Rebecca Aman is an opinions columnist from Atlanta, Georgia. She is concentrating in economics and actually really enjoyed taking Principles. She has interned for the YMCA of Metro Atlanta and on an Atlanta mayoral campaign. When not at The Herald, she can be found playing inner-tube water polo, running on the East Bay Bike Path and eating Blue Room muffins.

Articles by Rebecca Aman (5)

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Why is Brown’s room and board so expensive?

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Apr. 17, The Herald published spring poll results that found many students report stealing regularly from Brown eateries.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: What constitutes acceptable discourse?

April 13, 2018 0 comments

I think most Brown students agree that while everyone is entitled to an opinion, not everyone is entitled to a platform to present those opinions; when we create space for certain people and groups to speak, we implicitly give their ideas some minimum level of legitimacy.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Don’t ban laptops from classrooms

March 22, 2018 0 comments

I’ve put a lot of thought into how I take notes in class.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Ban the box

March 7, 2018 0 comments

Recently, momentum has grown around the movement to “ban the box” — the checkbox that asks if one has a criminal conviction on initial job applications.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Rethinking the Fight for 15

February 21, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 8, progressive Democrats in the Rhode Island General Assembly, including Aaron Regunberg ’12, unveiled their 2018 “Fair Shot Agenda.”