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Brown University Academic Portfolio

The creation of this website was the capstone requirement of receiving my BA in American Studies at Brown University. The site contains ten academic essays that I wrote across my four years in undergrad, as well as the full text of my 129-page Honors Thesis. 165 more words

Film

TO RENT OR BUY? (AS REPORTED BY EMILY OSTER ON WWW.QZ.COM)

Emily Oster is an associate professor of economics at Brown University and answers readers’ letters in an advice column for Quartz. A recent letter asked a common question that many of us have, “Is it better to rent or to buy?” 90 more words

Renting

Dorms Declassified: Team Communal Bathrooms

Hello! My name is Alejandra (Ali) Gatas Johnson and I am your Dorms Declassified: Brown Survival Guide blogger. Living in a dorm with a roommate was one of the things that I was most excited but also nervous about for college. 518 more words

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The Extras: ADOCH Community Ambassadors

Hey! I’m Kimberly Davila, a first-year from East Los Angeles, California. I’m a new writer here for The Extras (and so excited for it). I am here to inform you about all the wonderful extracurriculars available to you on campus! 398 more words

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One dry eye at Fogarty wake

There’s a bar in downtown Providence, a karaoke place at Westminster and Empire, called Finnegan’s Wake. Well, today we held Fogarty’s Wake for the Fogarty Building, who’s demo began Monday. 365 more words

Architecture

Dorms Declassified: How to Win the Housing Lottery

Hello! My name is Alejandra (Ali) Gatas Johnson and I am your Dorms Declassified: Brown Survival Guide blogger. Living in a dorm with a roommate was one of the things that I was most excited but also nervous about for college. 694 more words

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Theme Thursday: H.P. Lovecraft

Yesterday marked the 80th anniversary of the death of H.P. Lovecraft, one of the grand masters of horror fiction.

We’re big fans of his work here at Storied Threads and have several items inspired by his tales of cosmic horror, so in honor of the anniversary of his passing, here are a few of our very favorites. 268 more words

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