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My Gaze Was Ever Upward

. . . In the summer of 1903 my mother presented me with a 2½ astronomical telescope, and thenceforward my gaze was ever upward at night. 151 more words


Viewpoint: Guys, we need to leave the Obama sisters alone

We all remember the images: Malia Obama, having the time of her life at the music festival Lollapalooza, with what looked to many like a joint in her hand. 449 more words


But Didn't You Study Biology?

One of the most common questions I get after telling people that I studied biology as an undergraduate is why I’m doing a master’s degree in public affairs now. 555 more words


Essays That Got Me into Brown University

  1. CommonApp Essay

    Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

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Random Things

Rhode Trip

I’m continuing the New England vacation thread with Providence, Rhode Island.  After some R&R at the beach in Madison, CT, we made our way up to Providence.   186 more words

Resource Series 2: Resources for Students of Color Abroad

Whatever the specifics are for your case when preparing to study abroad, we want to be able to help you! The following list is by no means exhaustive, but we hope you find the resources useful. 226 more words

Study Abroad

Our Moon Could Be Conveniently Full of Water

It’s been known for a while (especially since the 2009 LCROSS impact experiment) that there is water on the Moon. But so far the largest volume has been found as ice inside the shadowed walls of craters on the Moon’s south pole, likely originating from ancient comet impacts. 183 more words