Columns

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

April 17, 2014 6 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 16 comments

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

Powers ’15: Comfort and oppression

April 15, 2014 27 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.

Katzevich ’16: The Spring Weekend police state

Katzevich ’16: The Spring Weekend police state

April 15, 2014 32 comments

Spring Weekend is supposed to be a memorable time on campus, devoted to relaxation and a healthy amount of debauchery.

Ingber ’15: Zionism is not racism

April 14, 2014 45 comments

On Nov. 10, 1975, the United Nations adopted a resolution in which it declared, “Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination.”

Hillestad ’15: Laissez-faire alcohol policy lacks educational aspect

April 14, 2014 5 comments

There is a fundamental mismatch between Brown’s laissez-faire alcohol policy and the strict enforcement of rigid drinking laws that accompanies it.

Upadhyay ’15: ACA numbers lie

April 10, 2014 6 comments

On the first day of April, the official enrollment numbers for the health care exchanges of the Affordable Care Act were first made public.

Sindhu MD’17: Stopping the madness

April 10, 2014 1 comment

In the span of just 19 days, 67 out of the 68 teams in the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament have been eliminated.

Johnson ’14: The wrong number gets all the attention

April 8, 2014 6 comments

Rather than touting their prolific rejections of qualified students, colleges should pay attention to the increasing burden they place on American families.