Topic: free speech

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Debate around Political Theory Project misses the point

March 6, 2018 0 comments

While I admire Associate Professor of History Seth Rockman’s free market ideals regarding Brown’s “marketplace of ideas” mentioned in his recent letter, I believe the general debate of late in The Herald regarding the Political Theory Project signifies what’s wrong with discourse at Brown.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Why does the PTP feel the need to pay students?

March 4, 2018 0 comments

Regarding the March 2nd op-ed, “In defense of the Political Theory Project,” by Daniel Shemano ’19: Does The Herald or Shemano have any obligation to disclose that Shemano is paid $500 per semester to participate in PTP programming?

Columns, Opinions

Flynn ’20: What would John Stuart Mill say?

February 28, 2018 0 comments

When speaking on Feb. 13 at Brown, conservative journalist and author Guy Benson faced pushback from students who expressed disappointment with the decision to invite him to speak on campus.


Tomasi: The Political Theory Project and the essence of Brown

February 25, 2018 0 comments

I am the director of Brown’s Political Theory Project.

Columns, Opinions

Mulligan ’19: There’s more to identity than politics

February 14, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 13, 2018, the Brown Republicans and the Watson Center for International Affairs hosted Guy Benson, who was described as “a political editor at Townhall, frequent Fox News contributor and prominent young voice in the conservative movement.”

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Traitors don’t make good fellows

January 31, 2018 0 comments

It is disheartening to read that Brown students want to offer Chelsea Manning a visiting fellowship at the Watson Institute.

Columns, Opinions

Vilsan ’19: Milo shouldn’t be “dangerous”

January 25, 2018 0 comments

Milo Yiannopoulos, the notorious political celebrity and former Breitbart editor, may think that his brand is “dangerous” — the title of his personal website and most recent book.

Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

News, University News

Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

December 7, 2017 0 comments

67 percent of Brown undergraduates strongly or somewhat agree that professors successfully facilitate discussions that respect opposing points of view.

Richardson ’20: Silenced and suspended

Columns, Opinions

Richardson ’20: Silenced and suspended

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Last week, ESPN suspended host Jemele Hill for vocally criticizing President Trump and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Twitter.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Free speech is not the problem on campuses

March 16, 2017 0 comments

There is no more hiding — which is why I don’t understand the oft-repeated maxim, particularly in recent months, that today’s college students are coddled.