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Articles by Owen Colby (9)

Colby ’20, Grassfield ’19, Klein ’20: Don’t delete the public policy concentration

Op-eds, Opinions

Colby ’20, Grassfield ’19, Klein ’20: Don’t delete the public policy concentration

November 25, 2018 0 comments

In a report circulated to students in an early October email, the Office of the Dean of the College proposed the combination of Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs’ three undergraduate concentrations into one concentration, which would be the third largest concentration at Brown.

Colby ’20: It’s time for Brown to go test-optional

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: It’s time for Brown to go test-optional

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Brown’s early decision application deadline is fast approaching.

Colby ’20: No-loans doesn’t go far enough

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: No-loans doesn’t go far enough

September 22, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 announced that the University will launch a $120 million campaign to remove all loans from financial aid packages.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Internship inequities

April 20, 2017 0 comments

The conclusion of spring semester is, for many, a joyous moment. For others it signals an impending deadline to find a summer internship.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Stop overvaluing Brown athletics

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Brown’s relative underinvestment in athletics represents what is both sensible and proper for such an institution.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Learning from the plight of Republicans

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI, made the imprudent decision to travel up to Providence, Rhode Island for a meeting with a local nonprofit, Year Up.

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Reading between the dollar signs

February 23, 2017 0 comments

Every president, without fail, faces criticism for wasteful use of taxpayer money on extravagant vacations and excursions.

Opinions

Colby ’20: The left can be fake, too

February 9, 2017 0 comments

Just weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, statements from the White House have led many journalists to call Trump’s tenure a “post-truth presidency.”

Columns, Opinions

Colby ’20: Equal admission rates for all

January 26, 2017 0 comments

For some applicants, their high school’s name has already dramatically increased their chances of admission.