Topic: politics

Columns, Opinions

Liang ’19: Scientific advocacy starts with the scientists

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Between the rogue Twitter accounts of NASA and the National Park Service and the planned March for Science on Earth Day, science is at war.

Columns, Opinions

Mitra ’18: Fox News’ obsession with Brown misses the mark

February 12, 2017 0 comments

On Jan. 25, Brown had a famous — or rather, infamous — visitor: Jesse Watters, the host of Watters’ World on The O’Reilly Factor. Watters came to Brown, ostensibly to interview students about toxic masculinity. In a short day on campus, he managed to interview bystanders about safe spaces, push […]

Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

News, University News

Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Democrats are rallying behind leaders who they hope can revive the party, including Thomas Perez ’83 P’18, former U.S. secretary of labor.

Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

News, University News

Angela Davis discusses importance of activism

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Davis shed brilliance on topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to the Electoral College, relating it all to the turbulent politics of the past months.

Opinions

Kumar ’17: The great American identity crisis

February 9, 2017 0 comments

Is the United States an isolationist hermit or a welcoming haven for immigrants and refugees?

Opinions

Colby ’20: The left can be fake, too

February 9, 2017 0 comments

Just weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, statements from the White House have led many journalists to call Trump’s tenure a “post-truth presidency.”

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.

Sen. Whitehouse addresses controversial vote

Metro, News

Sen. Whitehouse addresses controversial vote

January 29, 2017 0 comments

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI spoke to a crowd of constituents fielding the political concerns of Rhode Island’s largely democratic base.

Brown community members join in Women’s March

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Brown community members join in Women’s March

January 29, 2017 0 comments

Members of the Brown community protested at the Women’s March on Washington and at sister rallies in cities around the world Jan. 21 and 22.

Professor Emeritus of Literary Arts Robert Coover read his story, which cautions against radical change, Wednesday night in the Leung Gallery.

Arts & Culture

Professor reads prescient ’68 election satire

October 27, 2016 0 comments

While ineffectual pundits have trod redundant ground in analyzing this election cycle, Professor Emeritus of Literary Arts Robert Coover stands apart.