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Guturu ’20, Jiang ‘20.5 and Niiya ’20: Halt the search for new BCSC director

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Guturu ’20, Jiang ‘20.5 and Niiya ’20: Halt the search for new BCSC director

September 29, 2019 0 comments

Over the summer, the director of the Brown Center for Students of Color was terminated. This came with very little warning to students, who were away from campus and received no official announcement of his termination.

Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

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Goldberg ’22, Triedman ‘20.5: Building a nationwide movement for ‘Judaism On Our Own Terms’

September 27, 2019 3 comments

Last Friday, Jewish students from different schools around the country gathered in the Pembroke Fieldhouse for the first night of the Judaism On Our Own Terms conference. We arranged ourselves on pillows and cushions on the floor, spread out over the entire second floor.

Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

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Caira ’22: Textbook costs undermine the promises of the Open Curriculum

September 26, 2019 0 comments

Shopping period has now wrapped up around campus and, in its wake, it leaves a significant amount of financial woes for some students.

Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

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Ren ’23: I did not like the first-year reading

September 24, 2019 0 comments

This past summer, as anxiety and excitement for the coming year stewed within the hearts of Brown first-years all over the country and all over the world, we received a book in the mail. It was our First Readings, a novel called “The Idiot.”

Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

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Lehrer-Small ’20: Invest in students: A case against e-learning

September 18, 2019 0 comments

Many American school districts have made a massive mistake, and you should take note.

Duncan ’16, Borgonjon ’14, Bustos ’16, Wolff Landau ’20, Niculescu ’20 and Saji ’20: Warren Kanders still must go

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Duncan ’16, Borgonjon ’14, Bustos ’16, Wolff Landau ’20, Niculescu ’20 and Saji ’20: Warren Kanders still must go

September 12, 2019 7 comments

Warren Kanders ’79, a prominent University donor, recently resigned from his position as vice chair of the Whitney Museum of American Art, which should serve as a reminder of why Brown must cut its financial ties with Kanders.

Self: Why we suspended our MA program in history

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Self: Why we suspended our MA program in history

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In response to The Herald’s April 19 editorial, “The terminal master’s in history should come back,” I wish to clarify the history department’s rationale for suspending that program.

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

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Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

April 25, 2019 1 comment

SPEAK was originally founded in 2017 in order to help ensure the survival of healthy discourse and diversity of thought at Brown.

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

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Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Brown students are required to have health insurance, which is provided by default through the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.

Foster ’19: Brown shouldn’t be harder. The open curriculum wasn’t meant for that.

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Foster ’19: Brown shouldn’t be harder. The open curriculum wasn’t meant for that.

April 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

I was surprised to read Aidan Calvelli’s ’19 opinion in last Friday’s Herald.