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Articles by Liza Mullett (24)

Michael Dukakis, who previously served as Massachusetts governor, stressed values of democracy, political efficacy and ethics in the American political system and 2020 Election.

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Gov. Dukakis on 2020 election: “A new, different and very troubling period in American politics”

October 30, 2020 0 comments

When asked what’s at stake in the 2020 election, former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis said: “Just about everything.”

Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

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Brown College Republicans officially endorse Trump as other conservatives express hesitation

October 29, 2020 12 comments

As a number of prominent Republicans have distanced themselves politically from President Donald Trump ahead of the imminent 2020 election, conservative students at the University are grappling with the decision of whether or not to back their party’s incumbent. 

The 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones unpacks anti-Blackness, history of slavery in Watson talk

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The 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones unpacks anti-Blackness, history of slavery in Watson talk

October 19, 2020 3 comments

Nikole Hannah-Jones wants to reframe the way we perceive American history. 

From College Hill to campaign trail: how Brown students are getting politically involved virtually this semester

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From College Hill to campaign trail: how Brown students are getting politically involved virtually this semester

October 15, 2020 0 comments

When Seth Goldstein ’22.5 voted in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election in 2018, he woke up the next morning in tears — the candidate Goldstein supported, Democrat Tony Evers, had defeated Republican incumbent Scott Walker.

Brown community reflects on passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, future of SCOTUS

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Brown community reflects on passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, future of SCOTUS

September 27, 2020 0 comments

In 2002, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered the baccalaureate address to the University’s graduating seniors and told a story about a time a student asked her what America’s biggest problem would be as the new century began.

Brown Votes launches challenge aimed at 100 percent voter registration, turnout in 2020 election

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Brown Votes launches challenge aimed at 100 percent voter registration, turnout in 2020 election

September 23, 2020 0 comments

When men’s basketball captain Tamenang Choh ’21 and his teammates returned to campus this year, they knew they wanted to take action beyond the court during this unusual fall semester.

Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

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Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

September 16, 2020 2 comments

The University will suspend classes and offer a paid day off for faculty and staff on federal Election Days going forward and beginning this Nov. 3, making it the second Ivy League institution to do so.

Max Pushkin ’22.5, Dylan Douglas ’22, and Ben Lipson ’22 worked on Will Cunningham ’07’s campaign for Congress together before creating the political action committee Make Room recently.

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Brown students found progressive political action committee

September 9, 2020 0 comments

When Max Pushkin ’22.5, Dylan Douglas ’22 and Ben Lipson ’22.5 reluctantly finished their work on Will Cunningham’s ’07 campaign for Congress they wondered what more they could do to push progressive candidates and policies.

Ben Stewart’ 20, known artistically as folk-pop singer Tetrapod, plays guitar on the steps of the Stephen Robert '62 campus center.

Arts & Culture

‘Not Quite Spring Weekend’ broadcasts musical artists, raises money for COVID relief

June 5, 2020 1 comment

Not Quite Spring Weekend, a virtual benefit concert organized by a group of University students, rocked the screens of many via BeLive and Facebook on May 30. The festival comprised 12 student performers and 10 professional acts, which altogether provided students and the public with over 10 hours of original music. 

Ivy Film Festival to screen Official Selection, speaker series virtually

Arts & Culture

Ivy Film Festival to screen Official Selection, speaker series virtually

April 17, 2020 0 comments

How do you execute the world’s largest student-run film festival amidst a global pandemic? Like many things these days: Move online. The Ivy Film Festival announced Monday that this year’s festival will take place digitally from April 24 to April 30.