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Kramer ’20: In response to “Brown should be harder”

Columns

Kramer ’20: In response to “Brown should be harder”

April 23, 2019 0 comments

Last week, I read a column in The Herald titled “Brown is hard. It should be harder,” which advocated for intensified grading practices on campus.

Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

Columns, Sports

Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

April 22, 2019 0 comments

I’m in the late innings of the last start of my career, and the manager is coming out to get me. I’m done, he says, and I can hit the clubhouse and start preparing for graduation while some rookie takes over where I left off.

Klein ’20: Why the Rockets can beat the Warriors

Columns, Sports

Klein ’20: Why the Rockets can beat the Warriors

April 22, 2019 0 comments

As the first round of the NBA playoffs continues, it is becoming clear that the Golden State Warriors will face the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Semifinals.

Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

Editorials

Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

April 19, 2019 0 comments

On April 1, The Herald reported that the University suspended its terminal master’s in history. That program had offered a year-long opportunity to earn a master’s degree for students not previously enrolled at the University; now, outside applicants cannot receive a standalone master’s in history degree from Brown.

Calvelli ’19: Brown is hard. It should be harder.

Columns

Calvelli ’19: Brown is hard. It should be harder.

April 19, 2019 0 comments

We all know the stereotype of the stressed out, overworked college student. Since you’re at Brown, it probably has applied to you — if not as a permanent character trait, then as the version of yourself that springs forth when you’ve got two midterms next week.

Schmidt ’21: Uproot weed-out classes

Columns

Schmidt ’21: Uproot weed-out classes

April 18, 2019 0 comments

Financial Accounting. Organic Chemistry. Introductory Calculus. No matter the concentration, there will always be that one class that grinds your gears. They are coined “weed-out” classes.

Miller ’19: Prospective students should not be a bargaining chip

Columns

Miller ’19: Prospective students should not be a bargaining chip

April 18, 2019 0 comments

Peaceful on-campus protests were once deemed radical, and today many are still hailed for forcing the mainstream to wake up and challenge its beliefs.

Richardson ’20: The problem with the Kaepernick process

Columns, Sports

Richardson ’20: The problem with the Kaepernick process

April 17, 2019 0 comments

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest of police brutality against the black community became iconic when he knelt during the national anthem before kickoffs in 2016.

Aman ’20: It’s time to rein in the Advancement Office

Columns

Aman ’20: It’s time to rein in the Advancement Office

April 17, 2019 0 comments

In a February letter to the Providence Journal, President Christina Paxson P’19 claimed that “Brown’s central administration was not aware that some staff in Advancement was providing logistical support” for the now infamous Granoff dinners.

Blalock ’18 GS: A response to Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

Op-eds

Blalock ’18 GS: A response to Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

April 17, 2019 0 comments

In his April 10 piece “Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology,” Jay Khurana ’18.5 writes: “Most of us agree that in the vast majority of cases … it would be wrong to abort a third-trimester fetus.