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Divya Santhanam: Idlies for the collegiate soul

Columns

Divya Santhanam: Idlies for the collegiate soul

May 24, 2019 0 comments

I used to have a blue lunch box. I can’t remember the exact shade of blue, but I remember the coarseness of its fabric as I opened it on the first day of senior kindergarten. It had enough space for a Ziploc bag and a stainless steel, or as my mother would say, ever-silver thermos.

Maya Singh: Pondering the path ahead

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Maya Singh: Pondering the path ahead

May 24, 2019 0 comments

When I first walked through the Van Wickle Gates three years ago, it was in the company of a much smaller, and perhaps more eclectic, group.

Ruth Foster: Open curriculum 2.0

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Ruth Foster: Open curriculum 2.0

May 24, 2019 0 comments

We’ve spent four years (or maybe a little more) wandering around in the open curriculum. For some of us, the course has been relatively straightforward. But I think for most of us, these precious years at Brown have brought about a great deal of questioning and a generous helping of difficult choices.

Clare Steinman: Holding greatness close

Columns

Clare Steinman: Holding greatness close

May 24, 2019 0 comments

On the sweltering evening of last year’s Campus Dance, as the Class of 2018 prepared to take the stage for their Senior Sing, I found myself in conversation with an alum visiting Brown for his 30th reunion.

Self: Why we suspended our MA program in history

Op-eds

Self: Why we suspended our MA program in history

April 25, 2019 0 comments

In response to The Herald’s April 19 editorial, “The terminal master’s in history should come back,” I wish to clarify the history department’s rationale for suspending that program.

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Last week, when the Department of Justice released the partially redacted Mueller Report, liberals and conservatives alike rushed to claim vindication. The report was something of a Rorschach test of confirmation bias.

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

Op-eds

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

April 25, 2019 0 comments

SPEAK was originally founded in 2017 in order to help ensure the survival of healthy discourse and diversity of thought at Brown.

Letter: Culture of Computer Science department is inclusive, growth oriented

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Culture of Computer Science department is inclusive, growth oriented

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Although we appreciate the PhD student’s concern, we feel his quote was not completely informed — as this student has never taken any of the CS department’s intro sequences.

Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

Editorials

Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

April 25, 2019 0 comments

On April 16 at a Brown University Community Council meeting, a group of students proposed a resolution to create a Fair Food Committee, which would set environmental and trade standards for food used on Brown’s campus.

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

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Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Brown students are required to have health insurance, which is provided by default through the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.