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Kroeber '11: Why do our parents think we are crazy?

I recently had a brief conversation with a group of parents whose kids were either recently admitted to college or not far behind. One mother in the group expressed horror at the fact that college students do not date anymore. She recalled how much time she had spent dating in college, going to movies ...

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Susannah Kroeber '11: Evangelizing English

It is not elitism that worries me about Brown graduates. That elitism is defined by a quest for higher learning and knowledge. It is not the large number of students who pursue careers for no reason other than a desire for money. It is not the graduates who spend their first year out of Brown engaging ...

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Susannah Kroeber '11: One campus, divided

After the recent election, you might think that I'm about to talk about politics. Nov. 2 was a great upheaval, a polarizing election, and we need something similar here at Brown. One of the greatest issues today is the fact that people on both ends of the political spectrum do not regularly engage in ...

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Susannah Kroeber '11: Raising our Brown taxes

Disclaimer: This column may contain information unpalatable to Brunonians of all political affiliations, socioeconomic classes and other societal groupings. The most unpopular debate on Capitol Hill is always taxes. No matter how many times the Obama administration points to the deficit, Congress will ...

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Susannah Kroeber '11: America's better angels

Cynicism runs rampant at Brown. We are taught to question everything we hear in the classroom, and we often turn this cynicism into inaction, into a belief that the really big issues are the ones we shouldn't work on by virtue of how monumental the problems facing us are. Dr. Eboo Patel, in his talk ...

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Susannah Kroeber '11: When freedom falls victim

The United States' founding was one of setting a new expectation for the protection of individual and group freedoms, surpassing the so-called assurances of freedom in European monarchies. The revolutionaries sought to create a republic far freer than any other state.

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