• Ben Schreckinger

    Brown in Poetry: Excerpts

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    November 18, 2009
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    Stopping by Jo’s on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost Whose fries these are I think I know, His dorm is off in Pembroke though He will not see my stopping here To snatch his golden fries from Jo’s The guy from BuDS must think it queer To stop without the SciLi near Between the drinks […]

    Taking Your Questions

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    November 13, 2009
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    The Schrecking Ball will now take your questions. Dear Schrecking Ball: After an enchanted night of exploring myself and the inside of other people’s mouths at Sex, Power, God, my neon green leotard is stained with copious blood, tears and what can only be described as the bodily humour of known as yellow bile. What’s […]

    Brown Students’ Top Ten Most Successful Come-ons at Fishco. Last Night

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    October 29, 2009
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    10. “I’m being ‘over 21’ for Halloween; what’s your costume supposed to be?” 9.  “Actually, as a member of ARRR!!!, I get to dress like this every day. Hey, why don’t we [insert your own booty joke here]” 8. “I can see right through your costume. Are you going as ‘Not the Corporation’?” 7. “Early Halloween […]

    Spin Doctor Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the College Application Process

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    October 22, 2009
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    Spin Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the College Application Process Brown’s early admission deadline is November 1st. Let’s take a look at how the class of 2014 is coping. —– A nondescript suburban bedroom. Late night. A young man stares at a Word document. A flash and a bang. […]

    Feel the Rush

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    October 8, 2009
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    “spoiled, rotten little skulls full of mush with brains that represent the arid expanse of the Sahara Desert” –Rush Limbaugh, on Brown students after they supported the faculty’s decision to stop observing Columbus Day. Mush— (n.) pulp: any soft or soggy mass Arid — (adj.) dry, without moisture, parched, withered Yesterday on the Rush Limbaugh Show Rush: […]