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Fernandez ’21: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis

Columns

Fernandez ’21: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis

April 8, 2019 0 comments

Puerto Rico has faded out of the public discourse as the captivating story of Hurricane Maria is replaced by the much less entertaining story of a long and slow effort of reconstruction.

Schapiro ’19: Robot umps now!

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Schapiro ’19: Robot umps now!

April 8, 2019 0 comments

As Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch reluctantly left his dugout to confront the home plate umpire who was practically baiting him to come out, his mind was probably swirling with justified expletives and anger. But behind all of that, what was he thinking?

Allums ’21: Is it always a privilege to travel for spring break?

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Allums ’21: Is it always a privilege to travel for spring break?

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Based on the Instagram feeds of countless Brown students, it seemed as if many of us dispersed to one of three locations for spring break: Spain, Mexico or California.

Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

Editorials

Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Just before spring break, the student body voted in new representatives to the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

Klein ’20: Final Four preview

Columns, Sports

Klein ’20: Final Four preview

April 5, 2019 0 comments

The college basketball season has revolved around Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils. Williamson captured the attention of sports fans around the country with his incredible dunks, blocks and force of will.

Kramer ’20: The problematic assumptions we make about spring break

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Kramer ’20: The problematic assumptions we make about spring break

April 4, 2019 0 comments

With the start of classes this past Monday, another spring break has come and gone as Brown students embark on the homestretch before the end of the semester.

Krishnamurthy ’19: What the divestment vote did to campus discourse

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Krishnamurthy ’19: What the divestment vote did to campus discourse

April 4, 2019 0 comments

Just a few days before spring break, the inevitable became reality: A referendum championed by Brown Divest won handily, with 69 percent of voters — a little over a quarter of the undergraduate student body — in favor.

Calvelli ’19: The real problem with legacy admissions

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Calvelli ’19: The real problem with legacy admissions

April 3, 2019 0 comments

At Brown, student activists have long called for an end to legacy admission. And there has been righteous outcry over The Herald’s report that Brown’s Office of Advancement gives special access to children of “alumni, parents and friends.”

Thomas ’21: Extinguishing burnout

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Thomas ’21: Extinguishing burnout

April 3, 2019 0 comments

There’s a saying at Brown: it’s midterms season until it’s finals season. And while this may seem like an exaggeration for comedic value, it’s much closer to reality than one might think.

When Brown students speak, the University should listen: A faculty letter in support of student activism

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When Brown students speak, the University should listen: A faculty letter in support of student activism

April 2, 2019 0 comments

We, the undersigned Brown faculty, wish to express our concern about the content and tenor of President Christina Paxson P’19’s letter to the Brown community March 22.