The recent article “Black R.I. students see high suspension rates” addresses a serious problem that the legislature in this state needs to address now.
Letters to the Editor
It is not the case that there has been an overall increase in off-campus incidents or that Brown students at large are a disruptive force on College Hill.
The anti-war members of the community ought to welcome ROTC members. They are students like everyone else, excited to engage in the pursuit of knowledge.
To the Editor: In his Feb. 5 column “ROTC: Return of the Criminals,” Peter Makhlouf ’16 made the claim that “Brown has a rich ‘anti-military,’ anti-war history.” Perhaps his fiery rhetoric precluded actual research, because his historical myopia is disappointing. Similarly disappointing was the unquestioning acceptance of this claim in […]
To the Editor: I appreciate and agree with Herald Opinions Columnist Peter Makhlouf’s ’16 strong opposition to the Brown faculty’s approval of a resolution to establish partnerships with Navy and Air Force ROTC units at Holy Cross. There is, as he says, an admirable tradition of anti-war and anti-military organizing […]
To the Editor: An article in the Feb. 4 issue of The Herald, “Faculty endorses tie to Holy Cross ROTC program,” significantly misrepresented the report to the faculty by the Committee on Faculty Equity and Diversity. By linking “high expectations for diversity in hiring practices” and “a new element of […]
We are committed to a just investigation and the implementation of policies that work to make our community a safer place for all.
We are committed to working with the administration and the greater Brown community to address the serious issues that we as a community are facing.
Only when each member of a community is held responsible for the actions of the whole is there any hope that we will see the change we need on campus.
Without alternative events, the pressure is put on survivors to go and listen to comments that might be harmful in order to refute them.