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Schmidt ’21: Pre-med students should take social sciences classes

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Schmidt ’21: Pre-med students should take social sciences classes

September 27, 2019 0 comments

Pre-med students coming into Brown often have their class list already mapped out for the next four years.

Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

Op-eds

Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

September 27, 2019 0 comments

Last Friday, Jewish students from different schools around the country gathered in the Pembroke Fieldhouse for the first night of the Judaism On Our Own Terms conference. We arranged ourselves on pillows and cushions on the floor, spread out over the entire second floor.

Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

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Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

September 26, 2019 0 comments

Shopping period has now wrapped up around campus and, in its wake, it leaves a significant amount of financial woes for some students.

Hall ’20: Academic departments must stop hiding from climate change

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Hall ’20: Academic departments must stop hiding from climate change

September 26, 2019 0 comments

“You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”

Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

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Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

September 24, 2019 0 comments

This past summer, as anxiety and excitement for the coming year stewed within the hearts of Brown first-years all over the country and all over the world, we received a book in the mail. It was our First Readings, a novel called “The Idiot.”

Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

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Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

September 23, 2019 0 comments

1960’s essayist Joan Didion had it right: the center is not holding. It is a country of bankrupt farms and presidential Twitter tirades and commonplace mass shootings.

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

Editorials

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

September 23, 2019 0 comments

On Sept.13, Brickson Diamond and Bernadette Aulestia — both members of the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body — wrote a letter defending the ethical underpinnings of the University’s gift policy.

Shanmugam ’23: To address gun violence, return power to local government

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Shanmugam ’23: To address gun violence, return power to local government

September 23, 2019 0 comments

In the 1800s, Cleveland secured its place as one of the nation’s great commercial centers, linked to arteries of trade like the Erie Canal.

Aman ’20: Brown should use its housing fee to subsidize laundry

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Aman ’20: Brown should use its housing fee to subsidize laundry

September 20, 2019 0 comments

At Wednesday’s Undergraduate Council of Students meeting, Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 made two suggestions on how to subsidize laundry for students with demonstrated financial need.

Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

September 20, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: My name is Chun Cheng, and I am a Brown alum that just graduated a few months ago. I am writing regarding an article I saw in The Herald.