Topic: column

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Don’t ban laptops from classrooms

March 22, 2018 0 comments

I’ve put a lot of thought into how I take notes in class.

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’20: We need a more diverse CS faculty

March 15, 2018 0 comments

In late February, the computer science department announced that Seny Kamara will be promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2018.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Thesis writing — passion or pressure?

March 5, 2018 0 comments

The summer before my senior year, I swore to myself I wouldn’t write a senior thesis. I wanted to spend my final year at Brown making the most of my classes and activities — not stressing over a random 40+ page research paper I had no interest in writing.

Sports

Brownsword ’18: On and off the court, NCAA plagued by scandals and mediocre performances

March 2, 2018 0 comments

The 2017-18 college basketball season has been really, really bad.

Sports

Schapiro ’19: Holy cow — MLB didn’t blow it!

February 22, 2018 0 comments

If you know me, you know I’ve been no fan of many of Major League Baseball’s proposed pace-of-play initiatives over the years.

Sports

Barash-David ’19: Let athletes be activists

February 22, 2018 0 comments

In 1968, American Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos stood on the podium in Mexico City shoeless.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: The elitism of Senior Week

February 20, 2018 0 comments

I remember hearing wonderful things when I was an underclassman about Senior Week, the week of activities that takes place between final exams and graduation.

Columns, Opinions

Oke ’20: Words of hate, words of healing

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung (German, n.): the process of coming to terms with the past.

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: Gerrymandering – a political scapegoat

January 31, 2018 0 comments

According to an old saw, gerrymandering is the “root of all political evil” in the United States. Certainly, it has been a facet of majority rule since the Union was formed. But is it the fundamental corruption of an otherwise flawless system or a scapegoat for many other political ailments?

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Toward a broader job search

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As the spring semester begins, students are scrambling to secure summer internships and post-graduation positions.