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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. Macaulay’s tour resulted in a brilliant film entitled “Brown: A Sense of Place.” Among his reflections was the importance of Brown’s smaller buildings. Macaulay states, “They are, in a curious way, the glory of the Brown […]

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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.

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Braga ’16: Brown at its best

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Last Friday, on your way to class, you may have noticed a large group of young, enthusiastic middle school students taking in Brown for the first time.

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Sauber ’20: The irony of SEAS’ inaccessibility

March 7, 2017 0 comments

Before coming to Brown, I had never felt discriminated against as a result of my disability.

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Murage ’17: From jewelry to extinction

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Four semesters ago, I vowed to my roommate that I would take a bullet to save any elephant from poaching.

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Hanson ’17: The truth about Brown’s budget

February 21, 2017 0 comments

As students, we should be skeptical of the budget.

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Powell: Recent columns misconstrue admissions process

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Recent opinion pieces in The Herald have made assumptions about the University’s admission process and the priorities we emphasize.