Op-eds

Opinions

Slade ’20: Reconstructing fatness

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Growing up fat, I learned 1,000 ways to make myself smaller.

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Steinman ’19: What we can remember from ‘Never Forget’

September 7, 2017 0 comments

My mom was so worried about violating laws prohibiting Nazi symbols that she taped over the swastikas on the cover of her copy of “In the Garden of Beasts.”

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Burt ’19: The undeniable politics of non-profits

September 7, 2017 0 comments

“Black L–lives Mmmatter,” read one of my students.

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Kumar ’17: Rescued from the hurricane

September 5, 2017 0 comments

On Aug. 29, First Lady Melania Trump grabbed the national spotlight by opting to wear stilettos.

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Bustos ’16: Contested claims

September 5, 2017 0 comments

As a former high school and college student, I was privileged to visit the land at 300 Tower Street in Bristol many times.

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Mackie ’59: Performing arts and Brown’s obligations to historic preservation

May 24, 2017 0 comments

Several years ago, Brown engaged famous author-illustrator David Macaulay to chronicle Brown’s historic campus.

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Malin-Mayor ’17: Demanding respect for women in intramural sports

May 17, 2017 0 comments

A few weeks ago, I played in an intramural soccer game in which I was the only woman playing.

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Meyers ’16: Stop misrepresenting Brown student-athletes

April 3, 2017 0 comments

I contest the claim that Brown athletics are overvalued; on the contrary, I contend that the impact of sports at the school is truly undervalued.

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Betuel ’16: In defense of Ivy League recruiting

April 2, 2017 0 comments

In high school, I would have given anything to be a recruited college athlete — especially at a Division I school.

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Drury ’17: Cameron, Calais and unaccompanied kids

March 19, 2017 0 comments

David Cameron was prime minister when a law was passed by the British Parliament establishing a scheme to transfer 3,000 refugees to the United Kingdom.