The phone of recently inaugurated President Christina Paxson has been ringing off the hook over the past few weeks. The calls, however, come not from other administrators or donors, but from an increasingly concerned former President Ruth Simmons just checking in to see “how her little angel Christina” is doing at her new school.
Today while reading the news on my iPhone™ on the toilet, I learned that a CORPORATION was making MONEY! Again! I can’t believe this travesty is allowed in the 21st century. Isn’t this exactly how we landed in this economic mess to begin with? Naturally, I dropped everything to run to my Macbook Pro© and conduct some research, and I found that not one but many, many corporations, banks and other morally bankrupt institutions have been earning profits for years right under our noses! What did we elect Obama for? This doesn’t sound like hope or change to me.
Following the lead of prominent web companies Wikipedia and reddit, Adam McFarland ’13 blacked out on Friday night for several hours in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, which has been making its way through Congress.
A recent poll by The Brown Noser has found that as few as 97 percent of Brown students continue to approve of the job done by President Barack Obama, who has become increasingly isolated on campus and around the country. This poll represents a precipitous drop from the popularity he enjoyed in 2009, when his approval rating stood at 103 percent.