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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

June 1, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018 Herald Archives Students begin fasting to protest apartheid. RONALD REAGAN (1981-1989) Having grown up in the midst of the Vietnam War and the peak of distrust in government, students during the 80s were highly skeptical of the government, protesting CIA […]

The resistance repeats

The resistance repeats

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The votes were in, and the result was outrage. The newly elected Republican administration left many students fearing the nation’s future.

The preservationists & the provokers

The preservationists & the provokers

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

The Providence Preservation Society has been organizing community members for over half a century to advocate for the preservation of Providence’s historic buildings that capture the city’s character and heritage.

The college effect

Features, University News

The college effect

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

The University is awarding honorary degrees to seven individuals during the 250th Commencement ceremony. The recipients (clockwise from left to right) are Lonnie Bunch III, J. Michael Kosterlitz, Beverly Ledbetter, Trudie Styler, Sting, Giuseppe Penone and Nancy Northup '81 P'16.

Honorary degree recipients 2018

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The University will award honorary degrees to seven individuals at the 250th Commencement ceremony May 27. The Corporation’s Board of Fellows selects the honorary degree recipients.

Lexi Lerner ’18 MD’23, left, and Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18, right, will deliver the commencement speeches at the 250th Commencement ceremony on the Main Green May 27.

Senior orators: Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18, Lexi Lerner ’18 MD’23

May 25, 2018 0 comments

For the past three years, Naomi Chasek-Macfoy ’18 has retold the story of the 1968 black student walkout as a workshop facilitator for the Third World Transition Program.

Ameer Malik: Learning how to imagine

Ameer Malik: Learning how to imagine

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018I am a member of Brown’s 250th graduating class. This means I entered Brown in 2014 to those “Imagine Brown 250+” signs, which hung from lampposts and academic buildings all over campus. And I remember thinking: What a lame slogan. What […]

Margaret Hu: Embracing discomfort

Columns

Margaret Hu: Embracing discomfort

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018Like many first-year students, I arrived at Brown with bright eyes, elated to begin college at what I considered the perfect school. This was my chance to live the dream: the American dream my parents had worked so hard to realize, […]

Marisa Chib: Writing as writing, as rioting, as righting

Columns

Marisa Chib: Writing as writing, as rioting, as righting

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018My first day at Brown, I remember excitement and nerves. The smell of a fresh coat of paint as I walked into my dorm, the flash of a camera bulb as I took my ID picture. But most of all, I […]

Op-eds, Opinions

Sweeney ’19.5: Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown. In his Apr. 9 op-ed in The Herald, Mark Liang ’19 offered many good points for why this should be the case.