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Editorial: Elimination of writing requirement step in right direction

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Editorial: Elimination of writing requirement step in right direction

September 19, 2018 0 comments

In July, the University announced it will no longer require applicants to the class of 2023 to submit their scores for the essay portions of the SAT and ACT.

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

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Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

September 16, 2018 0 comments

This past summer, the Office of Residential Life faced a series of crippling personnel departures. Currently, ResLife has on staff only two community directors, who are responsible for managing essentially one-third of campus dormitory facilities each and training the entire 2018 cohort of Residential Peer Leaders.

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Editorial: This election season, make your voice heard

September 10, 2018 0 comments

On Sept. 12, Rhode Island voters will have the chance to cast their ballots in primary elections for offices at the local, state and federal level.

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Editorial: Spring break meal plans need reform

April 23, 2018 0 comments

For students who elect to stay on campus, spring break should be a time of rest, not confusion about the affordability of meal plans and fears of food insecurity.

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Editorial: Ratty renovations a heartening sign

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Thursday, April 12, the University announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sharpe Refectory’s infrastructure, with the eventual goal of installing permanent cooling abilities there in the summer of 2019.

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Editorial: Bring the Reproductive Health Care Act to a vote

April 17, 2018 0 comments

On April 10, hundreds of community members gathered at the Rhode Island State House for a House Judiciary Committee hearing, which featured the introduction of six bills governing reproductive rights in Rhode Island.

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Editorial: Thirsting for more water stations

April 16, 2018 0 comments

During orientation week, all first-year students are given a welcome package that includes a reusable water bottle. This policy can be traced back to 2008, when the student organization Beyond the Bottle pushed the University to scale back its use of disposable water bottles.

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Editorial: Reforming the First Readings program

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Since 2007, the University has requested all its incoming first-year students to read a single book (or, in one case, watch a movie) and then discuss it in small seminars during first-year orientation.

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Editorial: Elections at Brown need work

March 23, 2018 0 comments

On the evening of March 22, Elections Board Chairs Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 announced the results of the 2018 elections for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

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Editorial: In support of #FullDisclosure

March 21, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 14, the #FullDisclosure campaign issued a letter asking universities to release their internal data on policies regarding legacy status consideration.