Columns

Hu ’18 and Rowland ’17: A letter from the editors

April 28, 2016 0 comments

As opinions editors, we have a vested interest in how the Brown community forms and expresses opinions.

Wainger ’16: Athletes work harder than you do

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The real culprit behind my first (and only) C was simple: I was on the crew team.

Yu ’19: Scylla and Charybdis: The Case for Jill Stein and the Greens

April 27, 2016 0 comments

“If you always vote for the lesser of two evils, you will always have evil, and you will always have less.” — Ralph Nader

Rock ’18: Spring Weekend bag policy encourages bingeing

April 27, 2016 0 comments

Spring Weekend has two policies that encourage unhealthy behavior: the prohibition on bringing bags and the ban on open containers of alcohol in public.

Savello ’18: Drug use realities and campus enforcement

April 26, 2016 0 comments

Recent events — namely April 20 (4/20) and Spring Weekend — inevitably brought up the topic of substance use among students.

Kumar ’17: New York values are American values

April 26, 2016 0 comments

I would argue that New York values and American values are far more similar than they are different.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Grossman ’00 protesters misunderstand cultural appropriation

April 25, 2016 0 comments

Thursday night, protesters gathered and decried the performance of a Brown alum — Carrie Grossman ’00, a white woman — who chanted Hindu hymns.

Campbell ’18: Open for whom?

April 25, 2016 0 comments

When I came to Brown, I was told time and again about the relaxed nature of the open curriculum.

Friedman ’19: Universities fail on mental health

April 22, 2016 0 comments

Last month, one of my classmates from middle school passed away.

Steinman ’19: DPLL courses enhance open curriculum

April 22, 2016 0 comments

I urge the administration to consider a change that would ensure that every student graduates with a broadened perspective of the world.