Maggie Tennis

Maggie Tennis

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Articles by Maggie Tennis (19)

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Taking Sides: Is the name “Brown” racist?

April 25, 2013 12 comments

Husted ’13 and Tennis ’14 square off on whether the University’s name is socially or ethically problematic.

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Tennis ’14: The illusion of need-blind admission

March 11, 2013 4 comments

College applications that characterize the holistic process provide admission officers with so much information it is impossible to ignore or disregard the applicant’s socioeconomic background.

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Tennis ’14: Waste no time banning automatic-style weapons

January 23, 2013 11 comments

The action that will make the most progress in ending public, large-scale shootings is banning automatic- and semiautomatic-style weapons for good.

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Tennis’ Rebuttal

November 30, 2012 0 comments

Keeping campaigns open to donor funding violates principles of democracy and equal opportunity, and actually manipulates the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.

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Tennis ’14: Why Brown shouldn’t have minors

November 7, 2012 3 comments

  If a student wishes to explore a second academic field in-depth, he or she should possess the motivation to do so without the promise of an extra line on a resume.

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Tennis ’14: Let’s get real about breast cancer

October 31, 2012 4 comments

October just recently came to a close – with a hurricane of epic proportions. It is the month that signifies the beginning of fall, pumpkin lattes, Halloween and rich, autumnal hues. But October is also a pink month because it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just a few weeks ago, the bright pink Gloria Gemma Hope Bus spent a day parked on the Main Green distributing goodies and information.

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Tennis ’14: Do more by doing less

October 8, 2012 1 comment

Knowing what aspects of your life are truly rewarding and worthy of your time is a precious skill that the most talented individuals often lack. But it’s crucial for success.

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Take care of day care

September 25, 2012 3 comments

Brown is supposed to be one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the world. So why can’t we support the professors, graduate students and staff who make this distinction possible by providing their families with adequate care?

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Tennis ’14: Going abroad sooner?

September 7, 2012 0 comments

What’s perhaps the best reason to go abroad as a sophomore? It’s how much time you still have left in college after your overseas studies have ended. You return to Brown with four semesters to go.