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Topic: column


Klein ’20: Who will win the NBA tank race?

April 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The NBA playoffs are fast approaching, with anticipation growing accordingly. Sports fans cannot wait to find out if Stephen Curry can return healthy, if the Rockets can take down the Warriors and if LeBron James can make yet another NBA Finals appearance.


Schapiro ’19: MLB’s baserunner rule is ineffective and inorganic

April 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Besides an email from a Baseball Writers’ Association of America member angry at my criticisms of Hall of Fame voting procedures in December 2016, my columns don’t usually generate many responses.

Columns, Opinions

Overall ’19: The Israel Fund is undeniably political

April 2, 2018 8 comments

In late 2016, the Israel Fund was established at Brown. An endowment created from alum donations, the Fund seeks to support new and existing programs and courses centered on Israel.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Don’t ban laptops from classrooms

March 22, 2018 4 comments

I’ve put a lot of thought into how I take notes in class.

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’20: We need a more diverse CS faculty

March 15, 2018 1 comment

In late February, the computer science department announced that Seny Kamara will be promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2018.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Thesis writing — passion or pressure?

March 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The summer before my senior year, I swore to myself I wouldn’t write a senior thesis. I wanted to spend my final year at Brown making the most of my classes and activities — not stressing over a random 40+ page research paper I had no interest in writing.


Brownsword ’18: On and off the court, NCAA plagued by scandals and mediocre performances

March 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The 2017-18 college basketball season has been really, really bad.


Schapiro ’19: Holy cow — MLB didn’t blow it!

February 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

If you know me, you know I’ve been no fan of many of Major League Baseball’s proposed pace-of-play initiatives over the years.


Barash-David ’19: Let athletes be activists

February 22, 2018 1 comment

In 1968, American Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos stood on the podium in Mexico City shoeless.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: The elitism of Senior Week

February 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

I remember hearing wonderful things when I was an underclassman about Senior Week, the week of activities that takes place between final exams and graduation.