Topic: Op-Eds

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

Op-eds, Opinions

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

October 29, 2018 0 comments

In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision.

Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

Op-eds, Opinions

Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Truth. Respect. Fairness. A climate that supports the free exchange of ideas without fear of harassment or intimidation. These are the University’s values.

Op-eds, Opinions

Story ’19, Greenwell ’20: Students must fight for reproductive rights in R.I.

April 16, 2018 0 comments

Many Brown students assume that Rhode Island’s status as a blue state — and its reputation for progressivism on the national stage — means that we live in a safe haven of reproductive rights.

Op-eds, Opinions

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

Boury ’20: Advocating for ideological diversity at Brown

March 15, 2018 0 comments

In 2001, newly instated President Ruth Simmons famously responded to controversy surrounding a racist advertisement in The Herald by stating that “it is easy enough to exist in a realm where everyone is like-minded and speaks only of unimportant matters. That’s easy. While comfort may be found in silence, truth cannot dwell there.”

Op-eds, Opinions

Hanson ’17: The truth about Brown’s budget

February 21, 2017 0 comments

As students, we should be skeptical of the budget.

Columns, Opinions

Shemano ’19: The perils of executive overreach

February 2, 2017 0 comments

It’s time to talk about the system and precedent that affords him the power to circumvent Congress and create policy unilaterally.

Op-eds

Pierce: AEPi responds to accusations

February 1, 2016 0 comments

I write to address the unscrupulous and untrue accusations made by Ben Owens ’17, a former member of Alpha Epsilon Pi.

Op-eds

Owens ’17: Why we disaffiliated from AEPi

January 27, 2016 0 comments

Dear fellow Brunonians,We are proud to announce that Nov. 3, 2015, we made the decision to disaffiliate from the Alpha Epsilon Pi National Fraternity.