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Topic: Shopping period

The Herald spoke with students in Providence, Rhode Island; Sea Ranch, California; Quito, Ecuador and Prague, Czech Republic about their first week of the semester amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

News, University News

Five students on a first week of school like no other

September 15, 2020 0 comments

The Herald spoke with five students, spread across three continents and in four class years, about a first week back to school like no other.

Pollard ’21: Classes should be accessible. Where are the standards?

Columns, Opinions

Pollard ’21: Classes should be accessible. Where are the standards?

September 14, 2020 0 comments

Shopping period is in full swing, and while the start of the semester is normally a time filled with options and new opportunities, students face obstacles to accessing their education.

Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

Columns, Opinions

Ruzicka ’21: Don’t Sell Shopping Period Short

July 15, 2020 0 comments

Since the University administration announced its plans for the fall 2020 semester on July 7, 2020, students have been focused on making their decisions about whether or not to return to campus.

Calvelli ’19: Shop for classes like you shop at Lowe’s

Columns, Opinions

Calvelli ’19: Shop for classes like you shop at Lowe’s

September 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“Shopping period” has always struck me as being too consumerist a term, too readily embracing a transactional conception of education. An education has to be earned, not bought.

Approximately 20 students attended the CCC’s public forum on Monday. The University’s current drop date deadline is one of the latest in the Ivy League, but students expressed concerns about moving the date forward.

News, University News

CCC proposes moving drop deadline

October 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The CCC held a public forum in the Underground Oct. 16 to discuss putting a motion forward to change the drop deadline for undergraduate students.


Editorial: Troubling textbook costs

February 11, 2016 4 comments

The exorbitant cost of textbooks, as well as other course materials, is one of the biggest financial challenges Brown students face.


Savello ’18: Redefining the ‘usefulness’ of courses at Brown

February 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled

You’re only a few days into shopping period, and you’re already tired.