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Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

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Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Truth. Respect. Fairness. A climate that supports the free exchange of ideas without fear of harassment or intimidation. These are the University’s values.

Flynn ’20: Brown should calculate GPA

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Flynn ’20: Brown should calculate GPA

October 14, 2018 0 comments

Most undergrads who have applied to an organization outside of Brown — virtually everyone — have had to take the annoying step of calculating their GPA. In the spirit of its unique educational philosophy, Brown refuses to calculate GPA; but other organizations, obviously, do not share this philosophy.

Calvelli ’19: Exploration/No Credit

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Calvelli ’19: Exploration/No Credit

October 12, 2018 0 comments

On Oct. 2, the Sastifactory/No Credit deadline passed without much fanfare. Forty-nine years after its inception, the S/NC option is so ingrained in the Brown experience that it doesn’t stand out as abnormal.

Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

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Soria ’19: It’s time for a timeline for international need-blind admission

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Back in 2013, President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined need-blind admission for all undergraduate students as one of her goals in the University’s strategic plan.

Aman ’20: U. should cover students’ STI tests

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Aman ’20: U. should cover students’ STI tests

October 10, 2018 0 comments

At the start of the semester, I visited Health Services for my annual screen for sexually transmitted infections.

Foster ’19: Keep the pressure on Amazon

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Foster ’19: Keep the pressure on Amazon

October 9, 2018 0 comments

Last week, CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos announced a wage hike for all employees — everyone, even temporary employees, would make at least $15 an hour.

Editor’s Note: Herald announces new  editorial board member

Editors' Note

Editor’s Note: Herald announces new editorial board member

October 9, 2018 0 comments

The Herald welcomed a new member to its 128th editorial board Oct. 9.

Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

Editorials

Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

October 9, 2018 0 comments

In mid-September, the Providence Journal laid off four staffers: Andy Smith, a reporter; Randy Edgar, deputy editorial page editor; Stephen Ide, an online producer; and Glenn Osmundson, a photographer.

Steinman ’19: When writing a thesis, learn from your peers

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Steinman ’19: When writing a thesis, learn from your peers

October 9, 2018 0 comments

For many incoming students, the first tangible links to Brown are advisors, people who will be guiding and looking out for us from the moment we reach campus and begin to pick classes.

Simshauser ’20: Can progressive values flip Texas?

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Simshauser ’20: Can progressive values flip Texas?

October 8, 2018 0 comments

With the 2018 midterm elections less than a month away, much of the optimism for Democrats has been focused on the House of Representatives.