12 Days of Flogmas, Day Seven: Faunce computers

(BlogDH) Flog Printer

When it comes to school computers, there’s really no wrong way to use them. Wanna watch Netflix in the SciLi clusters? Power to you—may I suggest Scandal? Want to use your entire printing budget to print out your textbook? Screw the bookstore, amirite? Hell, if you’re going to even use the SunLab to check your Neopets account, we’ll be the first to join you.

But there’s a special place in non-denominational hell for people who use the Faunce computers for work rather than printing.

Now, I’m sure you have some very valid reason to be on the Faunce computers right now. From peaking over your shoulder, I’m sure it’s incredibly pressing that you review for your neuro final now, or Facebook-stalk the entirety of that photo album. And as someone who suffers from serious cases of both procrastination and FOMO, I’m really not in a position to tell you how to spend your online alone-time.  Continue Reading

FlogDailyHerald: Why are there so many door issues?

I’ve been here a full semester, and I still cannot gracefully enter or exit a building at this university. This could be a #freshmanproblem (#unncessaryhashtags) but I really don’t think it is. And I really don’t think it’s me. There are serious door problems at this school.

At least twice a day I encounter a door that seems to be “just for show” at this university. And it’s always at legitimately the most inconvenient time to be unable to enter a building.

First of all, the SciLi. This building has probably the most confusing door rules that a building could have. I don’t understand why the revolving doors are the ones you’re supposed to go for, because its obviously natural to want to use the push-y ones, which are just are quicker and simpler. But no, I see people every day go up to push, and then become confused and have to switch to the revolving door. I’ve also seen people get up and push these doors open for fellow Brown students. While that’s lovely, and shows how great we all are, it’s probably the most unnecessary good samaritan act ever. We could just have functioning doors. Continue Reading