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Articles by Aanchal Sheth (5)

The panel discussed issues such as harmful speech in the digital age and the difference between forgiving, excusing and denying justice.

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Veritas Forum panel discusses the meaning of cancel culture and forgiveness

February 21, 2021 0 comments

In a world where hostility is rewarded with attention and controversy becomes viral within moments, how do we hold space for the opposing opinion? What does it mean for one to be “cancelled”? Can we forgive mistakes made in public? 

GCS president Kathryn Thompson expresses excitement over the University’s new efforts to address graduate students’ mental health needs.

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GSC works to promote graduate student mental health amid COVID-19 pandemic

October 25, 2020 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council has been planning self-care activities to bolster support for graduate students’ mental health, particularly in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the additional stress it causes.

Veritas Forum panel discusses pursuit of racial justice in the prison system

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Veritas Forum panel discusses pursuit of racial justice in the prison system

October 12, 2020 0 comments

Dehlia Umunna clicks play. The voice of a Black disabled mother whose 19-year-old son was just denied bail echoes, slowly at first, then her cries intensify. She screams his name over and over again.

Hipchen came to the University after teaching writing courses at the University of West Georgia for 14 years.

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Emily Hipchen appointed head of English Nonfiction Writing Program

February 19, 2020 Comments are Disabled

For years, Professor Emily Hipchen planned on becoming a surgeon. But late last year, she was appointed director of Brown’s English Nonfiction Writing Program.

A panel at the Watson Institute discussed Professor Peter Andreas’ book, “Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs,” and the five dimensions of war and drugs, such as “war while on drugs.”

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Drugs, war inextricably tied, Watson panel says

January 31, 2020 Comments are Disabled

In “Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs,” Peter Andreas, professor of international studies and political science and professor of international and public affairs, details how these six drugs have fueled and been popularized by war for hundreds of years.