Skip to Content, Navigation, or Footer.

Letters To The Editor

Weinstein-4-8-03.png

Letter: The case for studying literature at Brown

One of the few virtues of being old is having a personal sense of history. If I look back in time, it jumps out at me that no one needed to make the case for literature in the past because it was self-evident that literature was alive and well in the Brown curriculum: lots of enrollments, lots of ...


a7da450c-4137-46cb-b6ab-af611b153aa5.sized-1000x1000.jpeg

Letter: Now is the time pedestrianize the streets of Brown

To the Editor: The Feb. 14 column by Gabriel Sender ’25 calling for the pedestrianization of Brown and Thayer streets is an ambitious and important proposal from a number of perspectives. The elimination of personal vehicles in and around campus is an idea that has been bandied about for ...


a7da450c-4137-46cb-b6ab-af611b153aa5.sized-1000x1000.jpeg

Letter: Cutting cars from Thayer will cut out the community

The myopic, albeit well-intentioned, view of Gabe Sender ’25 in his Feb. 14 column on closing Thayer and Brown streets to vehicular traffic touched a nerve. Local homeowners in Providence have long used Thayer Street to visit restaurants, the Avon Cinema, the post office, FedEx and more. For those ...


90ed7bbb-d3d6-4b30-8f2d-bbe2b9417faa.sized-1000x1000.jpeg

Letter: Gail from the Ratty says goodbye

I now sadly must say goodbye to all the students whom I call friends, to everyone in the Brown community whom I have had the pleasure to meet and especially to my coworkers from Dining Services. They worked tirelessly beside me. We were a team and, most of all, a family. I will miss all of you very ...


Latest stories

5ea37e53-e28b-44a6-9bc2-d219d1ad66a2.sized-1000x1000.jpeg
Opinions

Letter: Art can survive the introduction of AI

I’ve read numerous articles that decry the application of artificial intelligence to areas such as self-driving cars and jury selections. These arguments can typically be traced to an underlying fear: a distrust of machines making decisions for humans. The recent argument ...


Screen-Shot-2020-04-04-at-11.02.11-PM-1536x859-1-1
Opinions

Letter: A plea to reinstate Dr. Rick Bungiro

To The Editor: I recently heard about the resignation of Dr. Rick Bungiro from the Division of Biology and Medicine and his subsequent request for reinstatement. I took two classes with Dr. Bungiro in the Fall of 2011 and Spring of 2012, BIOL0530 (Principles of Immunology) and BIOL1550 (Biology of ...


Screen-Shot-2020-04-04-at-11.02.11-PM-1536x859-1
Opinions

Letter: A Goodbye from Dr. Meek

Dear Brown Students,  I wanted to send you all a thank-you note as I depart the University. I've been the director of Counseling and Psychological Services for 3.5 years, and during that time our center has gone through a major transformation, in no small part thanks to you.  When I arrived on College ...


HerarldFilePhoto-1
Opinions

Letter: Why Isn’t President Paxson an Amy Cohen?

To The Editor: Brown took a step toward gender equity in settling its Title IX lawsuit by reinstating two of the five women’s teams that were reduced to club status. But it took another step back by agreeing, as a price for the settlement, to a dissolution in four years of the underlying consent ...


Screen-Shot-2020-04-04-at-11.02.11-PM-1536x859-1
Opinions

Letter: Student Governance and the Class Coordinating Board

To the Editor: The Undergraduate Council of Students has and will always welcome input and collaboration from all students and student groups on our campus. UCS greatly appreciates the Class Coordinating Board’s important community-building work and interest in joining student government. All student ...


Phi_Betta_Kappa_CO_Emily_Davies-1-650x352-1
Opinions

Letter: We Have Been Trying and Will Try Harder

To the editor: I wanted to add some context to the recent op-ed titled: "Chen '22: The danger of a single narrative in the form of petitions. The op-ed mentions that the Undergraduate Council of Students executive board "rejected a proposal to send an opinion poll to collect students’ views both ...


Powered by SNworks Solutions by The State News
All Content © 2022 The Brown Daily Herald, Inc.