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The Brown Noser

Francis Bogan


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Student Who Has Only Left Campus To Go To Colosseum Calls Providence His Home | Mar 17 2017

Sophomore Travis Booker calls Providence “his city” despite having only left Brown’s campus to go to the club Colosseum sources reported Monday. “Travis is a pretty busy guy, but he always makes time to explore Providence on Friday or Saturday nights at Colosseum,” said his roommate Mike Maroni, who has considered himself familiar with Providence since going to a party on Williams Street last fall.

Pope Francis Experimenting With “Eastern Religions” After Month-long Trip To India | Dec 09 2016

Surprising Catholics and non-Catholics across the world, Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will be experimenting with “eastern religions” after his month-long trip to India. “I went to find myself, and I think I found more,” the Pope said during a homily.

Roommate In Permanent State Of Leaving For Gym | Dec 09 2016

Sophomore Erica Flynn reported that her roommate Sammy Fisher is in a permanent state of leaving for the gym. “She was packing her workout clothes in a draw string bag when I got in bed last night, and when I woke up this morning she was mixing pre-workout powder into a water bottle,” Flynn said, adding that Fisher spends all of their neurology lectures tying her sneakers and stretching her arm across her chest.

Residential Life To House Juniors Returning From Abroad In Sprawling Tent City | Dec 09 2016

Saying it is the only way to accompany all juniors returning from study abroad this spring semester, the Office of Residential Life announced Wednesday that it would house them in a sprawling tent city on Wriston Quadrangle. Juniors and some mid-year transfers will pitch tents provided by the Office of Residential Life among metal garbage cans and loose trash on the grass of Wriston.

Parents Uncomfortable After Finding 15-Year-Old’s Letter to Santa | Dec 09 2016

The parents of 15-year-old Eric Holt of Warwick confirmed yesterday that they were very uncomfortable after finding the Christmas list their son had written for Santa Claus this year. “I thought we made it pretty clear when he was like, nine that we were the ones buying his gifts,” Diane Holt said, adding that they had even made a point to show him the closet where they stashed the gifts before Christmas morning.

Rhode Island Assemblyman Applying For D.C. Summer Internship To Gain Experience In Politics | Dec 09 2016

Saying it would look great on his resume and give him a chance to witness politicians at work, Rhode Island Assemblyman Greg Gordiano announced Wednesday that he is applying for a Congressional summer internship. “I feel like a congressional internship would be a great experience if I decide to go into politics someday,” explained the 53 year-old Assemblyman, “and even if it’s all I do, it would be super cool to see how legislating works.” Gordiano was student council vice president at Cranston High School East, which he hopes will be seen as leadership experience in his application.

Apple Announces Next iPhone Will Be Able To Die With 95% Battery Remaining | Dec 09 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the battery of the upcoming iPhone 8 will be able to die with 95% charge remaining, one of many innovations he discussed at a press conference Monday morning. “The iPhone 8’s battery life will decrease gradually from 100 to 95%, then immediately shut off,” Cook said, adding that it takes a long time to charge the phones.

Rookie Lifeguard Has to Remove Dead Bodies From Pool | Nov 04 2016

After every shift watching over the pool in the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatic Center, freshman lifeguard Cole Strauss has to remove the bodies of swimmers who drowned during the day. “It’s not my favorite, but retrieving the bodies of people who drowned while we watched is just something rookie guards have to do,” Strauss said after hauling the corpse of a local man to a dumpster behind his lifeguard stand.

Sometimes I Look Up At The Night Sky And Think, "Fuck, I've Been There" by Neil Armstrong | Nov 04 2016

I could look at the night sky forever. Its beauty, mystery, and unfathomable size entrance me. But nothing is more exciting than the feeling I get when I look up and remember, holy fuck, I’ve been there before. Probably 90 percentof the time I glance up at the moon I stop and think, woah, I’m Neil Armstrong, the first guy to ever reach it.

Freshman Hopes New Roommate Okay With Pre-Bedtime Saxophone Playing Routine | Sep 16 2016

After what he described as a relatively “smooth” first week with his first college roommate, freshman Sam Mellot hopes that his roommate Walter O’Neal won’t be bothered by the introduction of her pre-bedtime saxophone playing routine. “I like Walter already and I want to be friends with him,” said Mellot.

Supreme Court Excited to Finally Have Even Teams for Flag Football Championship | Sep 16 2016

Still not provided with a replacement to the late justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court of the United States admitted that they are very excited to have even teams for their upcoming flag football game. The death of Justice Scalia, described by fellow justices as a statesmen, a friend, and a “filthy” wide receiver, provides SCOTUS with even teams for the first time since 2005, when Justice Clarence Thomas was unable to play due to an ankle injury he acquired a month prior during the SCOTUS Summer Surf Trip.

Report: Nation’s Stupid Moms Won’t Let Sons Go To Kyle’s Party | Sep 16 2016

Despite the fact that everyone else is going and there’s literally no reason why they shouldn’t be able to as well, stupid moms across the country won’t let their sons go to Kyle McGovern’s party tonight. “I know what goes on at Kyle’s house and I don’t want you going, end of story,” the country’s jerk moms told their sons this morning, which, sources confirmed, sucks so much.

2nd Oldest Person Eagerly Awaiting Death of Oldest | Sep 16 2016

Shortly after becoming the second oldest human alive, 113 year-old Rose McCarthy told reporters that she is now eagerly waiting for 117 year-old Jack Binoche to die. “I just hope he dies soon,” McCarthy said with a chuckle of the only surviving human to have lived in the 19th century.

Half-Naked Branch Campus Ministry Initiates Forced To Chug Communion Wine In All Night Ritual | Apr 29 2016

Saying that it was part of an annual initiation ritual for the Christian missional community, sources confirmed that half-naked new members of Branch Campus Ministry were forced to chug communion wine from red cups in the candlelit basement of an undisclosed off-campus house.

Office Of Residential Life Quietly Installs Swipe Pads On All Jewelry District Buildings In Overnight Take-Over | Apr 29 2016

As part of Brown’s 10-year Building on Distinction Plan for university expansion, the Office of Residential Life quietly installed swipe pads on all Jewelry District buildings between the hours of 2 and 4 a.m. this morning. The installations rendered the buildings inaccessible without a Brown ID.

Child's Macaroni Sculpture Really Bad | Apr 29 2016

Saying that it was an uncreative and inaccurate depiction of a smiling face, Maureen and Richard Palberg told reporters that their 7 year-old son Andy’s macaroni art was really bad. “We’re really proud of all the work Andy put into this, but, honestly, it wasn’t worth it,” Maureen said.

Investigation Reveals Lee Harvey Oswald Actually Aiming For Driver | Apr 29 2016

After reinvestigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a commission of historians and investigators announced Tuesday that Lee Harvey Oswald was actually aiming for the driver of the presidential limousine, William Greer. “Our findings reveal that Lee Harvey Oswald actually shot President Kennedy in the neck and then the head accidentally,” said chief investigator Larry Boyle.

NIH Grants Scientist $13 Million To Pursue Something Called "Murder Machine" | Apr 29 2016

Lead officials at the National Institutes of Health announced Monday that they had granted a group of scientists $13 million to pursue something called a “Murder Machine.” “We are excited to fund ‘Murder Machine’ in this upcoming fiscal quarter,” said NIH Director Dr.