Zach (he/him) is a Sophomore concentrating in Cognitive Neuroscience from a small town in Southern New Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia. At Brown, he participates in student theatre, the Chorus, and Meiklejohn advising.
Kaitlyn is a Cognitive Neuroscience concentrator from Nashville, Tennessee. She spends her free time creating playlists with very specific vibes, avoiding the consumption of fruits, and subtly trying to recruit people to join Brown Science Olympiad.
Lauren Toneatto '22 is an English and History of Art & Architecture concentrator from Westchester, New York. When she's not sifting through Critical Review surveys, you can find her trying out new restaurants on Thayer Street.
Shiyi Zhang '22 is an applied math-economics concentrator with additional interests in cognitive sciences. She strives to combine the two disciplines and examine behavioral economics. Her home town is Beijing, China, but she left for high school in Wisconsin. People know her as Sherry, who excessively enjoy to organize things and to teach all kinds of things that she is slightly good at.
Elisabeth "Lynden" Steele is from Rowayton, Connecticut, just a two and a half-hour drive from campus... She has yet to declare a concentration (thanks to the open curriculum!), but is nonetheless interested in areas including Literary Arts and Gender Studies!
Victoria is from rural West Virginia (and it's all she ever talks about—be warned). When she's not doing geology-concentrator things (licking rocks), she enjoys reading, crocheting, rousing discussions about why crocheting is better than knitting, and terrorizing Brown students who are JUST TRYING TO STUDY IN PEACE, OKAY??? as a member of the Brown Band.
Vineetha Yadlapalli '22 is a Neuroscience concentrator from Franklin, MA. On campus, she is also involved in the Brown Brain Bee and Connect For Health. She enjoys reading, singing, and exploring food places in the city!
A self-proclaimed procrastinator, Jelynn wrote this in the middle of the night approximately a month after she was told to do her bio. She comes from Southern California and is concentrating Applied Math-Biology [and maybe East Asian Studies]. She spends her time making geometric origami shapes, crying over K-Dramas, and mourning over L leaving for the military.
Min Namgung is an IAPA and Behavioral Decision Sciences concentrator from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She loves coming up with franken-instant noodle recipes in her dorm room and following Bob Ross oil paint tutorials in her free time.
when not overwhelmed by the magnitude of the Here and Now fengyu can be found traipsing around campus hoping to find accessible rooftops while listening to boygenius, or complaining about phoebe waller-bridge and greta gerwig not having released anything recently.
Holly is a first-year student considering Linguistics and maybe Computer Science. She was born and raised in Beijing, China, and she went to high school in Massachusetts. When she is not writing or coding, she enjoys every opportunity to play her clarinet.
Rebecca is a sophomore concentrating in history, which can be attributed to her obsession with 1776 and Hamilton. Aside from being a writer for the Critical Review, she is a foodie, ballroom dancer, and RPDR junkie.
Aditya is a first-year from New Delhi, India concentrating in Mathematics and possibly Economics or History. He enjoys reading the news and history articles, watching good TV shows and movies and traveling.
Juliette is a second year planning on studying Literary Arts and enjoys expressing her work through both literary and visual means. She enjoys writing, trying new restaurants, and exploring new cities. Juliette is also pursuing a certificate in Entrepreneurship and focuses on socially responsible start ups. Oftentimes she can be found holed up in nooks around campus or waiting in a line in the Blue Room to get a much needed caffeine boost.
Oliver Kneen is a first-year student from Houston, Texas. His ideal Friday night is spent watching Netflix while eating Indian food, but he also enjoys writing short stories, preparing meals, and playing board games.
Andrew is a first-year coming from Boston, MA, and is excited to be able to contribute to the Critical Review after having spent so many hours on there already. He is considering concentrating in biochemistry, but has an interest in history and international relations. Outside of the Critical Review, Andrew enjoys sailing, frisbee, and cooking.
Cristian is a sophomore from New Jersey planning on studying psychology. When they're not doing homework or writing Critical Reviews, you can find them screaming quietly to the latest twist in a novella.
Kaitlan is a sophomore from Southern California (West Coast Best Coast) concentrating in English. She loves reading handwritten letters, attempting to roast marshmallows over a beach bonfire, and taking her younger cousin out to eat ice cream and borrow library books. Kaitlan finds writing bios difficult and would rather get to know people over a bowl of Andrew’s (fake) pho.