Topic: politics

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Johnson ’19: An even more political Oscars, please?

March 6, 2017 0 comments

The Oscars are meant to celebrate the art of film — but, of course, nothing can escape politics.

Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

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Paul Ryan’s RI visit on youth education programs elicits protests

March 2, 2017 0 comments

“Stop your lying, lyin’ Ryan!” chanted protesters as they greeted the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, R-Wis, during his visit to the Ocean State.

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Vilsan ’19: West doesn’t know best

February 28, 2017 0 comments

We’ve all heard the soapbox speech before: The precarious governments of Eastern Europe have a lot to learn about organized democracy from Western states.

BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

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BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

February 27, 2017 0 comments

“In this kind of new age where you don’t have a Democratic president, what do the Brown Dems look like on campus?”

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Colby ’20: Reading between the dollar signs

February 23, 2017 0 comments

Every president, without fail, faces criticism for wasteful use of taxpayer money on extravagant vacations and excursions.

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Krishnamurthy ’19: America needs another Richard Holbrooke ’62

February 23, 2017 0 comments

The events of the past few weeks have felt more like the deranged musings of a candy man writing an avant-garde space opera than reality.

Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

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Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Discussion on the power of fear, historical contextualization and the importance of activism dominated the panel.

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Vilsan ’19: Stop toeing the line

February 15, 2017 0 comments

The words “echo chamber” have been thrown around more times than can be tracked during this past presidential election and in ensuing months.

R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

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R.I. lawmakers reintroduce law to protect abortion rights

February 15, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island lawmakers have reintroduced the Reproductive Health Care Act to protect the right to have an abortion in the state.

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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.