Topic: Donald Trump

Mara Liasson ’77, national political correspondent for National Public Radio, posited that Hillary Clinton’s failure to inspire a broad section of the electorate with a cohesive message doomed her campaign.

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Liasson ’77, Corn ’81 dissect Clinton’s defeat

November 28, 2016 0 comments

Liasson characterized the unexpected Trump victory as primarily “a failure of imagination.”


Mehta ’14 MD’19: Now we heal

November 16, 2016 0 comments

Wednesday I woke up, looked at my phone and felt the floor drop beneath me. I felt sick.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: ‘Untitled (Lamp/Bear)’ has never been uglier

November 14, 2016 0 comments

Last month, I wrote a letter to The Herald regarding former Chancellor Thomas Tisch’s defense of the University’s acceptance of the blue bear statue.

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Students abroad grapple with responses to Trump victory

November 11, 2016 0 comments

A room of nearly 50 students at the University of Melbourne stood cracking jokes as they watched electoral votes for President-Elect Donald Trump pile up.


Meyer ’17: Bad and worse

November 11, 2016 0 comments

Tuesday night brought me closer to the alienation and anxiety that some on this campus and so many off it have coped with for generations.

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Blyth, Schiller dissect results of election

November 10, 2016 0 comments

In the wake of last night’s electoral surprise, Wendy Schiller and Mark Blyth gave a post-mortem at the Watson Institute.

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs held a panel with Adjuct Lecturer of International and Public Affairs Richard Arenberg and Professor of International Relations Rose McDermott.

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Brown community shaken by Trump win

November 9, 2016 0 comments

After more than a year of partisan squabbling, scandals and pundit-baffling surprises, the election that once seemed to be never-ending has ended.


Rippee ’16.5: For veterans, this election offers no easy answer

November 8, 2016 0 comments

In this year’s presidential election, the choice between two deeply flawed candidates has every voter compromising to some degree.


Friedman ’19: Comedy shows do not an informed voter make

November 3, 2016 0 comments

Few comedy shows are more popular right now than John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which airs weekly on HBO to an average of 4.7 million viewers.


Meyer ’17: A Trump loss won’t change Republicans

October 28, 2016 0 comments

The next 11 days can’t pass quickly enough. After a miserable election cycle, the specter of President Donald Trump will (hopefully) be vanquished.