Where in the world is Carmen Senior-diego?

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As a senior, I am worried that once I leave Brown I won’t have any college grads to mingle with. I mean, who knows if anyone really lives in this town called New York City?

Thanks to this new Facebook page “Brown ’13: Put yourself on the Map,” I’m able to see where other graduating seniors are living next year. The instructions ask the seniors to go to the appropriate Google Maps page and click on the city/state/country where they will be living next year. The student then writes their name as well as their location. If they would like, they can describe their job or plans for next year.

The map is a very creative idea and allows seniors to see the wide range of places and fields in which people are working. Another bonus is that you can connect with people, those whom you may have been acquaintances or colleagues with, and develop a more authentic friendship on the foundation of your Brown roots.

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A bit too close to home?


Life, Liberty and Don’t You Dare Pursue Wikileaks

A couple days ago, New York Times blog The Lede posted an e-mail from Columbia’s Office of Career Services to the student body. The memo reported that an alum of the university’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), currently employed by the State Department, called the office with a message to prospective government employees replete with so much quasi-totalitarian repression it could put a smile on Joseph McCarthy’s long-deceased face: don’t share WikiLeaks documents on social networking websites because it reflects one’s poor “ability to deal with confidential information.” The full text and the letter’s dire implications after the jump.   Continue Reading