Op-eds

Lerner ‘18.5, Mar ’18, Lehmann ’19, Kupetz ‘19.5: Levin’s legacy: To fund communities or jails?

Opinions

Lerner ‘18.5, Mar ’18, Lehmann ’19, Kupetz ‘19.5: Levin’s legacy: To fund communities or jails?

October 11, 2019 0 comments

New York City Council Member Stephen Levin ’03 has publicly supported an estimated $9-11 billion plan to build brand new jail infrastructure in New York City. The City Council will vote on this plan next week.

Caira ’22: University classes in the creative arts should not be mandatory S/NC

Opinions

Caira ’22: University classes in the creative arts should not be mandatory S/NC

October 11, 2019 0 comments

The purpose of Brown’s Open Curriculum is to let students choose how to design their education. As a part of this curriculum, students can choose to take courses Satisfactory or No Credit if they want to explore a course out of their comfort zone.

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

Opinions

Han ’23: If you’re feeling like an impostor, I’m right there with you

October 10, 2019 1 comment

The period of transition into college is different for everyone, but for most, Brown is an entirely new world.

Hajdarovic GS: To protect graduate workers’ efforts to unionize, we must oppose the NLRB’s proposal

Opinions

Hajdarovic GS: To protect graduate workers’ efforts to unionize, we must oppose the NLRB’s proposal

October 4, 2019 0 comments

One of the most frustrating things about pursuing my PhD is having to explain to friends and family members, repeatedly, what I actually do all day. No, I do not have the summer off. Yes, I do get paid. No, I am not going to be a neurosurgeon when this is all over (sorry, Mom).

Corwin ’23: Bring back ‘Why Brown?’

Opinions

Corwin ’23: Bring back ‘Why Brown?’

September 30, 2019 0 comments

Since the eighth grade, attending Brown had been my biggest pipe dream. I was absolutely infatuated with its idiosyncratic and captivating community and was immediately able to envision myself within it.

Guturu ’20, Jiang ‘20.5 and Niiya ’20: Halt the search for new BCSC director

Opinions

Guturu ’20, Jiang ‘20.5 and Niiya ’20: Halt the search for new BCSC director

September 29, 2019 0 comments

Over the summer, the director of the Brown Center for Students of Color was terminated. This came with very little warning to students, who were away from campus and received no official announcement of his termination.

Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

Opinions

Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

September 27, 2019 3 comments

Last Friday, Jewish students from different schools around the country gathered in the Pembroke Fieldhouse for the first night of the Judaism On Our Own Terms conference. We arranged ourselves on pillows and cushions on the floor, spread out over the entire second floor.

Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

Opinions

Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

September 26, 2019 0 comments

Shopping period has now wrapped up around campus and, in its wake, it leaves a significant amount of financial woes for some students.

Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

Opinions

Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

September 24, 2019 0 comments

This past summer, as anxiety and excitement for the coming year stewed within the hearts of Brown first-years all over the country and all over the world, we received a book in the mail. It was our First Readings, a novel called “The Idiot.”

Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

September 18, 2019 0 comments

Many American school districts have made a massive mistake, and you should take note.