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    Sleeping With the Enemy

    questioning the roommate questionnaire

    March 17, 2010
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    Along with  parties, class selections and the prospect of new friendships, roommates are often the most anticipated part of a college freshman’s first fall on campus. For many students, sharing a living space the size of a large changing room with a random stranger is a new experience, one that can either forge a lifelong […]

    Modest Proposals

    sage advice from brown’s sassiest satirists

    March 17, 2010
    article by Ben Schreckinger

    Coming to Thayer this Spring… Encore- The owners of Bravo, having conquered the LANY crowd, now set their eyes on Brown’s lucrative hipster demographic. Billing itself as the thrift store of restaurants, “Encore” will serve only leftovers from Brown dining and other Thayer eateries. Day-old Polynesian chicken wings just got so ironic. Xenophobia- Technically just […]

    Transfer Wears Prada

    fashionista escapes to brown’s greener pastures

    March 17, 2010
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    The past couple days of sunshine have marked the beginning of a transition from cuddling in front of the fireplace on Valentine’s Day to feeling the buzz on a beach towel on 4/20. Brown students, aware of the mood swings during this shift from winter to spring, welcomed the 50-degree weather with open arms (and […]

    Most Proposals

    sage advice from brown’s sassiest satirists

    March 6, 2010
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    Ask A Professional Writer Who’s Really Busy Right Now, Okay? Dear Jamie, I am a high school student and I am applying to college this year.  My schools are very competitive and I really want to stand out from other candidates.  I was wondering if you could give me some quick tips for improving my […]

    Just Say Yes

    all the single walkers, please put your hands up

    March 5, 2010
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    It’s only 9:30 pm and we’ve already been rejected 10 times. I turn to my partner and sigh, “It’s going to be a rough night.” Heads hung in shame and neon vests flashing, we shuffle away from the SciLi to seek more fertile pastures. The first half hour of our Safewalk shift usually starts this […]