Opinions

Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

Columns

Schmidt ’21: The plight of the single-parent household

November 14, 2018 0 comments

An amazing opportunity for Brown students is the exposure to people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and getting to learn from their experiences.

Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

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Meszaros GS: Better pedestrian signals for a safer Providence

November 14, 2018 0 comments

On my short walk to campus, I cross intersections with pedestrian traffic signals where the light has burnt out, where the light never changes and where the whole light pole has been turned to face away from the intersection.

Wilks ’15 GS: Graduate student unionization improves power dynamics, institutional memory

Op-eds

Wilks ’15 GS: Graduate student unionization improves power dynamics, institutional memory

November 14, 2018 0 comments

It is important to celebrate our achievements; Brown University and its student, staff and faculty representatives have accomplished a lot in its very long history.

Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Unionization would further shared governance

November 13, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: In response to President Christina Paxson’s P’19 Nov. 12 op-ed in The Herald: “shared governance” is valuable to the extent that it includes shared power.

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

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Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

November 12, 2018 0 comments

With the Democrats’ long-expected reclamation of the House of Representatives last week, President Trump and his allies certainly anticipate the beginning of a fierce Democratic backlash.

Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

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Miller ’19: The burden of winning a House majority

November 12, 2018 0 comments

Democrats achieved a resounding victory in the 2018 midterm elections, which will allow them to seat enough party members to assume control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January.

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

Editorials

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.

Paxson P’19: The value of shared governance

Op-eds

Paxson P’19: The value of shared governance

November 11, 2018 0 comments

In the coming days, graduate student teaching and research assistants at Brown will vote on whether or not to unionize. This is an incredibly important decision.

Anthony ’22: (Im)Patience in Providence

Columns

Anthony ’22: (Im)Patience in Providence

November 9, 2018 0 comments

I’ve never been a patient person. I often feel myself rushing: through tests in order to finish faster, through friendships by oversharing very early on, through books to get to the end.

Allums ’21: After November 6th

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Allums ’21: After November 6th

November 8, 2018 0 comments

In the midst of countless Brown students eagerly mailing their absentee ballots to their home states, the energy surrounding the midterm elections these past few weeks has been palpable.