Topic: politics

Over 60 percent of U.S. citizens opposed the proposal for D.C. statehood, but almost 80 percent of D.C. residents voted in favor of statehood in a 2016 referendum.

Metro, News

51 for 51 rep talks D.C. statehood

November 22, 2019 0 comments

Members of the American Civil Liberties Union, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, League of Women Voters and more gathered to hear arguments in favor of making Washington D.C. the 51st state from D.C. Statehood Coalition member Elinor Hart Wednesday.

Sunday night, Providence community members attended a sold-out campaign event for Pete Buttigieg at Veterans Memorial Auditorium downtown. This is the first time a Democratic contender competitive in the polls has campaigned in Rhode Island since the start of the 2020 presidential race.


In Providence, Pete Buttigieg rallies students

November 11, 2019 0 comments

Sunday night, Pete Buttigieg became the first Democratic presidential candidate competitive in national polls to visit Rhode Island since the race ramped up this year, speaking to hundreds at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in downtown Providence.

Non-partisan student group No Labels hosted a debate between the Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans Wednesday night.

News, University News

Brown Democrats, Republicans debate election topics

November 1, 2019 0 comments

The Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans engaged in a respectful but heated exchange of ideas at the No Labels 2020 Election Debate, covering topics such as health care, gun control, immigration and free speech.

In “The Politician,” high schooler Payton Hobart strives to become class president in hopes of getting into Harvard and one day becoming president of the United States.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Netflix’s ‘The Politician’ glosses over complex, intricate social issues

October 31, 2019 0 comments

Using cynicism splashed with bouts of humor, Ryan Murphy ambitiously takes on a swath of social issues in his newest project, “The Politician,” but this ambition ultimately leads to the show’s downfall.

Jahjaga spoke about breaking glass ceilings as a female leader in Kosovo in a Watson Distinguished Speaker Series lecture.

News, University News

Former President of Kosovo lectures at Watson

October 30, 2019 0 comments

For as long as she can remember, former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga has fought against people and institutions that have excluded her because of her gender.

University groups react to release of Mueller report

News, University News

University groups react to release of Mueller report

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Once Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report was released with redactions to the public Thursday, everyone from Capitol Hill to College Hill began sifting through the 448-page document, ready to respond to its revelations.

Jacobs ‘19: Philosophy, Politics and Economics is not overrated

Op-eds, Opinions

Jacobs ‘19: Philosophy, Politics and Economics is not overrated

February 14, 2019 2 comments

JPPE’s focus on PPE stems, not from admiration of Oxford, but instead from a genuine belief in the ideals of the interdisciplinary approach. The Journal has taken rigorous steps to separate itself from PPE’s history at Oxford and promote inclusion both on campus and off.

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

February 12, 2019 0 comments

In early May, the student-run Journal of Philosophy, Politics & Economics published its inaugural issue. In their foreword to the first volume, the editorial board enthusiastically endorsed “philosophy, politics and economics”…

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

December 7, 2018 2 comments

We hope that, in the coming days, the University’s electronic comment form will be introduced and distributed widely.

Leser ’19: For global perspective, see the DailyChatter

Op-eds, Opinions

Leser ’19: For global perspective, see the DailyChatter

December 7, 2018 0 comments

They wake up to DailyChatter, a short newsletter that covers vitally important but under-covered events.