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Topic: universal pass

Ostrovsky ’23, Carroll ’21, Amkieh ’21.5: Why Brown must do more

COVID-19 Updates, Op-eds, Opinions

Ostrovsky ’23, Carroll ’21, Amkieh ’21.5: Why Brown must do more

April 30, 2020 6 comments

Recently, Brown University announced it will temporarily house those fighting coronavirus on the front lines, namely emergency personnel and healthcare workers.

Letter: We Have Been Trying and Will Try Harder

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: We Have Been Trying and Will Try Harder

April 25, 2020 0 comments

To the editor: I wanted to add some context to the recent op-ed titled: “Chen ’22: The danger of a single narrative in the form of petitions.

Chen ’22: The danger of a single narrative in the form of petitions

Op-eds, Opinions

Chen ’22: The danger of a single narrative in the form of petitions

April 16, 2020 0 comments

In a campus-wide email sent on March 30, Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 officially denied the adoption of a Universal Pass system at Brown, which has gained substantial momentum among students.

Simpson ’20: In Response to Dean Zia

Op-eds, Opinions

Simpson ’20: In Response to Dean Zia

April 7, 2020 0 comments

I believe that in times of crisis the true character of each and every individual comes to light. Leaders are tested, communities are strained. But in times of hardship, one can truly find out where one’s allies rest.

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

COVID-19 Updates, Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

April 5, 2020 0 comments

On Monday, March 30, the undergraduate community received an email from Dean of the College Rashid Zia ‘01 outlining the University’s updated grading policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s sweeping academic consequences this semester.

At its general body meeting this week, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News, University News

UCS works to support students through COVID-19, discusses Universal Pass

April 2, 2020 0 comments

At its first general body meeting since the University moved to remote instruction, the Undergraduate Council of Students virtually discussed ways to best support students in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. UCS also considered potential responses to the University’s temporary grading policy.

Glickman ’23: What the Grade Option Debate is Really About

Op-eds, Opinions

Glickman ’23: What the Grade Option Debate is Really About

March 31, 2020 2 comments

As spring break comes to a close and we resume classes this week, the fervor around the grading option debate continues to increase. The three options most widely debated amongst students at Brown are implementing Mandatory S/NC, extending the grade option deadline, or implementing Universal Pass.