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Articles by Garret Johnson (36)


Johnson ’14: The wrong number gets all the attention

April 8, 2014 6 comments

Rather than touting their prolific rejections of qualified students, colleges should pay attention to the increasing burden they place on American families.


Johnson ’14: Abolish the lab report

March 18, 2014 1 comment

Many years ago, the elders of education sat down and revolutionized modern teaching.


Johnson ’14: Culture war aggressors

March 5, 2014 14 comments

Socially and economically, the “culture warriors” want to protect the rights of the few to control the laws and government of the many.


Johnson ’14: Rejecting deficit-obsessed groupthink

February 18, 2014 7 comments

With millions out of work and billions of dollars in unmet infrastructure needs, the deficit should not be at the top of America’s priorities list


Johnson ’14: Powers ’15 misses the point on equality

February 5, 2014 7 comments

Powers’ column shows a fundamental lack of understanding of the fact that “equal” does not mean “the same.”

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’14: College sports and income inequality

January 22, 2014 2 comments

The American Dream fails to materialize for too many student-athletes.


Roundtable: What should the Undergraduate Council of Students prioritize this year?

September 13, 2013 1 comment

The UCS president, a representative of the Brown Conversation and two Herald Opinions writers weigh in on this year’s priorities.


Johnson ’14: Obamacare is coming to get you … insured

September 4, 2013 Comments are Disabled

We are ushering in a terrible new era in America, where insurers can no longer deny care to kids with cancer and where the health insurance market is actually somewhat transparent.


Johnson ’14: Barack Obama for President

November 6, 2012 1 comment

Four years ago, America was heading into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Today, the economy is getting better. We have ended the war in Iraq, we are pulling troops out of Afghanistan and Osama Bin Laden is dead. In these trying times, President Obama has provided steady leadership, and I am proud to endorse him for re-election.


Garret Johnson ’14: Should Obamacare be repealed?

September 21, 2012 1 comment

While there remains work to be done on the health care front, repealing Obamacare would be a major economic and moral setback for the United States.