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Soraya Ferdman: On discord

Soraya Ferdman: On discord

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018When I left Puerto Rico to go to college, I had no intention of returning. I never felt quite at home there, in part because I did not look, speak or think like those around me. My mother is Iranian, my […]

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Samilow ’19: The case against anonymous commentary

April 26, 2018 0 comments

President Trump has many betes noires — his enemies, some of his friends, germs and sharks, to name a few — but none is more despised than the “FAKE NEWS media.”

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Foster ’19: A second Brown Promise

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In 2017, the University undertook a massive fundraising campaign to remove financial barriers to accessing a Brown education.

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Vilsan ’19: Relationships 101

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Let’s talk about relationships. The word has romantic connotations, but in reality, relationships are central to every part of our lives, from the personal to the professional.

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Aman ’20: Why is Brown’s room and board so expensive?

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Apr. 17, The Herald published spring poll results that found many students report stealing regularly from Brown eateries.

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Cardoso ’19: After Marielle Franco’s death, Brazil can no longer ignore its racism

April 23, 2018 0 comments

As Abdias do Nascimento once famously noted, Brazil has the largest African population of any country in the world besides Nigeria.

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Steinman ’19: Here comes the sun

April 23, 2018 0 comments

It once seemed an impossible dream, but spring has finally come to Providence.

Sports

Schapiro ’19: New England, enjoy it while it lasts

April 22, 2018 0 comments

As I sit down to write, the Boston Red Sox have just been no-hit by Sean Manaea of the Oakland Athletics. But the setback is minimal.

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Mulligan ’19: Don’t talk down to millennials

April 20, 2018 0 comments

A 2018 report from Temple University and the Wisconsin Harvesting Opportunities for Postsecondary Education Lab suggests that food insecurity is a much larger issue on college campuses than previously thought, affecting 42 percent of community college students and 36 percent of four-year college students.

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Johnson ’20: Barriers to RISD courses restrict academic freedom

April 18, 2018 0 comments

In the 2016-2017 school year, while 376 Rhode Island School of Design students were registered for at least one course at Brown in the fall or spring semester, only 155 Brown students were cross-registered at RISD.