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Nayeon Woo Illust

faces, places, cable car spaces

bringing french film to providence

I walked down College Hill to Cable Car Cinema on a rainy Sunday. That afternoon, I planned to see the Academy Award-nominated film Faces Places (Visages, villages), screened as part of the Providence French Film Festival. I predicted the scene I would be met with: a quiet, cozy space soundtracked by the hum of a…

HarimChoi_HaveALittleFaith

have a little faith

what does it mean to be christian at brown?

The first question many people ask me when they hear I’m a Christian is one I’ve also asked myself many times. I ask it most often on Sunday mornings, when my phone alarm rings at the unholy hour of 8:30 a.m. and I have yet again made the unwise decision of allowing myself only five…

NewportCliff Becki Shu

romance, riches, and rocks

cliff walk has it all

No matter the circumstances, the task of conceiving a Valentine’s Day date idea is daunting. The date must be thoughtful but not overwhelming, romantic but not cheesy. The task is even more difficult for couples who have been dating for months or years (an eternity in Brownland time) and have already hit all the affordable…

fig 1 oreos

quantum entanglement

analysis of the mega stuf to double stuf cost to stuf ratio in the standard nabisco® oreo® chocolate sandwich cookie tray and its potential as a chocolate substitute

Introduction Since the conception of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century, the Feast of Saint Valentine has been an occasion for people young and old to procure love with chocolate.[1] In young college-aged people, the drive for such love is particularly acute. But college-aged peoples are increasingly unable…

ClarissaLiu_Chess

forbidden fruit

a.i. bites off more than we can chew

In today’s computer age, there is a theory among the chess community that the game is dying: The current world champion doesn’t stand a chance against a chess engine installed on a smartphone, and everyday computers map out corners of the game’s theory that no grandmaster a century ago could comprehend. The most powerful supercomputers…