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Op-eds

Conrad ’18: For the Brown bucket list — Volunteering

November 11, 2015 2 comments

Volunteering with the Swearer Center reminds me of the immense privileges I am afforded at Brown — privileges we all share just by attending.

Galvan ’16: Diversifying the conversation on sex positivity

November 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Together, we can move beyond consent and deepen our understanding of sex positivity by actively diversifying campus dialogue.

Loury: The political inefficacy of saying, ‘Black lives matter’

November 6, 2015 30 comments

Lasting solutions will come, if at all, only via a movement that successfully affirms the value of all lives.

Jackson ’16: Free speech isn’t without consequence

November 5, 2015 12 comments

While all students can practice their right to free speech, they should also practice common sense.

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.