Topic: social justice

Thomas ’21: Cancelling cancel culture

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: Cancelling cancel culture

November 6, 2018 0 comments

The practice of “cancelling” is becoming increasingly common. By cancelling, I mean the process by which people mark someone as problematic and withdraw any and all prior support to ignore and exclude this person.

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Grad student journal to foster LGBTQ+ community

April 24, 2018 0 comments

This September will see the release of the inaugural issue of Undone: A Legacy of Queer (Re)imaginings.

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Activist talks nuances of Black Lives Matter

April 20, 2018 0 comments

The speaker’s black t-shirt matched his baseball cap. The shirt read “UNARMED CIVILIAN.”

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Foster ’19: Against hackathons

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Hackathons seem to be the hot new thing. A portmanteau of “hack” and “marathon,” hackathons began around the turn of the millennium when programmers gathered to solve problems related to sending data over a computer network. 

Zimmerman ’15, Duncan ’16, Culhane ’15, Bustos ’16: Why is Brown greenwashing tear gas and rubber bullets?

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Zimmerman ’15, Duncan ’16, Culhane ’15, Bustos ’16: Why is Brown greenwashing tear gas and rubber bullets?

February 7, 2018 0 comments

Among the scientists, environmentalists and investors on the advisory council of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society sits Warren Kanders ’79.

Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his life

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Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his life

October 16, 2017 0 comments

No one had a larger presence in Salomon 101 than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, both figuratively and literally.

Arts & Culture

‘Poler Bears for Polar Bears’ raises funds for environmental justice

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Taking an incredibly novel approach to fighting climate change, the Poler Bears, Brown’s pole dancing troupe, hosted “Poler Bears for Polar Bear.”