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Fernandez ’21: “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico raises controversy over Miranda’s role in politics

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Fernandez ’21: “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico raises controversy over Miranda’s role in politics

February 5, 2019 0 comments

On Jan. 11, Lin-Manuel Miranda starred in his hit musical “Hamilton” on the opening night of the almost three-week fundraising performance series in Puerto Rico. “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico was marketed as a huge effort to support the island’s people…

Grundy ’20: Transgender military ban is unnecessary and bigoted

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Grundy ’20: Transgender military ban is unnecessary and bigoted

February 4, 2019 0 comments

Last month in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration’s ban on the participation of most transgender individuals in the military to take effect — another unfortunate and harsh blow to transgender people in the United States.

Thomas ’21: The siren’s call of the online celebrity

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Thomas ’21: The siren’s call of the online celebrity

February 4, 2019 0 comments

On a foundational level, we all have an understanding of right and wrong and are able to identify these behaviors in others. This rings particularly true when it comes to celebrities or public figures. Though it’s often hard to believe, they’re people just like us — the major difference being […]

Klein ’20: Super Bowl preview

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Klein ’20: Super Bowl preview

February 1, 2019 0 comments

The Los Angeles Rams will take on the mighty New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this Sunday. This marks the third consecutive Super Bowl appearance for the Pats, who continue to dominate the AFC, maintaining their powerhouse status.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

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Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

January 31, 2019 0 comments

In the spring of 1986, the Brown Spectator published its inaugural issue. Proclaiming itself “The Right Alternative” to existing student publications, the Spectator aimed to provide an outlet for conservative and libertarian thought on a campus the journal’s staff alleged to be overwhelmingly liberal.

Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

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Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

January 30, 2019 0 comments

During my second semester as an undergraduate, it clicked. Brown is more than a place of learning; it is also an idea: a celebration of free inquiry and the pursuit of knowledge deployed in service of making our world a better place.

Calvelli ’19: Job advice from an unemployed senior

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Calvelli ’19: Job advice from an unemployed senior

January 30, 2019 0 comments

I graduate in four months and have no idea what I’m doing next year. As so many fellow ’19-ers know, it is a terrifying feeling. The comfort and regularity of college life are rapidly giving way to an impending unknown where the only certainties are skyrocketing rents and more expensive access to the New York Times.

Bosis ’19: Missionary impossible

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Bosis ’19: Missionary impossible

January 29, 2019 0 comments

If you’ve been a Brown student for any period of time, you’ve probably heard about sin awareness day. For most of us, this inevitable part of the semester boils down to a few days each year when everyone’s Snapchat stories are full of videos of a couple guys yelling indistinguishably atop a box outside Faunce arch.

Miller ’19: Toward more informed and honest recycling

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Miller ’19: Toward more informed and honest recycling

January 29, 2019 0 comments

Corporations have been known to capitalize on environmental sustainability to increase customer favor without clearly outlining the impact of their efforts.

Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

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Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The National Football League postseason is the highlight of the year for football enthusiasts. The best teams in the league play tough playoff football. Every game is an elimination game, and each week the matchups get more exciting right up until the Super Bowl.