Topic: National politics

Panel discusses Puerto Rican recovery

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Panel discusses Puerto Rican recovery

April 19, 2018 0 comments

Seven months have passed since Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a category four storm that tore across the island and left destroyed houses, cities and lives in its wake. Puerto Rico continues to experience the ramifications of the hurricane as the entire island lost power in a blackout yesterday.

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Schilder ’20: Hashtags don’t vote

April 17, 2018 0 comments

Political engagement has skyrocketed since the 2016 election.

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: Making sport of politics

April 17, 2018 0 comments

Turn on any cable news channel, and you are likely to be inundated with punditry.

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: Award shows are partisan echo chambers

March 18, 2018 0 comments

On Sunday, March 4, the 90th Oscar award ceremony took place, featuring a star-studded guest list, much laughter, long speeches and, of course, politics.

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: States’ Rights, Revised for Liberals

March 7, 2018 0 comments

In the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, gun control has once again been pushed to the forefront of public discourse.

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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.”

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: Why we can’t call that treason

February 13, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 5, 2018, President Donald Trump remarked to the Sheffer Corporation in Cincinnati that the Democrats’ failure to stand and applaud during his 2018 State of the Union address to Congress amounted to treason.

Graduate students uncertain about future income

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Graduate students uncertain about future income

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Graduate students may have succeeded in avoiding taxation of their tuition waivers with the passage of the final GOP tax bill in late December, but many still fear for the security of higher education.

University lobbies against higher-ed provisions in tax bill

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University lobbies against higher-ed provisions in tax bill

November 28, 2017 0 comments

The University is lobbying against portions of proposed tax reforms, said President Christina Paxson at the Brown University Community Council meeting.

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

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University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.