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Articles by Peter Mackie (8)

Mackie ’59 — An Open Letter to the Brown Community: The Price of Winning

Op-eds, Opinions

Mackie ’59 — An Open Letter to the Brown Community: The Price of Winning

June 7, 2020 0 comments

The May 28 announcement arrived without warning — a thunderbolt from above, striking the hearts of legions within the University athletic community.

Mackie ’59: Honoring the Legacy of Arlene Gorton ’52 — Brown’s Opportunity

Op-eds, Opinions

Mackie ’59: Honoring the Legacy of Arlene Gorton ’52 — Brown’s Opportunity

February 6, 2020 0 comments

Today, few people on campus know of Arlene Gorton ’52, a Brown athletic administrator who recently passed away. Anyone who participates in athletics at any level, however, is a beneficiary of Arlene’s inclusive philosophy that athletics are for everyone.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Landscape the hardscape

February 21, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: Now that the University has wisely changed course about the site of the future performing arts center, it should also turn its attention to the area around the five historic structures which were spared from the wrecking ball or relocation.

Op-eds, Opinions

Mackie ’59: Performing arts and Brown’s obligations to historic preservation

May 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Several years ago, Brown engaged famous author-illustrator David Macaulay to chronicle Brown’s historic campus.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: You get what you pay for

March 7, 2017 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: Monday’s editorial on Brown sports underscores Bruno’s plight since beginning intercollegiate athletic competition in 1859 with a crew race against Harvard and Yale. In case you hadn’t guessed, we were dead last in the race. Historically, Brown has been cast as the underdog, especially against the so-called […]

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: All historic buildings, spaces should be considered in Performing Arts process

February 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The potential demolition of the Urban Environmental Lab raises the question of the potential tradeoffs inherent in the placement of the performing arts.

Commencement 2009

A look back at 50 years of sports at Brown

May 25, 2009 Comments are Disabled

When the Brown and Pembroke classes of 1959 graduated, we left having experienced the beginnings of a half century of profound transformation for Brown athletics.

Commencement 2009, University News

Reflecting on 50 years of Brown sports

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

When the Brown and Pembroke classes of 1959 graduated, we left having experienced the beginnings of a half century of profound transformation for Brown athletics. Two major events had occurred during our time on College Hill: the formal beginning of Ivy League competition in 1956 and the University’s purchase of […]