Op-eds

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.

Wu ’19: Transfer admission should be need-blind

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Wu ’19: Transfer admission should be need-blind

October 1, 2018 0 comments

In 2003, the University became need-blind for domestic, first-year applicants. This meant that Brown would not consider the wealth of an applicant (or their family) in granting admission.

Jain ’19: Changing the culture of consulting recruitment starts with us

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Jain ’19: Changing the culture of consulting recruitment starts with us

September 28, 2018 0 comments

As someone who too has wondered if I was a sellout for interviewing (and ultimately accepting) an offer at a consulting firm last fall, I was excited to read the columns written by Aidan Calvelli ’19 and Ruth Foster ’19 this week.

Mulligan ’19: U. needs to invest in making all dorms more accessible

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Mulligan ’19: U. needs to invest in making all dorms more accessible

September 26, 2018 0 comments

Twenty-four million dollars later, and the building formerly known as Wilson Hall has completed its transformation into the sleek, modern, fully accessible Friedman Hall.

Blatteis ’19, Pettit ’20: The need for fair and ethical housing — for all

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Blatteis ’19, Pettit ’20: The need for fair and ethical housing — for all

September 25, 2018 0 comments

In his Sept. 16 op-ed, José Soria ’19 called for “the creation of an undergraduate and graduate student coalition that can help protect the rights of students as tenants with their respective landlords.”

Rose ’19: Why is it so hard to be a barber in R.I.?

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Rose ’19: Why is it so hard to be a barber in R.I.?

September 19, 2018 0 comments

There is broad, bipartisan agreement, from former president Barack Obama to Milton Friedman, that America today regulates away economic growth and opportunity by erecting unreasonable barriers to participation in labor markets.

Kupetz ’19.5: In defense of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

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Kupetz ’19.5: In defense of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

September 19, 2018 0 comments

When The Herald published my article, “In Favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative,” alongside Jeremy Pontbriant’s beautiful article, “A Testament to the Power of Education in Prison,” a few weeks back, I did not expect to write this reply.

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

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Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

September 16, 2018 0 comments

While dorm space is available for students of all years, more and more juniors and seniors opt to live off-campus, as do a small number of sophomores.