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Rodriguez: On teaching, radical love and community

November 4, 2015 5 comments

I see a robust humanistic approach to learning and teaching as invested in making the world a better, more equitable, more just place.

Tisch ’17: Consider the bunnies — Discontinue Super Heavy Petting

October 28, 2015 10 comments

Consider that the interactions at Super Heavy Petting might not be mutually beneficial.

Seoh ’14: Not all free speech is created equal

October 21, 2015 32 comments

The train of logic that says, “Science supports my argument, so I’m right,” is too easily exploited.

Irving ’16: Let’s make memories, not headlines

October 20, 2015 1 comment

As I am sure many people now know, Malia Obama came to visit Brown during Fall Weekend.

Dean-Johnson ’16, Dunbar ’16, Gorodilova ’16, Sedivy ’17, Shiver ’17: On whiteness, free speech and missing the point

October 19, 2015 127 comments

There is a difference between promoting productive discomfort and inflicting pain and harm on members of our community.

Bewes, Ravindranathan: Žižek’s hypocrisy

October 19, 2015 9 comments

It was depressing to see a great political thinker and analyst of ideology so disastrously betray his project.

Swartz ’14 MD’19: PLME seniors, don’t enroll in biochemistry

October 16, 2015 6 comments

So, PLME seniors, skip biochemistry and any other unnecessary classes and fly to Europe.

Chokshi ’18: To fellow Indian Americans trying to assimilate

October 16, 2015 17 comments

No more assimilation, for it is our suicide.

Cheit, Josephson, Loury, Miller ’70 P’02, Spoehr: Free expression matters

October 15, 2015 42 comments

We strongly support the rights of all who have criticized controversial opinions pieces published by the Wesleyan Argus and The Herald.

Paxson P’19, Locke P’17, Carey ’91 MA’06: An open letter to students on power, learning and responsibility

October 9, 2015 6 comments

Students learn by doing, and doing inevitably involves mistakes. The test of character of is the learning that follows the mistake.