Topic: politics

Jacobs ‘19: Philosophy, Politics and Economics is not overrated

Op-eds, Opinions

Jacobs ‘19: Philosophy, Politics and Economics is not overrated

February 14, 2019 0 comments

JPPE’s focus on PPE stems, not from admiration of Oxford, but instead from a genuine belief in the ideals of the interdisciplinary approach. The Journal has taken rigorous steps to separate itself from PPE’s history at Oxford and promote inclusion both on campus and off.

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

February 12, 2019 0 comments

In early May, the student-run Journal of Philosophy, Politics & Economics published its inaugural issue. In their foreword to the first volume, the editorial board enthusiastically endorsed “philosophy, politics and economics”…

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

December 7, 2018 0 comments

We hope that, in the coming days, the University’s electronic comment form will be introduced and distributed widely.

Leser ’19: For global perspective, see the DailyChatter

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Leser ’19: For global perspective, see the DailyChatter

December 7, 2018 0 comments

They wake up to DailyChatter, a short newsletter that covers vitally important but under-covered events.

Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

Columns, Opinions

Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

December 5, 2018 0 comments

My favorite quote about American elections is from political scientist Alexis De Tocqueville, who in 1835 described our process of electing a president as “a time of national crisis.”

UCS designated Turning Point USA as a category I student organization. It does not receive funding from the University but the club can fundraise and participate in student activities fairs.

News, University News

UCS approves chapter of national right-wing organization

December 5, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students recently approved a campus chapter of Turning Point USA, a nonprofit that promotes “principles of freedom, free market and limited government” on college campuses, according to its website.

R.I. voters elect Democrats across state in high-turnout election

Metro, News

R.I. voters elect Democrats across state in high-turnout election

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Islanders showed up and went blue Tuesday, with the highest midterm voter turnout in over a decade. Voters elected a Democratic majority across every statewide and federal office and approved a $250 million bond issue to rebuild schools.

The co-presidents of the Brown Republicans, Julian Haag ’20 and Nick Guarino ’20, look on as the midterm election results from the Indiana senate race flash on the screen.

News, University News

Students watch election with caution, optimism

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Brown students gathered to watch the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections as the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their majority in the Senate.

University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

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University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

November 7, 2018 0 comments

The University revoked and altered its “pencil press” media policy for Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-MA, speech today after receiving criticism from local publications and community members.

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Election day, by the numbers

November 4, 2018 0 comments