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Arment ’23: No, Grad Center was not built to be riot-proof

The Sciences Library, the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, the List Art Center, Graduate Center — these brutalist buildings have a defined presence on campus, even if their aesthetics are highly controversial. Some hate the sight of Grad Center's concrete walls while others praise the striking ...


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Farrell-Rosen ’24, Cline ’26, Turman ’26: The Israeli government must be held accountable to progressive values

"In addition to the abuses it continually commits against Palestinians, the Netanyahu government is committed to undermining the fabric of Israeli democracy. It remains committed to its radical plans to gut the independence of the Israeli Supreme Court, a key pillar of the country’s liberal democracy." ...


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Sandoval ’23, Spencer-Blume ’23, Sarmas ’24: Rhode Island needs to increase its financial aid for students from R.I.

Rhode Island must restore funding to the Rhode Island Promise 1.0 scholarship program for students at nonprofit institutions to its pre-pandemic level of $2 million. In March, Brown University’s Student Government Association — composed of the Class Coordinating Board, the Undergraduate Council ...


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Shashoua ’25, Abdelaziz ’25, Maffa ’25: CS TA unionization will improve democracy, institutional memory in our workplace

This week, undergraduate teaching assistants in Brown’s Department of Computer Science will vote to determine whether the Brown administration must legally recognize and bargain with our union, the Teaching Assistant Labor Organization. We are pursuing unionization because we believe in democracy, ...


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Glickman ’23: Not censorship, respect.

Self-censorship must have existed since humans first formed groups. Some powerful majority always decides which values, ideas and ways of being are permissible, and those who transgress these norms face the backlash of the community. As a result, we often censor ourselves, filtering out certain thoughts ...


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Johnson ’24: Rural students deserve more

I recently presented a group project to my EDUC 0830: “Sociology of Education” classmates. On one slide, my group featured a link to a Mentimeter word cloud (a tool used to visually arrange keywords from respondent answers) for our classmates to anonymously respond to questions. The first question ...


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Khan '24: This is Narragansett Land

This is Narragansett land. This is Narragansett land. This is Narragansett land.  I could say this phrase 1,000 times, and it still wouldn’t change the centuries of oppression the Narragansett tribe has faced in the Providence area. But saying it still matters ― in order to start ...




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