Opinions

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

Letters to the Editor

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Over the past few years, graduate students at the University, like graduate students at many other universities, have been organizing to form a union.

Columns

Calvelli ’19: Let them wear lanyards

October 22, 2018 0 comments

Now in my fourth (and final) year at Brown, I thought nothing could surprise me. Naked people with donuts? Sure. Neil deGrasse Tyson chilling on Simmons Quad? Boring. Yet on a recent dreary mid-October day, I was proven wrong when I saw not one, but two first-years with lanyards around their necks.

Allums ’21: MPC Workshop “Are You Problematic?” is for all of us

Columns

Allums ’21: MPC Workshop “Are You Problematic?” is for all of us

October 22, 2018 0 comments

A few weeks ago, a group of Minority Peer Counselors hosted one of several planned workshops designed to address issues facing racial and ethnic minorities at Brown.

Aman ’20: Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test misses the mark

Columns

Aman ’20: Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test misses the mark

October 21, 2018 0 comments

Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a series of videos discussing her Native American heritage, as well a DNA test that concluded she had a Native American ancestor six to ten generations back.

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

Op-eds

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 0 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

Letters to the Editor, Uncategorized

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

October 21, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: The Oct. 9 Herald editorial urging the University to provide individual Providence Journal subscriptions to the Brown community is powerful in its description of the problems facing the Providence Journal and other American newspapers.

Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

Op-eds

Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

October 19, 2018 0 comments

In an Oct. 15 column, Andrew Friedman ’19 made a simplistic and offensively ahistorical argument for Edge College Hill II — the new luxury student housing development on Canal Street.

Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

Letters to the Editor

Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

October 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I read with great interest your Oct. 10 editorial proposing that Brown support the local news effort and purchase subscriptions to the Providence Journal, making the newspaper available to all students, faculty and staff.

Thomas ’21: Brown must keep alive the legacy of the 1968 walkout — and act on it

Columns

Thomas ’21: Brown must keep alive the legacy of the 1968 walkout — and act on it

October 18, 2018 0 comments

A few weeks ago, the University hosted the 2018 edition of the Black Alumni Reunion weekend. This reunion was particularly special as the year 2018 marks 50 years since the 1968 student walkout by black students from Brown and Pembroke College.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Brown Dining Services violates U., R.I. labor policies

October 18, 2018 0 comments

We are current and former student supervisors and managers writing to inform you that we believe that Brown Dining Services fails to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, Rhode Island General Law 28-12-3.2 and Brown University policy 40.030.