Gabriella Corvese

Opinions Columnist

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Articles by Gabriella Corvese (26)


Corvese ’15: Saving face

November 29, 2012 0 comments

Like all politicians, Palin and Bachmann deserve our attention for the work they have done, but the photos of them only elicit criticism for not adhering to society’s extreme and problematic beauty standards for women.


Corvese ’15: The buzz about caffeine

November 7, 2012 0 comments

A cup of coffee can give us a short burst of energy to get us through those morning classes. But as the amount of caffeine consumed increases, so does the severity of the effects.


Corvese ’15: Just a pinch

October 25, 2012 0 comments

I am not a doctor. I am not a pharmacist. In fact, I have no medical training. But I do know enough about trends in infectious disease to know that flu shots are a very important part of promoting health and wellness of self and others, especially during these coming winter months. For this reason, I was shocked to see John Riedel, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Alpert Medical School, suggest in a recent Providence Journal letter to the editor that flu shots are not all they’re cracked up to be.


Corvese ’15: Do you support Brown’s online learning venture? Yes

October 12, 2012 1 comment

As an institute that promotes higher learning and thinking, Brown should embrace online learning and share its knowledge with the world.


Corvese’s Rebuttal: Do you support Brown’s online learning venture?

October 12, 2012 0 comments

Eppler ’13 seems to be surprised by the prospect of people wanting a university education, even if plenty of knowledge is readily available in books. Unfortunately, simply reading a book is not the key to acquiring knowledge.


Corvese ’15: Afraid of fraud

October 3, 2012 0 comments

In April, Rhode Island held its presidential primary, in which new laws required voters to bring photo identification to polling booths. At the beginning of September, Democratic congressional nominee Anthony Gemma accused opponent Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., of committing voter fraud. And just a few days later, Rhode Island held its state primary, when once again, voters had to arrive with valid identification in hand.