Opinions

Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

March 18, 2019 0 comments

Brown’s endowment is a vital part of the University. In FY17, it funded 18 percent of the operating budget ­— $165 million, or $19,000 per student.

Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

March 18, 2019 0 comments

When I heard about the “divestment” campaign being waged at Brown, I felt anew the exhaustion and frustration of my years on campus.

Price ’20: BDS: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Op-eds

Price ’20: BDS: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

March 15, 2019 0 comments

Shortly after the United Nations voted in 1947 to partition Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab, the Arab world was incensed. Syria’s then president Shukri al-Quwatli threatened to “eradicate Zionism.”

Schapiro ’19: Brown baseball deserves your attention for a day

Columns, Sports

Schapiro ’19: Brown baseball deserves your attention for a day

March 15, 2019 0 comments

Even if you love playing baseball, it can’t be easy to play at Brown. In less than three months, the team plays a 40-game season. The Bears fly around the country in February, from Kentucky to South Carolina to Florida looking for warm places to play.

Meszaros GS: Saying goodbye to science heroes

Columns

Meszaros GS: Saying goodbye to science heroes

March 15, 2019 0 comments

Recent movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up have pushed us to hold the perpetrators of sexual assault accountable. But the more we had admired the accused, the more reluctant we are to address the allegations of assault.

Bokhary ’21: University should prioritize ethics over profit

Letters to the Editor

Bokhary ’21: University should prioritize ethics over profit

March 14, 2019 0 comments

In his column titled “Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them,”  Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19 seeks to discredit Brown Divest and essentially places the University’s financial well-being over the ethics of being a stakeholder in companies that profit off the suffering of Palestinians.

Letter: The Herald must appoint a public editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter: The Herald must appoint a public editor

March 13, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: In the wake of the Providence Journal’s exposé of Martin Granoff’s P ’93 exclusive dinners, numerous students took to the Dear Blueno Facebook page to criticize The Brown Daily Herald — the supposed premier source for news about Brown — for missing the scoop.

Hinch ’20: IR concentration needs reform, but not like this

Op-eds

Hinch ’20: IR concentration needs reform, but not like this

March 13, 2019 0 comments

To be honest, I have never been a passionate supporter of the International Relations concentration, and I have spent most of my time at Brown debating whether to continue my studies in IR or pursue a concentration in which I found fewer faults.

Allums ’21: The fate of abortion rights in Rhode Island

Columns

Allums ’21: The fate of abortion rights in Rhode Island

March 13, 2019 0 comments

Given the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court and unclear fate of Roe v. Wade, the fight to protect a woman’s right to abortion continues to be waged at the federal level and in Rhode Island.

Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

Editorials

Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

March 12, 2019 0 comments

On Feb. 24, the Providence Journal published an article by student journalists exposing exclusive dinners hosted by trustee emeritus and major University donor Marty Granoff P’83 and facilitated by University administrators in the Advancement Office.