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Articles by Owen Colby (8)

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.