Letters to the Editor

Letter: On train strikes and skipping class

April 18, 2014 2 comments

It was close to finals, there were no make-ups and I was on scholarship. With all that, I felt I had a responsibility to get to class.


Sundlee ’16: The forgotten people of Balochistan

April 18, 2014 6 comments

We must fight the temptation to dismiss violence and human rights abuses as normal in the Middle East and seek to understand the complexities of the region.


Mills ’15: You should care about UCS

April 18, 2014 3 comments

UCS can be your conduit to the ears of the administration.


Editorial: Reform on a community level

April 17, 2014 1 comment

Community colleges will be crucial to any attempts to reform the system.


Delaney ’15: Don’t study abroad, volunteer or work abroad

April 17, 2014 9 comments

To put it bluntly, students should travel abroad to volunteer or work in a foreign country and culture rather than to study.


Tennis ’14 and Newlon ’14: Don’t read the comments

April 17, 2014 31 comments

Don’t read the comments. Especially if you’re a woman.


Editorial: Abolish legacy status as an admission consideration

April 15, 2014 8 comments

It is time to respond to the majority of Brown students’ beliefs and abolish legacy status as an admission consideration.


Powers ’15: Comfort and oppression

April 15, 2014 40 comments

Oppression used to mean something. Now it can mean nothing more than encountering disagreement from a straight white male.


Rattner ’15: No such thing as isolationism

April 15, 2014 1 comment

National issues should be discussed with regard to how they affect not only the United States but also the rest of the world.


Editorial: The very model of modern scholar-athletes

April 15, 2014 0 comments

On Monday, Brown Athletics announced that the women’s rugby team will finally receive varsity status.