Rebecca is an staff columnist from New York. A junior concentrating in English, she is also involved with Kappa Alpha Theta, Hillel, and the Meiklejohn program. She has interned everywhere from an educational nonprofit to an art gallery to an animation studio, so don't ask her what she wants to do post graduation. In her free time, Rebecca can typically be found running Blackstone Park, re-watching The Office for the sixth time and arguing the merits of her decision to study the humanities.

Articles by Rebecca Okin (17)

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Okin ’19: That kind of girl

April 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled

As “Girls” came to a close this Sunday, I couldn’t help but think of the first time Lena Dunham’s unapologetic nakedness graced my screen.

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Okin ’19: Words matter

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

I have always considered myself a champion of the importance of language.

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Okin ’19: What’s in an Oscar legacy?

March 9, 2017 2 comments

Whether it was right for Casey Affleck to win the Oscar for best actor was initially obvious to me.

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Okin ’19: Achieving happiness

February 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

I wouldn’t be surprised if many 2021 Brown acceptees ultimately decide to make College Hill their home due to our distinguished reputation for happiness.

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Okin ’19: Reconsidering the sophomore slump

February 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled

I am sure every member of the class of 2019 has discovered at least a partial truth to the slump.

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Okin ’19: Living our Google Calendars to the fullest

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Though you may not engage in it, speed walking down Thayer with fingers flexing across a lit rectangular screen has become a recognizable sport.


Okin ’19: What we can learn from literary discomfort

November 21, 2016 1 comment

My professor warned us this week that what he was about to say would probably be an unpopular sentiment among us students.