Topic: National politics

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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.

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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.”

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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.

The Environmental Protection Agency cancelled talks by the keynote speaker and two panelists whose work provides evidence for climate change in Narragansett Bay. Many scientists have denounced the EPA’s decision.

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EPA pulls speakers from conference

October 25, 2017 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency cancelled talks by three scientists whose work provides evidence for the harmful effects of climate change.

Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

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Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

October 18, 2017 0 comments

On Sept. 20 Puerto Rico was hit by category four hurricane María and has been struggling to survive ever since.

Richardson ’20: Silenced and suspended

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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.