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Correction

An article in Monday's Herald ("Transfer students embrace life at Brown," April 20) incorrectly referred to Melea Atkins '10 as the Head Transfer Student Adviser. In fact, Atkins, Carly Hudelson '10 and Chelsea Harris '09 are transfer orientation coordinators.


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Editorial: Another bump in the wall

Last Wednesday, Superintendent for Providence Public Schools Tom Brady handed down some good news. In the coming academic year, six schools in his district will abandon the practice known as "bumping," in which teaching vacancies are filled in order of seniority. The year after that, the entire school ...


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Tory Hartmann '11: Blue book exams are the way to go

Christina Domenico, a regular opinions columnist for the Daily Pennsylvanian, the student newspaper at the University of Pennsylvania, recently wrote a column that described the benefits of implementing Securexam, a word processing program that allows students to take in-class exams on their laptops. ...


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Letter: HEI misrepresented

To the Editor:Members of the Student Labor Alliance appreciate The Herald's coverage of our presentation Tuesday to the BUCC. However, we would like to clarify a few facts.HEI Hospitality is NOT a union, as the article mistakenly states. HEI is a hotel management company which has taken steps to discourage ...


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Letter: Bring students to the Corporation

To the Editor:While the Corporation would likely benefit from the addition of younger members, it is precipitate to set any demographic requirements for candidates. The sole criterion for membership should be the likelihood that a candidate will contribute to the effectiveness of the Corporation. Diversity ...


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Nick Werle '10: Think, before you (invite someone to) speak

When John Yoo, the author of the Bush Administration's infamous "torture memos," came to Brown in February, he was welcomed as an honored guest. Yoo, who served as an attorney in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel from 2001 to 2003, came to campus in order to debate the existence of universal ...


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Editorial: Young trustee elections

At an upcoming meeting this May, the Brown Corporation will likely approve a proposal to reserve a few spaces in its membership for young alumni trustees, according to recent Herald coverage. Under the proposal, young alums, defined as students who left Brown less than seven years ago, would be appointed ...


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Corrections

A story in Wednesday's Herald ("Corporation will consider ‘young alum' positions," April 15) incorrectly reported that the proposed young alumni trustees would be elected through the Brown Alumni Association. In fact, according to Vice President for Public Affairs and University Relations Marisa ...


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Alyssa Ratledge '11: Lawyers won't kill IR

Since the publication of a scathing article on Interim Director of the Watson Institute David Kennedy '76 ("Watson director's unpopular agenda draws ire," March 16), several Herald letters and columns have stepped up to defend Kennedy from personal criticism. Few, however, challenged the article's angle: ...


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Diamonds and Coal

A diamond to the sophomore who runs a business making "pupcakes" and other baked goods in need of quotation marks. With Spring Weekend coming up, you may want to whip up some "brownies." A sympathetic diamond to Latin American countries, who former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Escobar said had ...


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Editorial: Beyond forgiveness

The current state of the economy is taking a toll on all levels of the University — the endowment has already shrunk from $2.8 billion to $2 billion, employees are being laid off and, most pervasively, students and their families are having trouble paying tuition. University administrators have ...



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