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Overheard@Brown

“Every one of us has an anarchist and a totalitarian within us.” (Looking at pre-frosh) “Do not come here, you will be sucked into a neoliberal achievement rat race.” “The original content was the Ten Commandments. God knew if you put it into a list, it would get clicks.” “I’m not saying that I make…

Top Ten Literary References to Spring

“April is the cruelest month…” (T. S. Eliot, The Wasteland) Silent Spring (Rachel Carson) “Spring and All” (William Carlos Williams) “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” (George Orwell, 1984) “Nature’s rst green is gold…” (Robert Frost, Nothing Gold Can Stay) “What a strange thing! to be alive…

Top 10 National Holidays to Celebrate After the Holiday Season

Fruitcake Toss Day (Jan 3) Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day (Jan 17) OK Day (Mar 23) National Something on a Stick Day (Mar 28) Be Kind to Lawyers Day (Apr 10) Lima Bean Respect Day (April 20) World Naked Gardening Day (May 5, right after May 4’s No Pants Day) Herb Day (also May 5,…

Top Ten Fields Considered “Industries” by Shiru Cafe*

Dairy Outsourcing / Offspring Computer Game Semiconductors Alternative Dispute Resolution Import & Export Building Materials Paper & Forest products Defence & Space Ranching *This top ten list is not endorsed by Shiru Cafe, but these categories are 100% real.

Top Ten Numbers

two (months I have left to get a job) one (hour lost from daylight savings)   three (little pigs, or birds) se7en (good movie) five (the mambo’s number) eight (days a week) 99 (the number of problems I have) 3.14159265358979323 2.71828182845904523 (e, the less popular number to memorize) 7/11 (Beyoncé’s song) (also where I get…