would get lost in books, reading for hours on end with no interruption.


Esemplare ’18: The beauty of the college bubble

October 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Objectively speaking, Brown is a bubble. I’m not venturing into the discussion about trigger warnings or safe spaces; I’m talking about insulation.


Esemplare ’18: The line between romanticism and pragmatism

September 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled

This past Wednesday I read Anuj Krishnamurthy’s ’19 column ( “Making a living,” Sept. 21 ) with interest.


Esemplare ’19: Civic duty and cowardice

September 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a historic election season.


Esemplare ’18: Redefining diversity

April 14, 2016 4 comments

Over the course of the current academic year, perhaps no topic has been more in the consciousness of the Brown community than diversity.


Esemplare ’18: Ignorance in the face of terror

March 25, 2016 14 comments

Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels are a tragic reminder of the world’s vulnerability to acts of terror.


Esemplare ’18: Mandatory attendance misses the mark

March 2, 2016 1 comment

That’s what college is about, isn’t it? It’s a four-year trial by fire at learning to be independent.

Esemplare ’18: Embrace the MOOC

Columns, Graphics

Esemplare ’18: Embrace the MOOC

February 16, 2016 1 comment

What can be done to make higher education more affordable?