Subscribe to The Brown Daily Herald Newsletter

Sign up for The Brown Daily Herald’s daily newsletter to stay up to date with what is happening at Brown and on College Hill no matter where you are right now!

Subscribe

Topic: Trump

Max Pushkin ’22.5, Dylan Douglas ’22, and Ben Lipson ’22 worked on Will Cunningham ’07’s campaign for Congress together before creating the political action committee Make Room recently.

News, University News

Brown students found progressive political action committee

September 9, 2020 0 comments

When Max Pushkin ’22.5, Dylan Douglas ’22 and Ben Lipson ’22.5 reluctantly finished their work on Will Cunningham’s ’07 campaign for Congress they wondered what more they could do to push progressive candidates and policies.

Hall ’20: Pandemic exposes America’s irrational obsession with growth

Columns, Opinions

Hall ’20: Pandemic exposes America’s irrational obsession with growth

April 16, 2020 3 comments

In my last column, shortly before classes were canceled and campus closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I pointed out that the U.S. was setting itself up for a public health disaster because of the nearly absurd inadequacy of its response to the coronavirus.

Reed ’21: Coronavirus reveals the cost of voters prioritizing ideology over competence

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Coronavirus reveals the cost of voters prioritizing ideology over competence

April 2, 2020 0 comments

If it weren’t already evident, the COVID-19 pandemic has further illuminated the greatest problem in American politics: Both sides think the other is irresponsible, both sides think the other is incompetent and both sides are right.  

New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman described working with her students at Columbia Journalism School to document stories of those deported to dangerous circumstances.

News, University News

New Yorker writer talks relationship between journalism, black holes

April 12, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When the first image of a black hole was revealed to the world Wednesday, New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman felt moved by the connections between the scientific discovery and her worldview of journalism.

Acosta and Klein '80, who hired Acosta, spoke in Stephen Robert Hall Wednesday to talk about restoring public trust in the media.

News, University News

CNN’s Jim Acosta talks Trump, journalism’s future

April 4, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Faced with “fake news” accusations from President Donald Trump himself, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN Jim Acosta knows a thing or two about standing tough in the heavily scrutinized “new frontier of journalism.”

Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

Metro, News

Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

October 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

President Trump’s disapproval rating in Rhode Island hit 61 percent this September — increasing from 46 percent at the start of his term — according to data from Morning Consult.

Employee donations favor Democrats

News, University News

Employee donations favor Democrats

October 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

This midterm election season, Brown faculty and staff are donating overwhelmingly to Democratic campaigns, following a historical trend of supporting left-leaning candidates.

Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

Metro, News

Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

March 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled

As the voices of young students rang across the Rhode Island State House lawn on Saturday, a crowd comprised people of all ages gathered to listen and respond. The Rhode Island politicians who spoke kept their statements brief, seeking to center the student activists in a gun control movement that […]

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

News, University News

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 2 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Ralph Northam, winner of last Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Virginia.

Columns, Opinions

Cardoso ’19: Democrats, don’t let Virginia get your hopes up

November 16, 2017 1 comment

Last Tuesday, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia, Ralph Northam, raced to victory by a healthy margin.