Topic: op-ed

Op-eds, Opinions

Miller: University should safeguard researchers’ independence

September 6, 2018 0 comments

Criticism is part of science — indeed, science couldn’t move forward without it — but sometimes that criticism can be brutal.

Op-eds, Opinions

Pontbriant: A testament to the power of education in prison

September 5, 2018 0 comments

 Jean-Paul Sartre said, “As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they may become.”

Kupetz ’19.5: In favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

Op-eds, Opinions

Kupetz ’19.5: In favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Jeremy Pontbriant is incarcerated in the medium security facility at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute.

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Gladstone ’18, Shire ’19: A call for civil dialogue and nuance

April 13, 2018 0 comments

Earlier this week, a group called Students Supporting Israel — which has no affiliation with Brown Students for Israel or, as far as we know, with any student group on campus — tabled outside of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center last Wednesday.

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Israel ’21, Rock ’19: Rhode Island needs in-person early voting

April 11, 2018 0 comments

In 37 states and Washington D.C., voters may cast a ballot in person at some point before election day; in Rhode Island, you cannot.

Op-eds, Opinions

Sweeney ’19.5: Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown. In his Apr. 9 op-ed in The Herald, Mark Liang ’19 offered many good points for why this should be the case.

Op-eds, Opinions

Nugent ’21: Extra-inning baserunner rule does not hurt baseball

April 2, 2018 0 comments

I read The Herald’s April 1 column “Schapiro ’19: Rob Manfred crosses the Rubicon”, and while I don’t love what Rob Manfred is doing to baseball, denouncing the implementation of an international tiebreaker in the minors is not the right battle to choose. There are plenty of problems to solve […]

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Shemano ’19: In defense of the Political Theory Project

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Over the past few months, we have seen the narrative that Brown’s PTP is a corrupted right-wing think tank at the mercy of the Koch brothers gain acceptance on campus.

Op-eds, Opinions

McDonald: Paxson’s promotion of Prospect Medical Holdings is irresponsible

February 23, 2018 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 has been telling Rhode Islanders for weeks now that she wants the University to team up with Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a California-based for-profit, to acquire Care New England, a non-profit and the second largest health care system in Rhode Island.

Ricci GS, Hemmatian Borujeni GS: Invite Chelsea Manning to Watson

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Ricci GS, Hemmatian Borujeni GS: Invite Chelsea Manning to Watson

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Dear Director Edward Steinfeld: On Sept. 15, Dean Douglas Elmendorf of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government rescinded his invitation to Chelsea Manning to be a Visiting Fellow.