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McCaleb ’20, Steeves ’19: Athletes contribute more than their win-loss records

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McCaleb ’20, Steeves ’19: Athletes contribute more than their win-loss records

November 4, 2018 0 comments

We first want to commend Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16, Johnston ’17 and Matsumoto ’16 for their Herald op-ed “Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke.” As former Brown student-athletes, they highlight the intricacies of the recurring debate on whether or not Brown athletics add value to the community.

Meszaros GS: The hidden costs of immunizations

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Meszaros GS: The hidden costs of immunizations

October 30, 2018 0 comments

I got my flu shot last week. The whole process was fast, convenient and entirely free — in fact, the most difficult part for a brand new student was finding the basement lounge where the shots were being administered.

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

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Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

October 29, 2018 0 comments

In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision.

Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16: Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke

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Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16: Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke

October 29, 2018 0 comments

With the start of the new week came the revival of an old debate: Is there value in Brown athletics? Many of us arrived to work last Monday to find multiple messages from friends sharing the opinion piece by August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19 and  Taswell ’19 entitled, “A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics.”

Toledano ’20: Kennedy plaza should focus on the public experience

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Toledano ’20: Kennedy plaza should focus on the public experience

October 24, 2018 0 comments

I like to think of Kennedy Plaza as the “heart” of Rhode Island. Designer Don Powers would call it “the living room” of the Ocean State, or what I would call the yellow submarine of the octopus’ garden.

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

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August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 0 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.

Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

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Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

October 19, 2018 0 comments

In an Oct. 15 column, Andrew Friedman ’19 made a simplistic and offensively ahistorical argument for Edge College Hill II — the new luxury student housing development on Canal Street.

Bosis ’19: The agency problem in student employment

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Bosis ’19: The agency problem in student employment

October 16, 2018 0 comments

There has been some serious blowback, to say the least, around Brown Dining Services stemming from the extreme overworking of students in supervising and management positions.

Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

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Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Truth. Respect. Fairness. A climate that supports the free exchange of ideas without fear of harassment or intimidation. These are the University’s values.

Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

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Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Back in 2013, President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined need-blind admission for all undergraduate students as one of her goals in the University’s strategic plan.