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Articles by Andrew Reed (6)

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

Opinions

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Last week, when the Department of Justice released the partially redacted Mueller Report, liberals and conservatives alike rushed to claim vindication. The report was something of a Rorschach test of confirmation bias.

Reed ’21: Meritocracy in the American job market

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Meritocracy in the American job market

April 14, 2019 0 comments

Most Americans believe in meritocracy. Polls show Americans, more than most people in other countries, say intelligence and hard work, rather than birth and background, are what really count if you want to get ahead. Perhaps they’re right.

Reed ’21: The Virtue of Failure

Opinions

Reed ’21: The Virtue of Failure

March 21, 2019 0 comments

Imagine not being allowed to fail. Imagine growing up, seeing failure on the horizon, only to have your parents swoop in and save you. You never learn from your mistakes, because you rarely make any of consequence.

Reed ’21: Defending the Granoff dinners

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Defending the Granoff dinners

March 7, 2019 0 comments

Recently, the Providence Journal published an expose detailing dinners hosted by one of Brown’s top donors, Martin Granoff P’93. The article, titled “VIP dinners offer peek at culture of privilege at Brown University,”  described these semi-yearly, invitation-only dinners…

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

Opinions

Reed ’21: Meal plan pricing limits students’ options

February 21, 2019 0 comments

Like most students, I put up with meal plan during my first year on campus. Mostly because I didn’t have a choice — all first-years are required to purchase a meal plan. Paying $6 for 12 ounces of soup violated every lesson my parents taught me on the virtues of frugality.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Question Jeb Bush’s politics, not his character

April 11, 2018 0 comments

In his April 6 op-ed “Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible,” Michael Froid ’21 argues that Jeb Bush should be uninvited because his views are those of a person with low moral character.