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Hall ’20: To the PTP: Don’t legitimize climate denial

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Hall ’20: To the PTP: Don’t legitimize climate denial

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Peter Kropotkin was a Russian aristocrat, political agitant, contemporary of Marx and radical anarcho-communist. Besides being an all-time great class traitor, he also had a passion for science. My favorite work of his is a book called “Mutual Aid,” a collection of essays written during the late 19th century.

Singh ‘19.5, Gold ’20, Gomberg ’20: UFB funding is inequitable, misguided

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Singh ‘19.5, Gold ’20, Gomberg ’20: UFB funding is inequitable, misguided

December 3, 2019 3 comments

In light of this week’s funding release by the Undergraduate Finance Board, we, the leaders of Brown’s largest service organizations, wish to voice our profound disappointment in UFB’s funding practices.

Aman ’20:  The value of group problem solving

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Aman ’20: The value of group problem solving

December 2, 2019 0 comments

Every Tuesday from 12 to 12:50 p.m., I attend section for MATH 0180: Intermediate Calculus. During these fifty minutes, we solve challenging problem sets in groups of two or three.

Klein ’20: Why the Lakers are the best team in the NBA

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Klein ’20: Why the Lakers are the best team in the NBA

December 2, 2019 0 comments

Prior to the start of this NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers were widely expected to contend for a championship. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the floor, Los Angeles had the talent to compete against any team in the league.

Brigham ’20: Spoiling the 2020 campaign

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Brigham ’20: Spoiling the 2020 campaign

November 24, 2019 0 comments

It was one of the great nightmares of the Democratic Party: On the night of Nov. 7th, 2000, the Presidential Election between George W. Bush and Al Gore was a toss-up, with the final result dependent on the outcome in Florida.

Editorial: University must improve actual, perceived sense of student safety

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Editorial: University must improve actual, perceived sense of student safety

November 24, 2019 0 comments

Recently as part of The Herald’s Fall 2019 poll, students were asked how safe they feel both on and off campus after dark.

Meszaros GS: Providence needs the circus

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Meszaros GS: Providence needs the circus

November 24, 2019 0 comments

Famed circuses Barnum and Bailey and the Ringling Bros. may have shut their doors for good, but the popularity of circus is actually on the rise.

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

Editors' Note

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

November 24, 2019 0 comments

Broken chairs and no concussions. Computers that always crash and then sometimes wake up. The old printer, for dying, and the new printer, for barely staying alive. Expo markers.

Editorial: How RailRoad gets it wrong, and how RailRoad gets it right

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Editorial: How RailRoad gets it wrong, and how RailRoad gets it right

November 22, 2019 0 comments

RailRoad, a student activist organization at Brown which seeks “a world where the Prison Industrial Complex has been destroyed,” presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students last month and hosted a public teach-in this month, highlighting its proposal that the University adopt a “fair chance hiring” policy.

Ren ’23: On feeling cold

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Ren ’23: On feeling cold

November 21, 2019 0 comments

I am your California stereotype: a warm-weather weakling who cannot handle any temperature under 50 degrees Fahrenheit. I shiver at the slightest breeze. A beanie is perpetually glued to my head.