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Articles by Ben Bernstein (6)

Commencement 2009, University News

Corporation Controversy

May 21, 2009 0 comments

You would have been forgiven last semester for thinking you had wandered into a never-aired, college-specific episode of Law and Order. Grainy surveillance footage, confrontations with police officers and a 19-hour trial — these were just a few of the scandalous details surrounding a year-long focus on the doings of Brown’s most powerful body, the Corporation.


Ben Bernstein ’09: Always believe in the power of your dreams!

April 23, 2009 0 comments

I’ve always been a dreamer.

Police under fire

February 14, 2007 0 comments

A faculty member subjected me to a joke last week. “Pete and Repeat were on a boat and Pete fell off. Who was left?” It’s a bad joke, but forgive longtime members of the Brown community if the past year has provoked feelings of deja vu. Specifically, the Department of Public Safety has faced the same accusations numerous times in the last five years.

Ben Bernstein ’09: Blaming the victims

October 6, 2006 0 comments

To say that the rapper ‘Killer Mike’ thinks there is something wrong with the way America’s leaders treat the African American community would be a considerable understatement.

Ben Bernstein ’09: Against critics, Bush deploys ‘Nucular’ option

September 20, 2006 0 comments

Five years after Sept. 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden, the man responsible for the attacks, is still at large.

Ben Bernstein ’09: Civil war is already here

April 19, 2006 0 comments

In an opinion piece last week, Nate Goralnik argued that the United States’ ability to provide relative stability in Iraq is all that is preventing a genocide on the scale of Rwanda or Kosovo (“Sit-in for a slaughter,” April 13).