Articles by Katie Brown

Per Aspera Ad Astra

Hardship- a state or instance of serious continued difficulty or misfortune. Someone had it right to make our university’s motto “per aspera ad astra” or in English “through hardship to…


Reality check

Life always has an interesting way of working itself out. The anxieties of not knowing what you’re doing, which people will you keep in touch with, where you’re living, and…



Finstagrams and Instagrams

Recently, I learned what a “Finstagram” is. I’d consider myself a very “in the know” person when it comes to social media, so I simultaneously felt ashamed and wrong that…



The not so Spring Breakers

March 15, 2017 was the day I finally realized how unique I really am. Well, actually, how unique Stevens students are. Upon reaching Nassau in The Bahamas on my spring…


An ode to Spring Break

I always hated midterms. The concept of having major cumulative exams and projects on top of regular homework assignments and campus activities is a recipe for sadness and a lot…



The power of community

My favorite movie of all time is¬†The Princess Diaries. To those waiting for their owl with letter in tow saying that they’re admitted into Hogwarts, move aside, because I’m still…


Let the countdown begin

Well seniors, the countdown begins. There are less than 100 days till graduation and I am honestly unsure how I want to process it. If overthinking was a class here,…