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Soraya Ferdman: On discord

Columns

Soraya Ferdman: On discord

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018When I left Puerto Rico to go to college, I had no intention of returning. I never felt quite at home there, in part because I did not look, speak or think like those around me. My mother is Iranian, my […]

Op-eds

Morley ’13: Rescind Junot Díaz’s Honorary Doctorate

May 18, 2018 0 comments

Díaz’s alleged abuse of the power endowed by literary recognition, even if not necessarily criminal, demands response from his enablers, hangers-on and mutual cultural beneficiaries.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Boycott Shiru Cafe

May 8, 2018 0 comments

This letter was published in The Herald’s Dec. 6 print edition, but was not published online. The letter is published here in its entirety. The Herald regrets the error.  To the Editor: The article “Cafe to connect students with sponsor companies” published in The Herald Dec. 4 described a new cafe which […]

Columns

Samilow ’19: The case against anonymous commentary

April 26, 2018 0 comments

President Trump has many betes noires — his enemies, some of his friends, germs and sharks, to name a few — but none is more despised than the “FAKE NEWS media.”

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Brown’s room and board charges transparent and low

April 26, 2018 0 comments

We write regarding Rebecca Aman’s April 24 column, “Why is Brown room and board so expensive?”

Op-eds

Esquivel ’21: Stop separating immigrant families

April 26, 2018 0 comments

The experience of growing up undocumented instilled in me a hyper-awareness of the fragility of my family’s place in U.S. society.

Op-eds

Dolan ’19.5, Triedman ’20: Ratty air conditioning plans need more accountability

April 26, 2018 0 comments

On April 23, in an editorial entitled “Ratty renovations a heartening sign,” the Editorial Page Board of The Herald praised the University administration’s recent commitments to address overheating in the Sharpe Refectory.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: University committed to Providence student welfare

April 25, 2018 0 comments

I write to correct inaccuracies in Margot Miller’s April 24 letter to the editor.

Op-eds

Rivera Perla ’15 MD ’21: Increase undocumented student representation in medicine

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In recent years, American medical schools have publicly committed to enhancing the diversity of their student bodies.

Columns

Foster ’19: A second Brown Promise

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In 2017, the University undertook a massive fundraising campaign to remove financial barriers to accessing a Brown education.