Opinions

Editorials

Editorial: Community building and the Corporation

April 23, 2015 3 comments

Unlike peer institutions such as Harvard, Yale and Princeton that employ a residential college framework, Brown lacks a discernible structure.

Columns

Kenyon GS: What’s Chafee’s endgame?

April 23, 2015 2 comments

While clearly Chafee seems to have made up his mind on whether or not to run, I’m still scratching my head about the motives behind a Chafee candidacy.

Columns

Okun ’15: Requiem for a green

April 23, 2015 3 comments

I want some assurance that my time here won’t just vanish when I walk through the gates — that I will have somehow imprinted myself on this place.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Physical evidence not immune to power

April 22, 2015 3 comments

I want to clarify that my position, like yours, is that survivors should seek justice and get rape kits done and allow testing for date-rape drugs.

Editorials

Editorial: Spend a summer in Providence

April 22, 2015 3 comments

Spending a summer in Providence is an opportunity for students to not only live in Providence, but also to contribute to our city’s community.

Columns

Lanzillo ’16: Finding order amidst disorders

April 21, 2015 3 comments

I decided that my failure to talk about these issues would only contribute to the stigma surrounding eating disorders and mental illness.

Columns

Powers ’15: Why study philosophy?

April 21, 2015 0 comments

While the material might not be directly applicable to real life, the critical reasoning skills garnered are useful in nearly any context.

Editorials

Editorial: Defeating imposter syndrome

April 21, 2015 3 comments

Brown is a special place, but it can also be a place where it is difficult to feel special.

Columns

Al-Salem ’17: Brave up and be alone

April 20, 2015 1 comment

The benefits of being alone should outweigh any nervousness or insecurity. It’s the best way to tell yourself that your time and your life matter.

Columns

Mitra ’18: Thinking out loud on campus

April 20, 2015 0 comments

The power of opinion is unparalleled, especially in today’s world. Freedom of opinion is a basic human right, but it encompasses more than just liberty.