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Lehrer-Small ’20: Revisiting the Slavery and Justice Report

Columns

Lehrer-Small ’20: Revisiting the Slavery and Justice Report

October 16, 2019 0 comments

In October 2006, a committee made up of faculty members, undergraduate students, graduate students and administrators presented a report to then-University President Ruth Simmons.

Letter: To achieve transformative justice, the University should strengthen policy around derecognized group activity

Letters to the Editor

Letter: To achieve transformative justice, the University should strengthen policy around derecognized group activity

October 15, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: I am writing with regard to The Herald’s article on Brown’s response to derecognized group activity. I would like to challenge the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards to reconsider its guidelines on student affiliation with derecognized groups.

Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

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Meszaros GS: Speaking into the mic

October 15, 2019 0 comments

Many academic institutions are attempting to increase accessibility, considering everything from the design of campus buildings to accommodations at conferences and workshops.

Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

Letters to the Editor

Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

October 15, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: Thank you for highlighting the performance of the Brown endowment for fiscal year 2019 in your editorial on Oct. 4.

Lerner ‘18.5, Mar ’18, Lehmann ’19, Kupetz ‘19.5: Levin’s legacy: To fund communities or jails?

Op-eds

Lerner ‘18.5, Mar ’18, Lehmann ’19, Kupetz ‘19.5: Levin’s legacy: To fund communities or jails?

October 11, 2019 0 comments

New York City Council Member Stephen Levin ’03 has publicly supported an estimated $9-11 billion plan to build brand new jail infrastructure in New York City. The City Council will vote on this plan next week.

Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

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Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

October 11, 2019 2 comments

Late last month during a job fair organized by the University’s CareerLAB, students representing the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition staged a protest of four companies, including Amazon, for contracting with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

Editorials

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

October 11, 2019 0 comments

At the fall Career Fair, a group of students affiliated with the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition protested four companies — Amazon, Microsoft, Palantir and Ernst & Young — that hold contractual agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Caira ’22: University classes in the creative arts should not be mandatory S/NC

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Caira ’22: University classes in the creative arts should not be mandatory S/NC

October 11, 2019 0 comments

The purpose of Brown’s Open Curriculum is to let students choose how to design their education. As a part of this curriculum, students can choose to take courses Satisfactory or No Credit if they want to explore a course out of their comfort zone.

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

Op-eds

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

October 10, 2019 1 comment

The period of transition into college is different for everyone, but for most, Brown is an entirely new world.

Schmidt ’21: Professors should stop scheduling exams at night

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Schmidt ’21: Professors should stop scheduling exams at night

October 10, 2019 0 comments

Nothing is worse than a night exam. Many classes, especially large lectures in STEM fields, schedule exams late in the evening. At their worst, these exams can span from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.