Healthcare in the Age of Racial Justice

During this time of social unrest, it is hard to imagine that we are in the middle of a pandemic that has claimed the lives of over 100,000 Americans. This pandemic, however, fits into the current conversation about racial justice; Black Americans are overwhelmingly more likely to contract and die from COVID-19 than White Americans or other people of color. Healthcare inequity contributes to the piles of evidence that illustrate the effects of deep-seated racism in the foundations of our society.

My First-Year at Brown University

Since my last grades have been posted, I want to reminisce over the eye-opening, turbulent, exhilarating, and chaotic first year I had at Brown University. My time in Providence taught me more about the road I have to take to achieve independence, a road full of bumps and pot holes, and my time at Brown Online taught me about the importance of community no matter the distance.

Money Saving Tricks and Advice for College Students

At college, there can be a lot of expenses that arise from living and schooling. For example, professors may want certain textbooks or software or there may be additional costs for lab courses. Schools will also charge you fees each semester for on campus amenities like gyms and recreational centers. All this money can really add up so it's important to be cognizant of how to save money while retaining resources for success.