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Editorial: The S/NC deadline is not satisfactory

The deadline to opt for the Satisfactory/No Credit grading option is fast approaching, and as shopping period comes to a close, students are doing their best to make the right call. Taking a class S/NC can help alleviate students’ stress about grades when taking a course, allowing them to focus ...


Letter: Gail from the Ratty says goodbye

I now sadly must say goodbye to all the students whom I call friends, to everyone in the Brown community whom I have had the pleasure to meet and especially to my coworkers from Dining Services. They worked tirelessly beside me. We were a team and, most of all, a family. I will miss all of you very ...


Levine ’23: Learning a language means learning a culture

The first thing I noticed about the woman behind the counter at Copenhagen’s Immigration Services was her Bruce Springsteen graphic tee. “I like your shirt,” I said as I handed over my passport. She looked me directly in the eye: “He is the love of my life.” We sat with this for a moment. ...


Bahl ’24: Salary versus science when choosing a career in tech

Like many other computer science concentrators at Brown, I began searching for a summer internship early last fall. In the weeks leading up to winter break, I saw many of my peers notify their LinkedIn connections that they would be spending their summers working for top tech companies. To my surprise, ...

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Simon ’25: Let’s press play on political fantasies

My winter break was quiet, a blur of long walks and at-home COVID-19 tests. But what ended up defining it more than anything else were countless episodes of “The West Wing.” A political drama filmed mostly in the early 2000s, “The West Wing” follows the fictional administration of Democratic ...


McGough '23: A return to normalcy: repoliticizing America

For far too long, Americans have blissfully pretended that some things are simply “apolitical” and devoid of potential controversy. Prior generations allowed civics to become a small and contained affair, idealizing politics and slowly devastating our country’s ability to form a more perfect ...

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Editorial: Brown is back

We spent the last year and a half craving the small pleasures, the ones we took for granted before the pandemic hit. Hugging friends and seeing their unmasked smiles. Chatting with classmates before and after lecture. 

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