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My Week With My Mason Jar

by Daniella Balarezo 

What is it about college students that makes us so thirsty? I’m not talking about the euphemistic kind of thirst (yeah, I see you)–I’m talking about this weirdly heightened (literal) bodily need to quench a parched throat during lecture. 937 more words

Life & Other Drugs

“If you fail a class, it will not show up on your transcript or affect your GPA!” -Sherpa Abel, Brown University

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Shopping, Period

by Hannah Pasternak

Mom? Hi? You there?

Yeah. It’s me. I’m fine. Kind of. Yes. I just… I’m in the middle of my first period. 551 more words

On "The Hill"

What CareerLAB Won't Tell You: Cover Letters

by Kayla Kirk

Internship application season is in full swing, and it’s hitting me harder than the poignant final moments of the High School Musical franchise. 517 more words

On "The Hill"

Poll: Majority of students say 'no' to Indigenous People's Day

When Brown University announced on Tuesday that its Fall Weekend, formerly known as Columbus Day Weekend, would be renamed Indigenous People’s Day, it joined schools including the University of Oklahoma and University of Alaska Southeast in wanting to celebrate Native Americans living in the country before the explorer’s arrival. 91 more words

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Ruth Simmons: 1st African American President Of An Ivy League Institution

Black History: Special Delivery!!

Dr. Ruth Simmons (1945 – ) was the first African American woman to become a college president at an Ivy League school. 186 more words

Black History

Brown renames October holiday to honor indigenous peoples

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The faculty at Brown University has voted to rename what used to be called Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day.

The Ivy League university in 2009 changed the name of the holiday that falls on the second Monday of October to Fall Weekend. 83 more words

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