• Arya Okten

    10 Reasons Why It’s Totally OK That You’re Procrastinating Right Now

    December 5, 2018
    article by Arya Okten

    You deserve this. You’ve been working really hard lately! Like, super hard! Winter break is only like two weeks away — it’s not like any decision you make at this point could actually affect your grades that badly. It’s only a couple of minutes… or hours… or days… Even though society wants you to forget […]

    Hometown Thanksgiving: Turkey with a Side of Discourse

    November 16, 2018
    article by Arya Okten

    “If Pop-Pop says something racist at Thanksgiving dinner, oh boy, am I going to tell him off!” said Kendall Wilfred, a Brown freshman who, at press time, had said absolutely nothing to Grandpa Joe. Primed with his newfound knowledge of words like “heteronormative” and “nuanced,” Kendall, in early November, reported that he was confident in […]

    Meal Plan Is A Scam

    November 8, 2018
    article by Arya Okten

    Extra, extra: Meal plan is a scam. (If meal plan is a part of your financial aid package, please read until the end.) Here’s the meal plan situation by the numbers: When examining these numbers, take into consideration that millennials spend an average of $237 dollars on groceries per month, which comes to about $2.67 […]

    When MyPrint Calls You Out

    November 7, 2018
    article by Arya Okten

    I do not care for the new printing system, not one little bit. Back in my day, you would upload your documents, they would be uploaded (or not, depending on your luck that day), and you’d be on your merry way. This new printing system… it mocks me with its colorful infographics and self-assured demeanor. […]

    Health Services Only Prescribes Tylenol

    October 31, 2018
    article by Arya Okten

    Sometimes I feel like Health Services doesn’t exist in the human realm. Every time that I walk through their uselessly heavy doors, I feel myself being transported to another universe. One where, presumably, the definition of what constitutes “helpful medical advice” are far laxer. I visited Health Services this week because I had body aches, […]