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Letter: Palestinian Authority, Say ‘Yes’ to Peace

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Letter: Palestinian Authority, Say ‘Yes’ to Peace

February 10, 2020 0 comments

I completely disagree with the author of the Jan. 31 op-ed “Trump’s so-called peace plan for Israel and Palestine hinders progress.”  Palestinian leaders should welcome any proposal to end the conflict, especially since all other attempts in the past have failed.

Letter: If the Sacklers must go, so too must Kanders

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Letter: If the Sacklers must go, so too must Kanders

January 27, 2020 0 comments

I am writing in response to Andrew Reed ’21’s defense of Warren Kanders ’79 P’23 . Reed argued against calls for the University to remove Kanders from positions of influence at Brown and to reject any future donations from him.

Letter: Preventing ExxonMobil recruitment misguided

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Letter: Preventing ExxonMobil recruitment misguided

December 5, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: I’m writing in response to a recent Herald column that called for the end of ExxonMobil’s recruitment at Brown. I live in New Mexico, the second-poorest state in the United States (ahead of Mississippi). In the past three years, we have grown from the sixth largest oil […]

Letter: Another look at ACCRIP

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Letter: Another look at ACCRIP

December 5, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: I was a participant in the Dec. 2 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Practices.

Letter: The ACCRIP: Hypocrisy lives

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Letter: The ACCRIP: Hypocrisy lives

December 4, 2019 2 comments

I was disappointed, saddened and, yes, outraged to read in the Dec. 3 Herald that the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Practices voted to recommend that the University divest from “companies identified as facilitating human rights abuses in Palestine.”

Letter: Linda Sarsour is a progressive advocate, not an anti-Semite

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Letter: Linda Sarsour is a progressive advocate, not an anti-Semite

November 18, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: As a Jewish resident of Providence and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, I felt compelled to respond to Emily Tunkel’s op-ed, “Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism.”

Letter: The lifelong joy of the Open Curriculum

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Letter: The lifelong joy of the Open Curriculum

November 5, 2019 0 comments

As a former Brown transfer student and current staff member, I may be one of the few people on campus who spent half my undergraduate years at another university with a strict core curriculum, and half my years at Brown.

Letter: CIS integral in Today@Brown and digital transformation

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Letter: CIS integral in Today@Brown and digital transformation

October 30, 2019 0 comments

It can be rare for a student newspaper to recognize in its reporting the tools and systems that a university puts in place to benefit the day-to-day lives of members of its community, so it’s noteworthy that The Herald chose to mark the two-year anniversary of Today@Brown with a recent article.

Letter: University should continue athletic recruitment

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Letter: University should continue athletic recruitment

October 28, 2019 0 comments

Rebecca Aman’s (‘20) column argued that Brown and the other Ivy League schools should end athletic recruitment in their admissions processes.

Letter: Perception of Brown in Tapiero letter is misguided

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Letter: Perception of Brown in Tapiero letter is misguided

October 24, 2019 1 comment

It should be noted that Dan Tapiero’s BA ’90, MA ’91,  and 1989 Associate Managing Editor of the Herald, Oct. 22 letter in The Herald was sprinkled with rose-colored views of a mythical Brown University.