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Articles by Tyler Rosenbaum (12)

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Why spare athletics?

March 22, 2010 0 comments

Apparently, every area of the University has to make its fair share of sacrifice — except the athletics department.

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: No physicists need apply

March 3, 2010 0 comments

Phi Beta Kappa is a prestigious collegiate honor society. In fact, it’s the oldest one in the country. According to its Web site, Phi Beta Kappa “celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.” Its chapters invite America’s “most outstanding arts and sciences students.”

Opinions

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Entitled naivete remains on College Hill

February 11, 2010 0 comments

Over the course of my last five semesters at Brown, I have found that it falls far short of the hype that its ultra-liberal reputation and conservative detractors led me to expect.

Columns

Rosenbaum ’11: State of the state

February 8, 2010 0 comments

Late last month, Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65 gave his final State of the State address. For me — and I venture to suppose for the majority of The Herald’s readers as well — the governor’s imminent departure from Smith Hill is a rare ray of sunlight in what will undoubtedly otherwise be a cloudy political year.

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Ever vigilant

November 22, 2009 0 comments

Sean Hannity is fond of proclaiming America the “greatest, best country God has ever given man on the face of the Earth.” Bill Maher has an interesting response: “America must stop bragging that it’s the greatest country on Earth and start acting like it.”

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Mission accomplished!

November 6, 2009 0 comments

What use is a solvent state government if intoxicated teens can operate motorboats with impunity?

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Poor old Rhode Island

October 26, 2009 0 comments

When I was at the Empire State Building last week, I noticed an interesting mural. It was a stylized map of the northeast, the point of which undoubtedly was to portray New York at the center. All the states but one were labeled. Can you guess which was left behind?

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Criminalization doesn’t work

October 13, 2009 0 comments

When I first set foot in this great state, I knew there was something special about it. Something unique. Rhode Island makes New England’s other small states look gigantic by comparison, and yet it has the longest name of any state in the union.

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Uncle Ruth wants you!

September 8, 2009 0 comments

We’re back at Brown! Another year passed, another anticipated yet somehow still jarring transition from the indolent laze of summer to the purposeful buzz of academia. It’s been four long months. So long, in fact, that I even missed the Ratty! I suppose a summer of shopping and cooking and cleaning can open one’s eyes to its hidden beauty.

Columns

Tyler Rosenbaum ’11: Rhode Island falls behind

April 15, 2009 0 comments

The rest of New England is preparing to follow in Iowa’s footsteps. New Hampshire and Maine look likely to approve marriage equality bills this year, and Vermont’s legislature already overrode Gov. Jim Douglas’ veto of its marriage equality bill by a two-thirds vote. Where is Rhode Island?