Columbus Day Canceled at Brown

Oct 13, 2009 by stephenbeale |

Brown has decided not to observe Columbus Day, to protest his treatment of Native Americans. A group of students is planning a counterprotest next Monday. For more information, click here, here, and here.

Brown Hires Radical Professor

Oct 09, 2009 by stephenbeale |

Brown University this fall added Chinua Achebe to the faculty of its Africana Studies Department. Achebe is a prominent postcolonial writer from Nigeria who has called Joseph Conrad a "bloody racist" and claimed his classic work,…