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Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

November 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Is there any evidence that unionization at other universities has corroded positive relationships between graduate students and administrators? If there is, President Paxson P’19 would do well to share it.

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

Editors' Note

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

November 19, 2018 0 comments

Early reads, creative ledes, chairs with wheels, free drinks and meals. Late night chais, Baja’s spicy fries — with salsa verde. Screaming cowboy memes, Diane forever and Alice, Alice and more Alice.

Simhauser ’20: A retreat from the center

Columns

Simhauser ’20: A retreat from the center

November 18, 2018 0 comments

As the final provisional ballots from the 2018 midterm elections are counted, and the forecasted Democratic wave in the House becomes more precise (most likely a gain of at least 37 seats), the electoral significance can be parsed.

Rehmet ’20, Flynn ’20: Save the interdisciplinary appeal of public policy

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Rehmet ’20, Flynn ’20: Save the interdisciplinary appeal of public policy

November 15, 2018 0 comments

A week ago, Edward Steinfeld, director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, emailed development studies, international relations and public policy concentrators with an update on the proposed restructuring of Watson’s concentrations.

Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

Columns

Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

November 14, 2018 0 comments

An amazing opportunity for Brown students is the exposure to people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and getting to learn from their experiences.

Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

Columns

Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

November 14, 2018 0 comments

On my short walk to campus, I cross intersections with pedestrian traffic signals where the light has burnt out, where the light never changes and where the whole light pole has been turned to face away from the intersection.

Wilks ’15 GS: Graduate student unionization improves power dynamics, institutional memory

Op-eds

Wilks ’15 GS: Graduate student unionization improves power dynamics, institutional memory

November 14, 2018 0 comments

It is important to celebrate our achievements; Brown University and its student, staff and faculty representatives have accomplished a lot in its very long history.

Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

November 13, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: In response to President Christina Paxson’s P’19 Nov. 12 op-ed in The Herald: “shared governance” is valuable to the extent that it includes shared power.

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

Columns

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

November 12, 2018 0 comments

With the Democrats’ long-expected reclamation of the House of Representatives last week, President Trump and his allies certainly anticipate the beginning of a fierce Democratic backlash.

Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

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Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

November 12, 2018 0 comments

Democrats achieved a resounding victory in the 2018 midterm elections, which will allow them to seat enough party members to assume control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January.