No description available.

Articles by Reid Secondo (16)

Secondo ’16 GS: Reality distortion: the unnerving legacy of the 2010s

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: Reality distortion: the unnerving legacy of the 2010s

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Well, we made it — another 10-year demarcation that allows us to reflect on society and ourselves.

Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

November 12, 2019 0 comments

Around the anniversary of the extrajudicial murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger ’03 delivered a stirring speech on campus about the mounting threat to journalism at home and abroad.

Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: Toward a more personal disunion

September 23, 2019 0 comments

1960’s essayist Joan Didion had it right: the center is not holding. It is a country of bankrupt farms and presidential Twitter tirades and commonplace mass shootings.

Secondo ’16 GS: Four more years

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: Four more years

April 16, 2019 0 comments

We are currently only a little over 18 months away from the reckoning of the 2020 election, and the chances of kicking the Flaming Dorito out of the White House are already dwindling. Let’s go through a quick checklist. First, as always, “it’s the economy, stupid.” For the exhaustive laundry […]

Secondo ’16 GS: The audacity of the scam

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: The audacity of the scam

March 19, 2019 1 comment

On March 12, Operation Varsity Blues exposed your run-of-the-mill C-list celebrities, financiers, Division 1 coaches and educational consultants as a motley coterie of fraudsters and racketeers that spun a scheme of idiotic deceit.

Secondo ’16 GS: Quitters don’t compromise

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: Quitters don’t compromise

February 20, 2019 0 comments

You can’t always get what you want. And neither can Amazon nor the President of the United States.

Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: A homecoming meditation

January 30, 2019 0 comments

During my second semester as an undergraduate, it clicked. Brown is more than a place of learning; it is also an idea: a celebration of free inquiry and the pursuit of knowledge deployed in service of making our world a better place.

Columns

Secondo ’16: Apple should protect consumer privacy

March 1, 2016 0 comments

We tech-savvy millennials see the use of personal devices and daily technologies as natural extensions of ourselves.

Columns

Secondo ’16: Let live, let learn

November 3, 2015 0 comments

My Brown experience would be nothing without hearing, listening to and learning about things that fundamentally challenge my beliefs and perspectives.

Columns

Secondo ’16: Demagogue and populist

September 25, 2015 1 comment

Despite the different labels, Trump and Sanders follow the same modus operandi to achieve their goals.