Last Call: Todd Baker

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Then + Now

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 this year’s other “Last Call” chain here and our RISD “Last Call” chain here.
1) People know me as… Amy LaCount’s boyfriend and a Libra.
2) In my time at Brown, I am most proud of… my friends and peers. Seriously, I’ve spent an absurd number of hours around these homies, and yet they continue to inspire, and surprise me. They taught me critical consciousness, humility, and empathy, and they are worth every stressful minute of college 100 times over.
3) On Friday night, I might find myself… swearing that I’m totally, definitely, absolutely going to go out tonight, texting a buncha friends, getting dressed up — and then staying in.
4) Three things I wish I knew Freshman year…  You will learn way more from listening than you will from speaking. If you really want it to happen, Brown will pay for it: bring that speaker you wanted, apply for that unpaid internship — you get $0 from 100% of the grants you never apply for. You deserve to be here just as much as everyone else, there’s no need to compare yourself to them.

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