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Articles by Duncan Weinstein (8)

Op-eds

Weinstein ’17: Brown decides to chase its ‘peers’

October 12, 2016 0 comments

The Herald reported on Provost Richard Locke’s P’17 new financial plan for the University Oct. 5.

Columns

Weinstein ’17: The problem with divestment

April 14, 2015 4 comments

Rather than push for divestment, I’d like to see student activists propose plans to make their universities energy independent.

Columns

Weinstein ’17: Why MLB Needs a Hard Salary Cap

March 31, 2015 2 comments

Opening Day is next week, but it’s unlikely anyone will be taking me out to the ball game this year.

Columns

Weinstein ’17: Coordinating coursework outside STEM

March 17, 2015 1 comment

Faculty members in the social sciences or humanities should find areas their courses could be taken either concurrently or in sequence like in STEM fields.

Columns

Weinstein ’17: Sexual assault and conflict of interest

March 13, 2015 26 comments

Hearings should be run not by a panel comprising a student, a faculty member and an administrator, but by a retired judge retained by the University.

Weinstein ’17: The ethics of unpaid internships

February 25, 2015 0 comments

On my first day as an unpaid intern I was told, “We could pay you, or we could buy more TV ads, and you’re already here, so we’re going to buy more TV ads.”

Columns

Weinstein ’17: Proposed Ratty renovations reveal wrong priorities

February 12, 2015 1 comment

Ultimately, the decision to renovate isn’t just about taste — literal or aesthetic — but about priorities.

Columns

Weinstein ’17: Don’t mess with Pope Francis

February 2, 2015 2 comments

Francis wasn’t asking that Charlie Hebdo be prohibited from publishing cartoons of Muhammad, but that the magazine choose not to.