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Articles by Brendan Sweeney (2)

Sweeney ’20: Stop trying to get straight A’s

Op-eds, Opinions

Sweeney ’20: Stop trying to get straight A’s

March 5, 2019 0 comments

Nearly anyone on campus would hesitantly admit that it is common to sacrifice learning to obtain A’s in class. Even those who deeply desire to learn will often constrain themselves to get good grades, especially due to pressure from top graduate schools and employers that offer the promise of status and wealth.

Op-eds, Opinions

Sweeney ’19.5: Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown. In his Apr. 9 op-ed in The Herald, Mark Liang ’19 offered many good points for why this should be the case.