Opinions

Johnson ’20: Charting your way out of the slump

Columns

Johnson ’20: Charting your way out of the slump

September 17, 2018 0 comments

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the consulting firm Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a quarter of college sophomores reported that they are not energized by their classes or do not feel at home on their campus.

Mulligan ’19: A housing paw-posal

Columns

Mulligan ’19: A housing paw-posal

September 17, 2018 0 comments

Certain dorms at Brown are designated as quiet spaces. Certain dorms are sub-free. There’s Environmental Housing and International Housing and, as announced last semester, there are plans to build a somewhat nebulously-defined “wellness dorm.”

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

Editorials

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

September 16, 2018 0 comments

This past summer, the Office of Residential Life faced a series of crippling personnel departures. Currently, ResLife has on staff only two community directors, who are responsible for managing essentially one-third of campus dormitory facilities each and training the entire 2018 cohort of Residential Peer Leaders.

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

Op-eds

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

September 16, 2018 0 comments

While dorm space is available for students of all years, more and more juniors and seniors opt to live off-campus, as do a small number of sophomores.

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

Columns

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

September 16, 2018 0 comments

There were a lot of storylines that could have been written following the the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Singles final.

Letter: Steele’s appointment is not what it’s cracked up to be

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Steele’s appointment is not what it’s cracked up to be

September 16, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Rebecca Aman’s Sept. 13 column commended the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs for inviting Michael Steele to serve as a faculty fellow and lead student discussion groups this school year.

Aman ’20: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele’s appointment as faculty fellow supports U. mission

Columns

Aman ’20: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele’s appointment as faculty fellow supports U. mission

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The University recently announced that Michael Steele — former chair of the Republican National Committee, former lieutenant governor of Maryland and conservative political commentator — has been named a faculty fellow at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs.

Okin ’19: Let’s change the way we think of self-care

Columns

Okin ’19: Let’s change the way we think of self-care

September 12, 2018 0 comments

My most resolute commitment this summer was to dutifully neglect my glasses as much as possible.

Calvelli ’19: Shop for classes like you shop at Lowe’s

Columns

Calvelli ’19: Shop for classes like you shop at Lowe’s

September 12, 2018 0 comments

“Shopping period” has always struck me as being too consumerist a term, too readily embracing a transactional conception of education. An education has to be earned, not bought.

Holt:  Securing the future of Providence — for all of us

Op-eds

Holt: Securing the future of Providence — for all of us

September 11, 2018 0 comments

My name is Ryan Holt. I live on Halsey Street (right near campus) with my wife, Lilia, our rescue dog Stella and our two rescue cats Silvio and Cleo.