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Articles by Asher Lehrer-Small (6)

Lehrer-Small ’20: A collective alternative to the sophomore meal plan requirement

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: A collective alternative to the sophomore meal plan requirement

December 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University’s new policy requiring sophomores to enroll in a meal plan has taken a lot of heat — and rightly so. After a long process of evaluating food security at Brown, the University ultimately reduced food options rather than deciding to help students make healthy choices.

Lehrer-Small ’20: Promoting digital literacy through a first-year computing requirement

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Promoting digital literacy through a first-year computing requirement

November 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

For most of my career at Brown, I was a computer science naysayer. As an underclassman, I thought the only reason to learn to code was to pursue jobs at tech giants like Google or Facebook.

Lehrer-Small ’20: Funding for club sports is an equity issue

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Funding for club sports is an equity issue

October 29, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Every September, dozens of students flood the Brown athletic fields for ultimate frisbee try-outs wearing sports clothes and nervous smiles. Some are juniors or seniors, many are first-years looking for a community. On the sideline, new players rifle through a trash bag filled with spare cleats.

Lehrer-Small ’20: Revisiting the Slavery and Justice Report

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Revisiting the Slavery and Justice Report

October 16, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In October 2006, a committee made up of faculty members, undergraduate students, graduate students and administrators presented a report to then-University President Ruth Simmons.

Lehrer-Small ’20: A local partnership model for the Annenberg Institute

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: A local partnership model for the Annenberg Institute

October 2, 2019 2 comments

Last year in a shiny glass room one floor above the Brown Bookstore, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform hosted an event: “Advancing Equity through Research-Practice Partnerships.”

Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

Op-eds, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

September 18, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Many American school districts have made a massive mistake, and you should take note.