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Sarah Yu '11: Actually, let's talk about sex

I spent my formative adolescent years at an absurdly secular and progressive educational institution. One very important thing that my school's curriculum did to prepare me for my journey into the real world was provide honest, effective and informative sex education.


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Michelle Uhrick '11: Obama's roasting

Obama is in trouble. Our very own Rhode Island candidate for Governor, Frank Caprio, has made national headlines by telling the once wildly popular president to take his endorsement and "shove it." The independents who once voted for Obama are now backing Republicans by a 14-point margin, according ...


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Stephen Wicken GS: Of grade-grubbing and toe-stubbing

Allow me, gentle reader, to tell you a brief story. It happened at Yale, where I was an MA student and first-time TA in a large lecture class. My fellow TA and I had just graded and returned 100 midterms when one of my students approached me. He radiated a quiet fury and might have been a little intimidating ...


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Lucia Seda '12: Where did my kitchen go?

Toward the end of July, the usual meal plan brochure arrived in my mailbox, announcing all of the familiar meal plans for the upcoming Academic Year. At the time, I checked off my current meal plan option on the card and mailed it back by the first week of August, without giving too much thought to ...


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Sissi Sun '12: V-Dub machine crisis

The weekday lunch and dinnertime rush at the entrance to Brown's Verney-Woolley Dining Hall is well known to students on and off meal plan. The line of students winds through the hallways of the Emery-Woolley Hall, moving at a snail's pace, due in no small part to the fact that at the start of ...


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Hunter Fast '12: Brown Airlines

Consider two prospective Brown students. One, Alice, is unsure of whether or not to attend Brown, while the other, Bob, has been committed to Brown from the start. Alice decides to fly to Providence to visit College Hill and finds while purchasing her airline tickets that there are three different classes ...


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Mike Johnson '11: Omens and prognostications

As September turns into October, and October meekly limps away into November, the nation prepares for its glimpse into the ugliest part of American politics — midterm elections. Historically a time of mudslinging and the bludgeoning of the majority political party, the midterm elections are a ...


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Elizabeth Perez '13: A product of procrastination

I think we can all agree that our physical presence at Brown completely distorts our perception of time. Deadlines seem like a distant reality, and in the midst of writing that eight-page paper for that one class you rarely attend, you find yourself endlessly watching videos on YouTube and falsifying ...





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