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Han ’23: Politics matters, it should matter to you too

Columns

Han ’23: Politics matters, it should matter to you too

November 21, 2019 0 comments

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, a man spoke before a panel of congressional representatives and millions of Americans tuned in to watch an investigation into President Donald Trump’s potentially impeachable interactions with Ukranian officials.

Shanmugam ’23: Tobacco use should be illegal

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Shanmugam ’23: Tobacco use should be illegal

November 20, 2019 0 comments

Google a list of the world’s most addictive substances, and some of what you’ll find is to be expected: illegal Schedule 1 drugs like cocaine, methamphetamines and heroin.

Hall ’20, Winsor ’22: Ban oil money, recruiters from campus

Op-eds

Hall ’20, Winsor ’22: Ban oil money, recruiters from campus

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Last month, a representative from ExxonMobil arrived on campus to recruit Brown geology students. One of us, Galen Winsor, went to listen and ask questions.

Flynn ‘20.5: No, Brown should not change its motto

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Flynn ‘20.5: No, Brown should not change its motto

November 18, 2019 0 comments

In her column last week, Rebecca Aman ’20 argued that Brown should change its Latin motto from “In Deo Speramus,” — meaning “In God We Hope” — to “Speramus,” — meaning “We hope.”

Letter: Linda Sarsour is a progressive advocate, not an anti-Semite

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Linda Sarsour is a progressive advocate, not an anti-Semite

November 18, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: As a Jewish resident of Providence and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, I felt compelled to respond to Emily Tunkel’s op-ed, “Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism.”

Tunkel ’19: Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism

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Tunkel ’19: Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism

November 17, 2019 0 comments

Today, the Brown chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace will be hosting a panel entitled “BDS: The Palestinian Right to Resist.”

Bienstock ’20: Understanding BDS beyond the headlines

Op-eds

Bienstock ’20: Understanding BDS beyond the headlines

November 17, 2019 0 comments

In recent years, the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has grown among critics of Israel and its policies. At the same time, opponents of the movement have gained media and political prominence.

Aman ’20: Brown should change its motto

Columns

Aman ’20: Brown should change its motto

November 14, 2019 0 comments

Brown University’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, published in 2016, states that “All Brown students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, religious and political views, and other aspects of their identities, are accepted because of their enormous potential as scholars and leaders.”

Whitaker ’20: Loving the Open Curriculum

Op-eds

Whitaker ’20: Loving the Open Curriculum

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The merits of the Open Curriculum have become a point of discussion after Galen Hall ’20’s recent column questioned the success of Brown’s experiment. I am glad this is the case — traditions and policies need to be periodically reevaluated.

Caira ’22: Dining Services must improve its selection for students with dietary restrictions

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Caira ’22: Dining Services must improve its selection for students with dietary restrictions

November 14, 2019 0 comments

This year for the first time, all sophomores, myself included, were forced onto meal plan as part of the University’s attempt to address food insecurity among students.