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Matt Walsh is a sophomore staff columnist concentrating in either international relations or political science. Hailing from Central Massachusetts, he has worked on multiple Democratic campaigns in the state, most recently Ed Markey’s bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate. When there isn’t a pandemic, Matt can be found running on the streets of Providence or attending local punk shows. His articles focus on class and racial inequality in the United States.

Articles by Matt Walsh (4)

Walsh ’23: We Need to Fight for Inclusive Sex Ed Nationwide

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: We Need to Fight for Inclusive Sex Ed Nationwide

September 13, 2020 0 comments

In the same year that Congress defined marriage as between a man and a woman, Justice Antonin Scalia opined that some groups among LGBTQ+ people were actually quite privileged.

Walsh ’23: Dear donors: I don’t want a state-of-the-art building. I want functional facilities.

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Dear donors: I don’t want a state-of-the-art building. I want functional facilities.

April 9, 2020 3 comments

Every Brown student has had first-hand experience with the abysmal quality of some of the facilities on campus. While most of us have returned home for the rest of the semester and no longer have to deal with these facilities for the time being, now it is still worthwhile to […]

Walsh ’23: Why Buttigieg is held to a higher standard

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Why Buttigieg is held to a higher standard

February 25, 2020 1 comment

A year ago today, Pete Buttigieg was a progressive darling. Combining the folksy charm of a Midwestern small-city mayor, the intellect of a Rhodes Scholar and the youthful energy yearned for by those wanting new blood in the party, Buttigieg seemed to be a new hope for Democrats.

Walsh ’23: Democrats, appeal to America’s founding principles

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Democrats, appeal to America’s founding principles

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Listen to a presidential candidate speak, tune into a debate on the House floor on C-SPAN or visit your representative’s “About” page on their website, and you’ll notice frequent appeals to true “American values.”