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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.

Letter: Maintaining the spirit of open debate

Letter: Maintaining the spirit of open debate

October 22, 2019 0 comments

I appreciated The Herald’s coverage of my “Family Weekend” lecture on the protest movement in Hong Kong. 

Letter: Herald coverage of Kanders must improve

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Letter: Herald coverage of Kanders must improve

October 22, 2019 3 comments

As an ex-managing editor of the Brown Daily Herald, it is with great sadness and embarrassment that I read the Sept. 12 op-ed “Warren Kanders still must go” and the validating Editorial Page Board follow-up comment Sept. 23.

Letter: Why we should protest Amazon

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Letter: Why we should protest Amazon

October 21, 2019 1 comment

In his Oct. 11 column, Andrew Reed ’21 writes, “But there are hundreds or perhaps thousands of companies whose products serve a critical role in the mission of ICE.”

Letter: To achieve transformative justice, the University should strengthen policy around derecognized group activity

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Letter: To achieve transformative justice, the University should strengthen policy around derecognized group activity

October 15, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: I am writing with regard to The Herald’s article on Brown’s response to derecognized group activity. I would like to challenge the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards to reconsider its guidelines on student affiliation with derecognized groups.

Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

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Letter: It is important to recognize team behind strong endowment returns

October 15, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: Thank you for highlighting the performance of the Brown endowment for fiscal year 2019 in your editorial on Oct. 4.

Letter: Public humanities can reshape graduate work

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Letter: Public humanities can reshape graduate work

October 6, 2019 0 comments

I write to support and extend E.L Meszaros GS’ recent column “Increase Training in Public Scholarship.”

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Letter: The value of this year’s First Readings

September 30, 2019 0 comments

It’s hard to describe how we felt when we first heard that the First Readings assignment would be The Idiot.

Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

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Letter: Students should take advantage of DPS services

September 20, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: My name is Chun Cheng, and I am a Brown alum that just graduated a few months ago. I am writing regarding an article I saw in The Herald.

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

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Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.