Last Call: Dillon O’Carroll

As the semester progresses at the speed of light, the senior class is beginning to make peace with that fateful day in May: Commencement. Until the Class of 2015 leaves us, BlogDH wants to highlight all the interesting things they’ve been up to. To this end, we’re (re)starting the series Last Call, which features seniors reflecting on their experiences at Brown. Each featured senior will tag another senior for the next installment. Find the other chain of Last Call here

Then + Now

Then + Now

People might know me as… Depends on where you find me.

In my time at Brown, I am most proud of… Not leaving the football team after I had to stop playing. I felt a strong urge to [quit], because I felt angry for my circumstances. But I always remember that I was in the 50th percentile in my high school and had mediocre test scores and would not be blessed to be here without them allowing me the opportunity. I’m grateful for the program and for the sport.

Also, athletes are people too and we enrich this school. I wish some folks at the BDH Opinions page would realize that. We can read, you know. We’re humans who sacrifice for the school’s name and promote the university. And sports create jobs, too.

On Friday night, you might find yourself… Don’t ask questions you don’t need the answers to. Besides, I’m only doing this interview so I won’t get fined.

Three things you wish you knew freshman year…

  1. I wish I knew Day 1 that President Ruth Simmons was going to step down.
  2. What Brown Charge is.
  3. The definition of heteronormative.

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