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Articles by David Romero (9)

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Romero ’14: The function of academia

April 22, 2013 0 comments

An academic must question and analyze and reflect closely on a topic. This often leads to the production of scholarship only an elite few can appreciate.

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Romero ’14: Sensitivity in contemporary times

April 9, 2013 0 comments

There is no need for any of us to feel like cowards when we don’t immediately act when confronted with social injustice.

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Taking Sides: Should Brown be tougher on student consumption of drugs and alcohol?

March 8, 2013 8 comments

In order to be tougher on drugs and alcohol, Brown would have to be softer on safety.

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Romero ’14: Beyond righteous indignation

March 4, 2013 0 comments

A successful conversation cannot end with anger — it must end with a resolution from both parties involved.

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Romero ’14: A different type of Brown conservatism

February 20, 2013 1 comment

Students should know where to go if they want to engage in dialogue about important matters relating to sexual pleasure and health.

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Romero ’14: The boundaries of comedy

January 28, 2013 2 comments

As a comedian, your priority should be to make your audience laugh while not shaming an undeserving group of people.

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Romero ’14: Creating safe spaces at Brown

November 14, 2012 4 comments

“Write something that someone might disagree with. What’s the point of making an argument when you don’t have anything to push against?”

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Romero ’14: Let’s talk about relationships

October 2, 2012 4 comments

There is a spectrum of relationship types, and preferences can fall anywhere on that spectrum – even outside of the spectrum. To pretend that there are only two types of relationships effectively shames those who do not choose those two types.

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Romero ’14: Let’s talk about privilege

September 7, 2012 4 comments

I am privileged, and although I am not the cause of structural inequality, my lack of awareness of my own privilege will only exacerbate it.