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Editorial: Brown, get boosted

COVID-19 is still going around. Despite declining case counts nationwide, our country currently faces about 55,000 new infections and hundreds of deaths a day. At Brown, many of us know peers who have recently ...


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Editorial: At long last, Spring Weekend

Spring Weekend is back. This Friday and Saturday, for the first time since 2019, students will gather in person to hear performances from the likes of Flo Milli, Ari Lennox and Amaarae — screaming their hearts out to songs they may or may not know, taking a break from classes and work to hang out ...


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Editorial: Broken elections, broken UCS

After years of apathy among students, this year’s student government election finally attracted attention — but for all the wrong reasons. On April 18, the Student Government Association announced that Chas Steinbrugge ’24 had won the race for president of the Undergraduate Council of Students. ...


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Editorial: To the class of 2026

Congratulations on your acceptances to Brown! We’re so excited to welcome you to College Hill. A new class of students is always cause for celebration. But this year, the changing of the guard feels especially meaningful.


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Editorial: The Housing Lottery is a mess

The Housing Lottery starts this Thursday, adding another headache-inducing ordeal to a month already filled to the brim with projects, papers and tests. Selecting on-campus housing should be a fairly straightforward process. In reality, it is a mess. The buildup to selection day leads to breakdowns, ...


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Editorial: To mask or not to mask? Ask students.

The campus mask mandate is ending today. Save for a few settings, including classrooms where instructors decide otherwise, vaccinated individuals no longer have to wear masks in public spaces. For some, this is a cause for celebration. At long last, we are moving forward in this pandemic, finally ...


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Editorial: Required courses must be accessible

For many students, vying for a spot in a popular class is a shopping period tradition — begging professors for overrides, getting their names onto waitlists and crossing their fingers that a spot will open up. Some amount of competition is expected, as spaces are limited. But when these highly ...


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Editorial: The S/NC deadline is not satisfactory

The deadline to opt for the Satisfactory/No Credit grading option is fast approaching, and as shopping period comes to a close, students are doing their best to make the right call. Taking a class S/NC can help alleviate students’ stress about grades when taking a course, allowing them to focus ...


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Editorial: Brown is back

We spent the last year and a half craving the small pleasures, the ones we took for granted before the pandemic hit. Hugging friends and seeing their unmasked smiles. Chatting with classmates before and after lecture. 


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Editorial: CAPS must expand access

Despite high demand, mental health resources remain in short supply on College Hill. Counseling and Psychological Services, Brown’s main provider of therapy and mental health support for students, is failing to address the needs of a struggling student body.


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Editorial: First-year advising falls short

First-year advisors — the professors, deans and academic administrators who offer advice to students as they navigate their first months in college — are students’ first guides through a daunting Open Curriculum. These advisors have the potential to positively shape a student’s college experience, ...


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Editorial: Hungry for change

With students once again flooding into the Ratty, clamoring for sandwiches at the Blue Room and foraging for a late-night snack at Jo’s, Brown dining is back — but for many, it is not back to where it needs to be.


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Editorial: On loss and tradition

Vartan Gregorian Quad has been called “New Dorm” by Brown students since the days when it was actually new. But over the past year, as an incoming class of students entered onto a mostly empty campus, a new name for the residence hall emerged: “Greg.” This change, while amusing, was also alarming. ...





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