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Letter: Modern music has merits, too

To the Editor:While it has a somewhat valid premise, David Sheffield's '11 column ("Time for the Glorious Recapitulation," April 26) about the "decrepit music" that is pervasive in modern society is a bit narrow-minded. As an avid listener and player of jazz and classical music, I can understand his ...


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Letter: Bringing back ROTC would improve U. rankings

To the Editor:Regarding the State of Brown lecture ("Simmons: Dorms, grad school, internationalization on agenda," March 19): President Simmons is frustrated over Brown's place in national rankings and feels the rankings do not give Brown credit for the excellence of its standards and programs. Maybe ...


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Letter: Misogynistic lyrics ignored on campus

To the Editor:This weekend, Brown students will celebrate the arrival of an artist whose lyrics explicitly advocate violence against women. In light of The Herald's past commitment to investigating and encouraging discourse about women's issues, we are surprised at the paper's lack of commentary on ...


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Letter: U. flood donation laudable

To the Editor:As a Brown alum, I was proud to see the University's rapid and generous response to the floods that have devastated the lives of so many Rhode Islanders ("U. donates $50,000 for flood relief," April 15). As President and CEO of The Rhode Island Foundation, I was delighted that Brown added ...


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Letter: U. cuts show poor priorities

To the Editor:Your article on how the impending staff cuts will impact the institutional knowledge and skills at Brown's libraries ("University libraries face staff cuts," April 8) is just the tip of the iceberg. The University's cutting of 60 staff positions, on top of 31 positions cut last year, is ...


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Letter: SLA grateful for Gala change

To the Editor: Regarding "Gala moves back onto campus" (April 9): The Student Labor Alliance would like to express our utmost appreciation to our fellow students for taking heed of the concerns raised by SLA and the workers of the Westin.


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Letter: Rower apologizes to Harvard

To the editor:In my column that appeared in Monday's sports section ("Ben Dann '12: Athlete's notebook," April 12), I included a comment questioning the sportsmanship of the Harvard men's crew team and their Head Coach Harry Parker.  I apologize for those comments.  I also apologize to those ...





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