• Ellen Cushing

    Letter from the Editor

    April 29, 2010
    article by Ellen Cushing

    Yo. You probably don’t know who I am, but I’ve been the Bad-Cop editor lurking behind these here pages since two falls ago, when I wandered into our office as a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed tranny and managed to convince the then-editors take a chance on me, inflection problems and all. Now, two years later, I’ve […]


    R.O.T.C. revisited

    November 20, 2009
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    This weekend, as most of us are heading home for Thanksgiving, Joy Joung’11 will be heading into the woods. She’ll have a protractor, a map, a compass, and a flashlight. Joung is currently the only Brown student enrolled in the University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps, and this weekend is her first weekend field training. Three […]

    Oatmeal, saying you’ll explore Providence, intending to go to lectures

    Stuff Brown Students Like

    October 16, 2009
    article by Ellen Cushing

    Oatmeal: This stuff has Brown stamped all over it: It’s cheap enough for even the brokest among us, it’s vegan/gluten-free/kosher and probably satisfies any other weird dietary restriction Brunonians like to inflict on themselves, it’s got that vaguely hippie vibe, and it’s practically begging to be stolen from the Ratty. Seriously, what’s not to love? […]

    Sweet and Low

    Alums take it to the Avon for a folk show tonight

    October 15, 2009
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    It’s always great to have a home team worth cheering for, and seeing them ascend quickly through the ranks only serves to further galvanize support. Only a few years after being teammates in a summer baseball league, Ben Knox Miller and Jeff Prystowsky formed the Low Anthem, a musical act worthy of Providence’s loyalty.  Both […]