Letters to the Editor

Letter: A closer look at ‘Carol’

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Jennifer Shook’s article (“‘Carol’ performances captivating, not ‘groundbreaking’ cinema,” Feb. 4) reveals an unfortunate misreading of the film.

Letter: Misguided notions on mental health issues

December 1, 2015 0 comments

I disagree with the argument posed in Chad Simon’s ’16 Nov. 23 op-ed “Depressed? Who isn’t?”

Letter: Leave mental illness diagnoses to experts

November 30, 2015 0 comments

In his Nov. 23 column, Chad Simon ’16 described his experiences with depression and mental health services at Brown.

Letter: Brown should not have joined Coalition App

November 11, 2015 0 comments

The Coalition Application builds a moat around the Ivory Tower.

Letter: The Herald should have supported Maier

October 21, 2015 1 comment

Once college newspapers cherished their editorial independence. Now they have become their own censors.

Letter: Race does not cause cultural and social variation

October 19, 2015 9 comments

We have no evidence that race (however badly defined) is a causal factor in explaining cultural and social variation.

Letter: Some acts of expression can be harmful

October 16, 2015 16 comments

Some acts of expression can and do cause real psychological and physical harm.

Letter: Column offensive, but not worth censoring

October 14, 2015 1 comment

While I agree the piece was ill-conceived and offensive, I believe the lesson you are conveying about censorship is far more damaging.

Letter: Herald, University lack backbone

October 12, 2015 11 comments

Be outraged with the Herald and University, not the writer.

Letter: The role of a free press

October 8, 2015 18 comments

You are always better off allowing the community to act as the arbiter of ideas. That is what a free press does in a free society.