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Articles by E.L. Meszaros (16)

Meszaros GS: Providence needs the circus

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Meszaros GS: Providence needs the circus

November 24, 2019 0 comments

Famed circuses Barnum and Bailey and the Ringling Bros. may have shut their doors for good, but the popularity of circus is actually on the rise.

Meszaros GS: Make Brown Blogs better

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Meszaros GS: Make Brown Blogs better

November 12, 2019 0 comments

The University provides students with a number of digital tools to supplement their academic work.

Meszaros GS: The historical case for astrology

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Meszaros GS: The historical case for astrology

October 27, 2019 0 comments

Questioning the validity of astrology and its place in modern conversations may seem straightforward — after all, as Jamie Flynn ’20.5 stated in his recent opinion, “astrology is pure pseudoscience.”

Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

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Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

October 15, 2019 0 comments

Many academic institutions are attempting to increase accessibility, considering everything from the design of campus buildings to accommodations at conferences and workshops.

Meszaros GS: Increase training in public scholarship

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Meszaros GS: Increase training in public scholarship

October 3, 2019 0 comments

In an era rife with accusations of and reactions to “fake news,” engagement between scholars and the public is crucial for sharing and correctly interpreting research.

Meszaros GS: Everyone needs to get vaccinated, take it from someone with HPV

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: Everyone needs to get vaccinated, take it from someone with HPV

September 19, 2019 0 comments

There is currently a vaccine that could help prevent certain types of cancer, but many people are turning it down. The vaccine fights strains of the Human Papillomavirus, which can cause cervical, penile and anal cancer, but some students are still unprotected despite the fact that it’s been around for decades.

Meszaros GS: Disentangling grad school and alcohol culture

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Meszaros GS: Disentangling grad school and alcohol culture

September 4, 2019 0 comments

Alcohol use and abuse is a noted problem for undergraduate students, but in my experience, it becomes an accepted and expected part of the culture in grad school.

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

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Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Brown students are required to have health insurance, which is provided by default through the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.

Meszaros GS: Reduce recommendation letter requirements

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Meszaros GS: Reduce recommendation letter requirements

April 10, 2019 0 comments

One of the most stressful parts of the University experience isn’t taking midterms or writing final papers: it’s applying to jobs, internships and graduate school. Often, employers and schools ask students to provide numerous recommendation letters supporting their applications.

Meszaros GS: Saying goodbye to science heroes

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Meszaros GS: Saying goodbye to science heroes

March 15, 2019 1 comment

Recent movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up have pushed us to hold the perpetrators of sexual assault accountable. But the more we had admired the accused, the more reluctant we are to address the allegations of assault.