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Columns

Andrew Reed: On Liberalism

Arjun Shanmugam: Brunomics

Beth Pollard: Stirring the Pod

Bliss Han: For the Culture

Caleb Apple: Political Calculus

Donnie Sahyouni: The American Tradition

Emilia Ruzicka: Blueno’s Spotlight

Jaehyun Hong and Jordan De Padova: In Limbo

Marysol Fernández: La Resistencia

Matt Walsh: Created Equal

Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit: From the Quiet Green

Rachael Schmidt: The Fourier

Recent Columns

Apple ’21: Trust the Polls

Opinions

Apple ’21: Trust the Polls

October 19, 2020 0 comments

On Nov. 9, 2016, as much of the world reacted with shock and dismay to Donald Trump’s victory, people across the spectrum began to repeat phrases that continue to dominate the narrative of today, saying things like “the polls were wrong” or “don’t trust the polls.”

Han ’23: HBO’s best shows are more raw than ever

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Han ’23: HBO’s best shows are more raw than ever

October 15, 2020 0 comments

Nearly a year and a half ago, the dominant story in pop culture was the conclusion of “Game of Thrones,” a television show that had transcended what we thought television could be.

De Padova ’24: The unfair advantage of applying early decision

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De Padova ’24: The unfair advantage of applying early decision

October 15, 2020 0 comments

As we move further into fall, many people look forward to apple orchards, hayrides and Halloween. But for high school seniors around the world, it’s the day after Oct. 31 that they have circled on their calendars. On Nov. 1, scores of hopeful Brunonians will submit their Early Decision applications.

Walsh ’23: The promises and pitfalls of ranked-choice voting

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Walsh ’23: The promises and pitfalls of ranked-choice voting

October 14, 2020 0 comments

When Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III, a fairly liberal member of Congress, made the puzzling decision to run against progressive stalwart Senator Ed Markey, the Massachusetts political media turned its attention to the race.

Ruzicka ’21: Our future is Open Access

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Ruzicka ’21: Our future is Open Access

October 14, 2020 1 comment

As we continue to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown students remain scattered across the world. Both those that are in Providence and those operating remotely have felt the pains of not having the same access to academic resources as they do during a normal semester. 

Reed ’21: Katie Hill is No Hero

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Reed ’21: Katie Hill is No Hero

October 12, 2020 0 comments

Does Katie Hill think we all have amnesia? As you may recall (or may not if you’re in the amnesia crowd), former Congresswoman Hill of California was accused last October of having sexual relationships with several of her subordinates. Hill denied any inappropriate relationships with her congressional staff.

Pollard ’21: It’s time to talk about student-faculty online interactions

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Pollard ’21: It’s time to talk about student-faculty online interactions

October 12, 2020 0 comments

The University has implemented a myriad of new policies to address necessary changes for operating safely during the pandemic, but no adjustments have been made to address the issue of misconduct online, especially as it exists across professional power divides.

Hong ’24: The Minneapolis I could not see

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Hong ’24: The Minneapolis I could not see

October 8, 2020 0 comments

In late August, I rode the train — the light rail — through Minneapolis. Collapsed buildings, piles of rubble and boarded-up stores blurred past my window. Minneapolis, which I had known for a decade, was a city that I had never seen before: It was ravaged.

Apple ’21: A vote for Biden, a vote for empathy

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Apple ’21: A vote for Biden, a vote for empathy

October 8, 2020 2 comments

In early February, at a CNN Town Hall, Episcopalian pastor Anthony Thompson, whose wife was killed in the Charleston Church shooting, asked Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden about his faith and about how he would use it in the Oval Office.

Shanmugam ’23: Why illegal immigration is good for America

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Shanmugam ’23: Why illegal immigration is good for America

October 6, 2020 2 comments

How do you solve a problem that’s 340 million pages thick? Stephen Goss, chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, is currently trying to figure that out.