Check out our latest “Find Your Friends” album

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Because we know how much you’ve loved our past Find Your Friends Facebook albums, we’ve been trying to make them more commonplace. To start, we sent our photo extraordinaire Danielle Perelman ’17 to document Brown’s celebration of Holi, a Hindu celebration of spring. It attracted Brown students of all backgrounds (including some Blog writers) and definitely confused some onlookers.

In case you weren’t one of the hundreds of people enthusiastically coloring each other on the Quiet Green yesterday, here’s what you missed.

Image via Danielle Perelman ’17.


What to do this week: April 28 – May 2

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Ongoing events:

Event: Phone Banking For Climate Change
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Location: Urban Environmental Lab

The RI Student Climate Coalition will be phone banking for their Climate Action in Rhode Island Rally this Saturday.

Monday, April 28: 

Event: Israel/Palestine on Campus: A Conversation
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Underground

A community discussion on the relationship between “American universities, on-campus, activism, and the Israel-Palestine conflict,” Director of Middle East Studies Beshara Doumani and Director of Judaic Studies Maud Mandel will both speak on the topic. There will then be an hour of facilitated discussion.

Event: Kula Flow with Benn Rasmussen
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Brown RISD Hillel

Benn Rasmussen, a Brooklyn based yoga teacher, will be teaching a Kula Flow style yoga class at Brown RISD Hillel. The class is free and open to the public, but there is a suggested donation of $3.

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Beyond Halloweek: Holidays to use as excuses for partying

Now that Halloweekend’s over, and you’ve finally found the remnants of your slutty [insert animal here] costume scattered around campus, it’s time to look to the future: responsible balancing of school work looking for another excuse to drink.

Here are some of the stranger red letter days for breaking out the red cups.

The Big Ones

Hannukah – Why party on just one holy day when you can party for more than a week straight? Here’s to having another miracle: a single handle of vodka that lasts for eight whole nights. Mazel tov! December 20th-28th

Holi – The Queer Alliance can’t hog the rainbow; break out the color in a giant pigment fight to celebrate the beginning of spring. Just don’t dare throw glitter—that shit’s the herpes of craft. March 20 Continue Reading