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Articles by Mili Mitra (36)

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.

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Mitra ’18: Don’t give up on public service

April 17, 2017 0 comments

I still visibly flinch when I think about the day after the election.

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Mitra ’18: Rethinking humanities in the tech age

April 6, 2017 0 comments

Steve Jobs once said, “Everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”