Opinions

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

Editorials

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

April 12, 2019 0 comments

In a meeting last week, University faculty passed a motion encouraging the Corporation to amend the University’s payment-based accelerated graduation policy.

Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

Op-eds

Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

April 11, 2019 0 comments

I recently had the pleasure of attending “A Conversation with Leana Wen, M.D.” at the Alpert Medical School. Dr. Wen is the incredibly accomplished president of Planned Parenthood.

Meszaros GS: Reduce recommendation letter requirements

Columns

Meszaros GS: Reduce recommendation letter requirements

April 10, 2019 0 comments

One of the most stressful parts of the University experience isn’t taking midterms or writing final papers: it’s applying to jobs, internships and graduate school. Often, employers and schools ask students to provide numerous recommendation letters supporting their applications.

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

April 10, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor:In an April 4 op-ed in The Herald, I was impressed with Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19 ’s debating skills regarding divestment in support of Palestinian civil rights.

Hall ’20: Green New Deal is rational, not radical

Columns

Hall ’20: Green New Deal is rational, not radical

April 9, 2019 0 comments

When Hurricane Michael hit Florida in October, following a pattern of increasingly powerful storms, I was of course worried for my grandfather.

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!

Columns, Sports

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?

Columns

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.