Letters to the Editor


Letter: Brown’s room and board charges transparent and low

April 26, 2018 0 comments

We write regarding Rebecca Aman’s April 24 column, “Why is Brown room and board so expensive?”


Letter: University committed to Providence student welfare

April 25, 2018 0 comments

I write to correct inaccuracies in Margot Miller’s April 24 letter to the editor.


Letter: University more concerned about reputation than impact

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Last month, a letter signed by roughly 200 alums was delivered to Provost Richard Locke P’18 and President Christina Paxson P’19.


Letter: Help make the First Readings program better

April 15, 2018 0 comments

I appreciated the proposals included in the April 12 editorial entitled “Reforming the First Readings program.”


Letter: Support student art

April 12, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I really enjoyed reading Emily Miller’s ’19 April 10 commentary on visual art on campus, “Let students leave their mark on campus art.”


Letter: Question Jeb Bush’s politics, not his character

April 11, 2018 0 comments

In his April 6 op-ed “Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible,” Michael Froid ’21 argues that Jeb Bush should be uninvited because his views are those of a person with low moral character.


Letter: Jeb Bush should speak, respect concerns misguided

April 11, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I am writing in response to Brendan Sweeney’s ’19.5 April 10 op-ed “Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak.” I agree with both Mark Liang ’19 and Sweeney that Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown.

Letter: Consider Jeb Bush’s revised views on climate change

April 9, 2018 0 comments

I am writing in response to the April 6 op-ed “Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible” by Michael Froid ’21, who committed a significant portion of his piece to Bush’s climate change policies.


Letter: University should invite Jeb Bush to speak

April 8, 2018 0 comments

I am writing this in response to the April 6 op-ed “Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible.” Despite the fact I find myself disagreeing with many of the views of Jeb Bush, I believe any respectable educational institution should encourage and seek out diverse opinions.

Letter: University needs to be more transparent about the Israel Fund

April 2, 2018 0 comments

The Wintersession course UNIV 1001: “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Contested Narratives” was offered in January 2017 to 12 students. It was presented as being funded by the Global Experiential Learning and Teaching grant, though in reality it was financed by a University initiative called the Israel Fund. As students who participated […]