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Topic: political discourse

Panelists discussed the importance of youth running and working on political campaigns in order to advocate for their political views.

Metro, News

Young R.I. politicians urge youth to vote in 2020

October 23, 2019 0 comments

As the leaves turn and the 2020 election season looms, progressive groups in Rhode Island are focused on mobilizing a massive voting bloc with notoriously low turnout: young people.

Sacks ’22: University needs greater diversity of speakers

Op-eds, Opinions

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.

Reid spoke Monday to advise groups and individuals for the upcoming 2020 presidential election. She emphasized the use of local news outlets, such as CBS, NBC and others to spread propaganda.

Metro, News

MSNBC’s Reid discusses media, politics, 2020

March 12, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Joy-Ann Reid, an MSNBC host and political commentator, began her Monday evening talk at the Watson Institute for International Relations and Public Affairs by stressing that “it is very hard to unseat an incumbent president.”

Assistant Professor of History at Harvard Rosie Bsheer gave a talk on the ongoing conflict in Yemen. She argued that the conflict was precipitated by Saudi Arabian opposition toward democratic movements in Yemen.

News, University News

University event highlights complexity of Yemeni conflict

February 27, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Addressing faculty and students in the Stephen Robert ’62 P’91 Hall, Rosie Bsheer, assistant professor of history at Harvard, focused on the political narrative of the Yemeni war, the history surrounding the conflict and the factors that led to the crisis.

On Saturday, students and community members gathered for the “Brown for Beto” event as part of a national grassroots movement to encourage the presidential candidacy of former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke.

Metro, News

University students organize for Beto O’Rourke

February 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Despite the already packed field of candidates vying for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, a group on campus is intent on one person joining the fray.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Free speech is not the problem on campuses

March 16, 2017 9 comments

There is no more hiding — which is why I don’t understand the oft-repeated maxim, particularly in recent months, that today’s college students are coddled.