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Simshauser ’20: The fantasy of voter fraud, the reality of voter suppression

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Simshauser ’20: The fantasy of voter fraud, the reality of voter suppression

November 5, 2018 0 comments

When polls for the midterm elections close tomorrow, the significance of the results will be placed within the parameters of national politics. “Will the House accelerate the Russia investigations?” “Has the Republican hold on the Senate come to an end?” “Can Democrats halt the Trump agenda?”

Aman ’20: It’s time to rethink the wage gap

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Aman ’20: It’s time to rethink the wage gap

November 5, 2018 0 comments

If I had 80 cents for every time I saw an infographic with a drawing of a partial dollar bill proclaiming, “Women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes!” I would be decently rich.

Friedman ’19:  City responsible to low-income residents, students

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Friedman ’19: City responsible to low-income residents, students

November 2, 2018 0 comments

In an Oct. 19 op-ed, Colin Kent-Daggett ’19 made a simplistic and misguided argument against Edge College Hill II — the new luxury student housing development on Canal Street — in a rebuttal to my column published earlier that week.

Bosis ’19: Making time to live in the present

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Bosis ’19: Making time to live in the present

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Over my first three years at Brown, semester after semester, the times I’ve felt the best were always when I was the busiest.

Miller ’19: ‘Global studies’ proposal bites off more than it can chew

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Miller ’19: ‘Global studies’ proposal bites off more than it can chew

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The Dean of the College released a report that synthesized the work of a committee created last semester to review the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and three of its concentrations — development studies, international relations and public policy.

Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

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Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the leaves transform from green to shades of gold and red and the days get noticeably shorter, it’s evident that the seasons are changing.

Fernandez ’21: Reconsidering capitalism as the only option

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Fernandez ’21: Reconsidering capitalism as the only option

October 30, 2018 0 comments

The Political Theory Project hosted a Janus Forum called “Urban Policy in the 21st Century” Oct. 25 to discuss the future of economic policy in the United States.

Flynn ’20: An open letter to Sen. Warren before her Brown lecture

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Flynn ’20: An open letter to Sen. Warren before her Brown lecture

October 26, 2018 0 comments

In a time of stark polarization, when America is more divided than ever and when the left and the right are unable to find any kind of common ground, both sides of the political divide seem at last to express agreement on one particular matter: It is wrong to exploit racial ancestry to serve a political purpose.

Simshauser ’20: A virtuous cycle

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Simshauser ’20: A virtuous cycle

October 24, 2018 0 comments

An empty road. No, not empty. A metallic flash of red whirs by, unabated by kinetic friction, gone in an instant. The landscape’s hues begin to desaturate. That is, until another radiant vehicle inevitably zips past.

Schmidt ’21: TWTP rightfully asks tough questions of students

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Schmidt ’21: TWTP rightfully asks tough questions of students

October 23, 2018 0 comments

To prepare for the drastic change in social climate between my previous schooling experiences and Brown, I applied to the Third World Transition Program, a four-day pre-orientation program dedicated to talking about systems of oppression and fostering an environment of open discussion.