Questions Brown students are tired of answering

Screen Shot 2014-02-23 at 9.16.48 PMThanks mostly to people like Bill O’Reilly and Jesse Watters, Brown has received more than its fair share of negative publicity in recent years. This publicity has solidified Brown’s already well-established reputation as a liberal, pot-smoking hippie bastion (correction: Brown is a liberal, pot-smoking hipster bastion). But, since Brown is not Miley Cyrus, there is such thing as bad press. Thanks to Fox News many misinformed people, rumors about scandalous and puzzling behavior at Brown have been circulating like crazy. When we returned home for winter break, every other conversation we had included at least one question from a shocked friend or family member about the enigma that is Brown. So we’ve compiled a few of our favorites and also provided time-tested answers guaranteed to stop the ceaseless flow of inane queries like these:

Q: Brown has no grades, right?

A: Wrong.

Is Brown a historically black college?

No.

What was it like when the nudists were walking around campus with their junk out?

I don’t know how to answer this question, because that never happened.

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