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Articles by Aliosha Bielenberg (6)

Bielenberg ’20, Smithwick ’20: Students and Decision-Making at Brown: Reflections from a Time of Crisis

Op-eds, Opinions

Bielenberg ’20, Smithwick ’20: Students and Decision-Making at Brown: Reflections from a Time of Crisis

April 13, 2020 0 comments

Crises illuminate how institutional power works. They prompt us to ask: How do dramatic, unexpected shifts impact decision-making? What role do larger pressures and resource constraints play? Who is included in decision-making — and how is input gathered?  Here at Brown, we have most recently seen these dynamics in our discussions […]

Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

Op-eds, Opinions

Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

February 20, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Last year, the Brown student body voted overwhelmingly to increase transparency around the practice of legacy admission — a vote organized by the #FullDisclosure campaign. In response, the University formed a committee to increase low-income student representation on campus, as reported by The Herald.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Help make the First Readings program better

April 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

I appreciated the proposals included in the April 12 editorial entitled “Reforming the First Readings program.”

Letter: Response to ‘Brown Promise’ initiative

September 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

I am writing to comment on Wednesday’s article on the “Brown Promise” initiative.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Response to ‘State of Brown’ address

April 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

It is gratifying to see that the administration is cognizant that issues of diversity apply equally to those who come from outside the United States.

Bielenberg ’20: ‘International’ is not a race

Columns, Opinions

Bielenberg ’20: ‘International’ is not a race

February 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“International” is not a race. So why is data collated for such a heterogeneous group?