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Priyanka Podugu: What grief taught me about compassion

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Priyanka Podugu: What grief taught me about compassion

May 28, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

A couple days before classes started last fall, I learned that my grandmother was dying. She was the oldest member of my family, but we did not expect such a rapid decline in her health.

AJ Davis: Finding meaning in the small moments

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AJ Davis: Finding meaning in the small moments

May 26, 2020 2 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

Anticlimactic. That is the descriptor most used when discussing graduation for the class of 2020.

Eduard Muñoz-Suñé: How the pandemic expanded my perception of success after college

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Eduard Muñoz-Suñé: How the pandemic expanded my perception of success after college

May 25, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

The coronavirus has radically changed the last three months of my college experience by ending in-person classes, making me leave campus and postponing my graduation.

Derek Simshauser: Where will we be when things ‘get back to normal’?

Derek Simshauser: Where will we be when things ‘get back to normal’?

May 25, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

For many adults, the end of the pandemic will be marked by apparent normalcy. Control over the novel coronavirus (whether in the form of a vaccine, herd immunity, or comprehensive contact tracing) promises the cessation of mass death, yes, but also the return of familiar routines.

Jonathan Douglas: How (not) to think like a computer

Jonathan Douglas: How (not) to think like a computer

May 25, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

My mind has never thought as an ordered set of instructions. I always have a jumble of thoughts in my head, reminders to do laundry next to overdue problem sets on top of pleas from my mom to CALL MY GRANDPARENTS.

Dhruv Singh: Finding your people

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Dhruv Singh: Finding your people

May 24, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

I am technically part of the class of 2019.5. But because I graduated a little early, I decided to spend spring semester on campus, remaining engaged in the communities I have come to love at Brown.

Ugoji Nwanaji-Enwerem: Trailblazing as a brown girl at Brown

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Ugoji Nwanaji-Enwerem: Trailblazing as a brown girl at Brown

May 23, 2020 1 comment
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

I remember being wide-eyed and nervous. My stomach was in knots, yet my heart was warm and full of anticipation. My parents and I had decided to take a road trip from my home in North Carolina to Providence, Rhode Island for my college move-in.

Rebecca Aman: How I learned to embrace burnout

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Rebecca Aman: How I learned to embrace burnout

May 23, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

My stomach full of pumpkin pie and turkey, I sat on the floor of my childhood bedroom writing and rewriting an email. Yes, it was Thanksgiving. But as an Opinions Editor for The Herald, I didn’t take days off.

Sahyouni ’21: Don’t blame the people of China for the Chinese Communist Party’s coronavirus failures

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Sahyouni ’21: Don’t blame the people of China for the Chinese Communist Party’s coronavirus failures

April 26, 2020 1 comment

As COVID-19 challenges the United States with the greatest health crisis in recent history, many American news outlets have devoted a worrying amount of coverage to bickering over what to call the virus.

Klein ’20: NFL Draft Preview

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Klein ’20: NFL Draft Preview

April 22, 2020 0 comments

The 2020 NFL Draft will take place Thursday night to Saturday afternoon, and it is sure to capture even more attention than usual due to the current absence of live sporting events in the United States. For the first time ever, the draft will be conducted virtually.