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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

Ruzicka ’21: Where is Brown’s Plan B?

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Ruzicka ’21: Where is Brown’s Plan B?

September 15, 2020 5 comments

Last week, on Sept. 10, 2020, President Christina Paxson P’19 sent an email to the Brown community announcing that the University would be moving forward with Phase 2 of its reopening plans.

Pollard ’21: Classes should be accessible. Where are the standards?

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Pollard ’21: Classes should be accessible. Where are the standards?

September 14, 2020 0 comments

Shopping period is in full swing, and while the start of the semester is normally a time filled with options and new opportunities, students face obstacles to accessing their education.

Walsh ’23: We Need to Fight for Inclusive Sex Ed Nationwide

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Walsh ’23: We Need to Fight for Inclusive Sex Ed Nationwide

September 13, 2020 0 comments

In the same year that Congress defined marriage as between a man and a woman, Justice Antonin Scalia opined that some groups among LGBTQ+ people were actually quite privileged.

Ruzicka ’21: Your money or your life

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Ruzicka ’21: Your money or your life

August 19, 2020 0 comments

“Why Brown?” Thousands of prospective students have answered this question as they vied for a coveted spot in the next class of Brunonians.

Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

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Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

July 15, 2020 0 comments

Since the University administration announced its plans for the fall 2020 semester on July 7, 2020, students have been focused on making their decisions about whether or not to return to campus.

Kelley Tackett: The promise of joy

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Kelley Tackett: The promise of joy

June 1, 2020 1 comment
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

The first time I went swing dancing, I simply followed the music. It was a snowy February night, and I was walking home from a late shift at The Herald when the soft notes of Ella Fitzgerald found me on the sidewalk behind Sayles.

Elizabeth Tran: Confidence-in-the-making

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Elizabeth Tran: Confidence-in-the-making

May 31, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

Last fall, I attended a workshop hosted by legendary public-speaking professor Barbara Tannenbaum.

Anita Sheih: Thank you, friends

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Anita Sheih: Thank you, friends

May 30, 2020 0 comments

Over the past four years, my professors taught me about the history of museums, how to read like a writer and to question who has the right to tell what stories.

Priyanka Podugu: What grief taught me about compassion

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Priyanka Podugu: What grief taught me about compassion

May 28, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2020

A couple days before classes started last fall, I learned that my grandmother was dying. She was the oldest member of my family, but we did not expect such a rapid decline in her health.

AJ Davis: Finding meaning in the small moments

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AJ Davis: Finding meaning in the small moments

May 26, 2020 2 comments

Anticlimactic. That is the descriptor most used when discussing graduation for the class of 2020.