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Sean Quigley '10: Appropriate for the occasion

It has been said that during the period in which King Edward VII of the United Kingdom reigned (1901-1910), humanity last knew a proper attention to sartorial choices. Yes, His Majesty's approach was perhaps a little too fastidious, but in a time when jeans are king, especially on college campuses, ...

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Sean Quigley '10: Being truly collegial

Seeking a way to keep brick-and-mortar colleges and universities relevant, in an age when online institutions threaten to make the attainment of a bachelor's degree substantially easier and more convenient, David Sheffield '11 ("What could Brown do for you?", Feb. 25) proposed several recommendations ...

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Quigley '10: It's my car and I'll text if I want to

On several occasions this past summer, as I was making the trip from my internship office in Princeton to my family's house in Rhode Island, pride for my state consumed me. I was not sure about the laws in New Jersey or New York, but I was certain that Connecticut had made texting while driving illegal, ...

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Sean Quigley '10: Why did you come here?

As I began my first year at Brown more than three years ago, I remember receiving this exact question, having made no effort to hide the fact that, at the French Legislative Assembly, I would have sat on the right. Even to this day, when fellow conservatives and I make recommendations concerning where ...

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Sean Quigley '10: R.I.P. cloves

Indonesian spices and tobacco make for an excellent smoking experience. Indeed, even those who look askance at regular cigarettes typically enjoy the unique aroma created by the product that incorporates those two elements: the clove cigarette. Crunchy types especially are known to travel about with ...

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Sean Quigley '10: Doing our part

The tax man cometh, yet both Brown students and the administration are not inviting him in for tea and crumpets, as is usually the case. Indeed, the response to the tax has been decidedly negative, with most opinion-makers decrying the proposed $300 per annum fee on out-of-state  private college ...

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Sean Quigley '10: Tyranny and the UFB?

If we are to believe the president of the Undergraduate Council of Students, Brian Becker '09, the UCS is essentially a government to which each Brown undergraduate is accountable simply by virtue of attending this University.

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Give the Maverick at least 4 years

A man like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., occupies a unique position in American politics. The bases of both parties are suspicious of his principles and unpredictability, and the ill-defined centrists who bemoan the "disappearance" of so-called political moderates generally find him acceptable - especially ...

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An iron curtain has descended across the Continent

Though the Soviet Union is long gone, Sir Winston Churchill would be just as frightened. And while President Reagan made certain that the Reds would never again pose a serious challenge to liberty abroad, a new disease has begun to spread across Europe-a disease far subtler and consequently far more ...

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