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Articles by Mili Mitra (38)

Mili Mitra: Memory ghosts

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Mili Mitra: Memory ghosts

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018The summer before my first year at Brown, whilst deep in the throes of high school nostalgia, I stumbled across a Huffington Post blog titled, “Letting Go of Your Memory Ghost.” It began: “Do you know what a memory ghost is? […]

Mitra ’18: Tax plan would weaken higher ed

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Mitra ’18: Tax plan would weaken higher ed

December 5, 2017 0 comments

After flip-flops, inaccuracies and hand-written revisions, the Republican tax bill passed the U.S. Senate by one vote in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

Mitra ’18: Confronting predators in politics

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Mitra ’18: Confronting predators in politics

November 20, 2017 0 comments

For the last year, I have struggled to come to terms with how someone with a long history of denigrating women could rise to the highest office in the land.

Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

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Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Exactly a year ago today, the unthinkable happened.

Mitra ’18: In support of Bannister Street

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Mitra ’18: In support of Bannister Street

November 1, 2017 0 comments

In September, the Providence City Council passed a resolution calling for the removal of Confederate flags and monuments from public property. 

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Mitra ’18: Dear Jimmy Fallon

October 19, 2017 0 comments

The Trump administration, with its many foibles and missteps, has been a boon for late-night television.

Mitra ’18: Why ‘Free Speech Week’ was bound to fail

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Mitra ’18: Why ‘Free Speech Week’ was bound to fail

October 2, 2017 0 comments

Last week, the infamous Free Speech Week at the University of California at Berkeley was officially cancelled.

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Mitra ’18: Stop reading college rankings

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Over the years, people have attributed the economic inequality in higher education to a variety of conditions.

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Mitra ’18: Harriet Tubman deserves top billing

September 6, 2017 0 comments

On the one hand, we have Harriet Tubman, a humanitarian and abolitionist who dedicated her life to fighting for the freedom of enslaved people. She risked her life as a spy for the Union Army, spent years guiding others to liberty and eventually became the most famous “conductor” on the […]

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Mitra ’18: Libraries in limbo

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Earlier this month, Ivanka Trump came under fire from an unlikely source.