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Articles by Nikhil Kumar (21)

Op-eds, Opinions

Kumar ’17: Rescued from the hurricane

September 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

On Aug. 29, First Lady Melania Trump grabbed the national spotlight by opting to wear stilettos.

Nikhil Kumar: Atlas


Nikhil Kumar: Atlas

May 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

In high school, I started a Tumblr account with the username, “peoplecartographer.” I titled the blog “Atlas.”

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: Leaving Brown, and hate, behind

April 26, 2017 2 comments

With Commencement just 31 days away, many of my fellow seniors find themselves in the throes of a full-blown existential crisis. Last September, I wrote myself “A pep talk for senior year,” in which I found cause for optimism despite “a general sense that the world into which we were […]

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: In remembrance

April 12, 2017 1 comment

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer shocked the country Tuesday by downplaying Hitler’s use of chemical weapons during the Holocaust

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: Collaboration over caricature

March 23, 2017 2 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students has targeted a living, increasingly diverse organization for the sake of political expediency.

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: Bleeding Kansas

March 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled

On Mar. 3, Deep Rai, a Sikh American of Indian origin was shot in a Seattle suburb by a white man who told him to “go back to your own country.”

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: Where are all the feminist men?

February 23, 2017 5 comments

Last Thursday, I attended an event hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice Brown University titled “State of the Uterus Address: The Future of Roe v. Wade.”


Kumar ’17: The great American identity crisis

February 9, 2017 2 comments

Is the United States an isolationist hermit or a welcoming haven for immigrants and refugees?

Columns, Opinions

Kumar ’17: The unequal equalizer

January 24, 2017 3 comments

What’s the point of college? On my final first day of class as an undergraduate, this question looms at the top of my mind.


Kumar ’17: American messiah

December 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The Brown University Chorus will perform the first part of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” Friday evening in Sayles Hall. I plan on attending.