Letters to the Editor

Letter: Brown Spectator revival should embrace spirit of open-mindedness, intellectual rigor

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Letter: Brown Spectator revival should embrace spirit of open-mindedness, intellectual rigor

February 1, 2019 0 comments

As the former Editor of The Brown Spectator who revived the publication as an undergraduate student, I read with interest Anuj Krishnamurthy’s op-ed, “Bring Back the Brown Spectator.”

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Letter: The University should pledge to continue disciplinary proceedings for allegations of off-campus sexual misconduct

January 24, 2019 0 comments

Will the University pledge to continue to investigate and adjudicate complaints of rape and other sexual misconduct involving Brown students alleged to have occurred off-campus or in areas unaffiliated with the University?

Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

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Letter: Paxson establishes false dichotomy between unionization and collaboration

November 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Is there any evidence that unionization at other universities has corroded positive relationships between graduate students and administrators? If there is, President Paxson P’19 would do well to share it.

Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

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Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

November 13, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: In response to President Christina Paxson’s P’19 Nov. 12 op-ed in The Herald: “shared governance” is valuable to the extent that it includes shared power.

Letter: Let’s not forget the lessons of the past

Letter: Let’s not forget the lessons of the past

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The interfaith vigil for Tree of Life victims held Oct. 29 had at least 2,000 people in attendance. As the crowd thinned at the end, I found myself talking with a woman who had studied with the late wife of Professor Emeritus of Computer Science Peter Wegner.

Letter: Dining services update

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Letter: Dining services update

October 30, 2018 0 comments

On Oct. 16, The Herald published an article with the good news that a project to install air conditioning in the Sharpe Refectory is moving forward.

Letter: We should respect federal ruling on graduate student unionization

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Letter: We should respect federal ruling on graduate student unionization

October 26, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I write to address a number of points made in a letter written by faculty colleagues regarding graduate student unionization, published in The Herald Tuesday, Oct. 23. 

Letter: U. support for ProJo goes beyond subscriptions

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Letter: U. support for ProJo goes beyond subscriptions

October 24, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Despite the clarification to the Oct. 9 editorial, “University should buy ProJo subscriptions,” subsequent letters from readers make clear the need to share additional details on the extensive access to the Providence Journal that the University already provides to students, faculty and staff. First, through a subscription […]

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

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Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Over the past few years, graduate students at the University, like graduate students at many other universities, have been organizing to form a union.

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

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Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

October 21, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: The Oct. 9 Herald editorial urging the University to provide individual Providence Journal subscriptions to the Brown community is powerful in its description of the problems facing the Providence Journal and other American newspapers.