Op-eds

Loury: The political inefficacy of saying, ‘Black lives matter’

November 6, 2015 0 comments

Lasting solutions will come, if at all, only via a movement that successfully affirms the value of all lives.

Jackson ’16: Free speech isn’t without consequence

November 5, 2015 0 comments

While all students can practice their right to free speech, they should also practice common sense.

Rodriguez: On teaching, radical love and community

November 4, 2015 0 comments

I see a robust humanistic approach to learning and teaching as invested in making the world a better, more equitable, more just place.

Tisch ’17: Consider the bunnies — Discontinue Super Heavy Petting

October 28, 2015 8 comments

Consider that the interactions at Super Heavy Petting might not be mutually beneficial.

Seoh ’14: Not all free speech is created equal

October 21, 2015 31 comments

The train of logic that says, “Science supports my argument, so I’m right,” is too easily exploited.

Irving ’16: Let’s make memories, not headlines

October 20, 2015 1 comment

As I am sure many people now know, Malia Obama came to visit Brown during Fall Weekend.

Dean-Johnson ’16, Dunbar ’16, Gorodilova ’16, Sedivy ’17, Shiver ’17: On whiteness, free speech and missing the point

October 19, 2015 117 comments

There is a difference between promoting productive discomfort and inflicting pain and harm on members of our community.

Bewes, Ravindranathan: Žižek’s hypocrisy

October 19, 2015 7 comments

It was depressing to see a great political thinker and analyst of ideology so disastrously betray his project.

Swartz ’14 MD’19: PLME seniors, don’t enroll in biochemistry

October 16, 2015 6 comments

So, PLME seniors, skip biochemistry and any other unnecessary classes and fly to Europe.

Chokshi ’18: To fellow Indian Americans trying to assimilate

October 16, 2015 12 comments

No more assimilation, for it is our suicide.