Topic: Opinions

Johnson ’20: Charting your way out of the slump

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’20: Charting your way out of the slump

September 17, 2018 0 comments

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the consulting firm Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a quarter of college sophomores reported that they are not energized by their classes or do not feel at home on their campus.

Mulligan ’19: A housing paw-posal

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Mulligan ’19: A housing paw-posal

September 17, 2018 0 comments

Certain dorms at Brown are designated as quiet spaces. Certain dorms are sub-free. There’s Environmental Housing and International Housing and, as announced last semester, there are plans to build a somewhat nebulously-defined “wellness dorm.”

Aman ’20: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele’s appointment as faculty fellow supports U. mission

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Aman ’20: Former RNC Chair Michael Steele’s appointment as faculty fellow supports U. mission

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The University recently announced that Michael Steele — former chair of the Republican National Committee, former lieutenant governor of Maryland and conservative political commentator — has been named a faculty fellow at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs.

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: Deriving meaning from different perspectives

April 15, 2018 0 comments

In recent weeks, ideological diversity has become a major topic of discussion on campus. The Herald has certainly facilitated this larger discussion, publishing a wide range of op-eds about free speech, the SPEAK coalition and Jeb Bush’s upcoming lecture.

Columns, Opinions

Cardoso ’19: Ending legacy admissions will help focus on access

April 6, 2018 0 comments

In his March 5 op-ed, Dean of Admission Logan Powell argues that a fixation on legacy admission is a distraction from the University’s efforts to increase access for underrepresented groups on campus.

Kaufmann ’18: Data (mis)match

Op-eds, Opinions

Kaufmann ’18: Data (mis)match

February 11, 2018 0 comments

Math dictates almost every process in our lives

Richardson ’20: A Built space

Columns

Richardson ’20: A Built space

November 30, 2017 0 comments

This September, the student organization Black Students United at Cornell submitted a list of demands to their administration.

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Krishnamurthy ’19: Why America needs to care about soccer

November 16, 2017 0 comments

The nation of Italy is in bad shape.

Mulligan ’19: The cost of daylight saving

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Mulligan ’19: The cost of daylight saving

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Every year in November, I hear people complain about the end of Daylight Saving Time, and I understand why.

Thomas ’21: Diversity isn’t representation

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Thomas ’21: Diversity isn’t representation

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The importance of diversity on-screen and in Hollywood has been expressed countless times before.