Articles by Harry August (10)

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

Op-eds, Opinions

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 19 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Boycott Shiru Cafe

May 8, 2018 3 comments

This letter was published in The Herald’s Dec. 6 print edition, but was not published online. The letter is published here in its entirety. The Herald regrets the error.  To the Editor: The article “Cafe to connect students with sponsor companies” published in The Herald Dec. 4 described a new cafe which […]

Op-eds, Opinions

August ’19, Rock ’19: Beware the PTP

March 5, 2018 8 comments

In response to recent debate about the Brown Political Theory Project, we feel the need to warn students that the PTP is not a center for “thriving intellectual discourse,” in the words of Daniel Shemano ’19.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Gerrymandering

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Herald’s Jan. 31, 2018 op-ed “Gerrymandering — a political scapegoat” misrepresents the effect that gerrymandering has had on R.I. politics.

Letter: Efforts to reduce bike thefts

December 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The article should have included the many active initiatives on campus to reduce bicycle thefts.

New York Times showcases virtual reality technology

University News

New York Times showcases virtual reality technology

February 16, 2016 1 comment

Representatives from the New York Times Virtual Reality Team showcased their new immersive video technology at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Science & Research

Students, faculty travel to Paris for climate conference

December 1, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A dozen students and two faculty members are attending the two-week Paris Climate Change Conference as part of an environmental studies course

Science & Research

BIBS embarks on search for new director

November 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled

BIBS is searching for a new director after Professor of Neuroscience John Donoghue, founder and former director of BIBS, stepped down in January.

University News

Startup looks toward future of smart devices

October 16, 2015 Comments are Disabled

“The dream is to have a home where there are no buttons, no switches, no levers — just an organic interaction between a user and their devices.”

Throughout the summer, periodic fish kills in the Providence River and Narragansett Bay were exacerbated by low oxygen levels, which were nonetheless comparable to those of past years.

Metro, Science & Research

Scientists work to identify cause of fish die-off in area waters

October 1, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Researchers are working to determine the causes of an increased number of dead fish in local waters this summer.