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dining options for athletes

how the Verney-Wooley’s dining hours inconvenience many

As we all know, the Verney-Woolley Dining Hall is one of the several dining options here at Brown University. Unlike the Sharpe Refectory, however, it closes Monday through Friday from 2:00–4:30 p.m. and reopens from 4:30–7:30 p.m., at which time it closes for the night. The V-Dub is also closed on the weekends. As the…

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Dating Today, Part 2

What have I done?

PART 2: THE TIME I FELL IN LOVE One of my friends called me the other day to tell me about the forbidden affair she is having with her TA. “We went out to dinner,” she exclaimed. “I think I’m in love.” She is not in love. One knows when one is in love. I…

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the arrival of the train

contemplating cinephilia

I first encountered the Lumière brothers’ L’Arrivée d’un train in an introductory film theory class at Brown. Shot on the Lumière brothers’ revolutionary cinématographe, it was one of the earliest movies to be screened in public. Though groundbreaking when it was released in 1895, the film seemed unremarkable when I saw it: It consists of…

Top 10 ways to stay warm this winter

Transfer Crank the heat in the dorms (benefits of included utilities amirite?) Participate in cuffing season Write a fire essay #finals Leave your oven on Standing under the above-ground bomb shelters outside BioMed Invite your smokin’ crush over for a sauna party in your sleeping bag Cook in a small kitchen Take up residence in…

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Writing is a Way of Living

a conversation with author Daniyal Mueenuddin

Daniyal Mueenuddin is the author of In Other Rooms, Other Wonders, a short story collection that depicts the family and servants of K.K. Harouni, a wealthy Punjabi landlord. The book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Mueenuddin was brought up in Lahore, Pakistan, and Wisconsin. In this interview, conducted…