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Editorial: Spring break meal plans need reform

April 23, 2018 0 comments

For students who elect to stay on campus, spring break should be a time of rest, not confusion about the affordability of meal plans and fears of food insecurity.

Columns

Vilsan ’19: Relationships 101

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Let’s talk about relationships. The word has romantic connotations, but in reality, relationships are central to every part of our lives, from the personal to the professional.

Columns

Aman ’20: Why is Brown’s room and board so expensive?

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Apr. 17, The Herald published spring poll results that found many students report stealing regularly from Brown eateries.

Columns

Cardoso ’19: After Marielle Franco’s death, Brazil can no longer ignore its racism

April 23, 2018 0 comments

As Abdias do Nascimento once famously noted, Brazil has the largest African population of any country in the world besides Nigeria.

Editorials

Editorial: Ratty renovations a heartening sign

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Thursday, April 12, the University announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sharpe Refectory’s infrastructure, with the eventual goal of installing permanent cooling abilities there in the summer of 2019.

Columns

Steinman ’19: Here comes the sun

April 23, 2018 0 comments

It once seemed an impossible dream, but spring has finally come to Providence.

Columns, Sports

Schapiro ’19: New England, enjoy it while it lasts

April 22, 2018 0 comments

As I sit down to write, the Boston Red Sox have just been no-hit by Sean Manaea of the Oakland Athletics. But the setback is minimal.

Op-eds

Morelion ’20: Rhode Island must protect reproductive rights

April 20, 2018 0 comments

Reproductive rights, as usual, are under attack. Conservative activists have intensified their efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade and strip away access to abortion through legislation at the state level, both in Rhode Island and across the rest of the nation.

Columns

Mulligan ’19: Don’t talk down to millennials

April 20, 2018 0 comments

A 2018 report from Temple University and the Wisconsin Harvesting Opportunities for Postsecondary Education Lab suggests that food insecurity is a much larger issue on college campuses than previously thought, affecting 42 percent of community college students and 36 percent of four-year college students.

Columns

Johnson ’20: Barriers to RISD courses restrict academic freedom

April 18, 2018 0 comments

In the 2016-2017 school year, while 376 Rhode Island School of Design students were registered for at least one course at Brown in the fall or spring semester, only 155 Brown students were cross-registered at RISD.