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Memon '22: An attack in New Zealand, an ideology in the West

In the eighth circle of Hell, Dante describes the fate of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him): “His guts hung between his legs and displayed his vital organs.” Dante goes further to paint, in lurid detail, the prophet’s immense pain and physical deformities. The Inferno’s contemptuous ...


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Bouton '20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision. As Clare Steinman ’19 wrote in a column back in September, Perez’s ...


The Setonian
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Miller: University should safeguard researchers’ independence

Criticism is part of science — indeed, science couldn’t move forward without it — but sometimes that criticism can be brutal. Assistant Professor of the Practice of Behavioral and Social Sciences Lisa Littman is getting a taste of that right now in the reaction to her paper on rapid-onset gender ...


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Kupetz ’19.5: In favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

Editor's note: This column is part of a two-part piece on the Brown History Education Initiative and the Brown Incarceration Initiative. For an incarcerated student's perspective, click here. Jeremy Pontbriant is incarcerated in the medium security facility at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute. ...


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Shemano '19: In defense of the Political Theory Project

Over the past few months, we have seen the narrative that Brown’s PTP is a corrupted right-wing think tank at the mercy of the Koch brothers gain acceptance on campus. This narrative alleges that the “Koch-backed” Political Theory Project has an agenda to manipulate helpless Brown students into ...


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Overall '19: Confronting the exclusivity of study abroad

In the final days of my sophomore winter break, I decided I wanted to study abroad. After researching different programs and weighing the options, my academic interests led me to an international relations program based in Amman, Jordan. One event then led seamlessly to the other: applying, petitioning ...






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