What Do You Think? Responses to Dystopia Calling (M/J’19): “The truth about human history is that the survival of our species was in doubt for most of it and we survived by turning females into breeding stock and males into cannon...”“The real dystopia is the assertion that The Handmaid’s Tale has anything to do with President Trump: pure and utter nonsense all around. Coincidentally the main character is played by a Scientologist—more...”“This story’s casual libel of the “Trump era” as bad for women and gays was out of touch with reality (“Dystopia Calling,” May/June 2019). Just as delusional: its implication that The Handmaid’s...” Read all Responses to Political Player (M/J’19): “I was disappointed by the profile of Parker Poling ’99 in the May/June BAM. There was not one word about Poling’s values or why she still considers herself a Republican. How does...”“I found it interesting that the story “Political Player” (Beyond the Gates, May/June 2019) said Parker Hamilton Poling ’99 lived in “her GOP-heavy adopted hometown of Washington, D.C.” The Washington Post and...” Read all In response to Dystopia Calling (M/J’19): “The real dystopia is the assertion that The Handmaid’s Tale has anything to do with President Trump: pure and utter nonsense all around. Coincidentally the main character is played by a Scientologist—more dystopia. ” —Francis “Bud” Brooks ’83 Dallas Responses to Tricky Business (M/A’19): “The cover of the March/April issue certainly caught my interest. It was interesting finding out how different alumni were involved with the cannabis community. While my own relationship with cannabis started one...”“As with gambling, the heavy user is being hurt and will continue to be hurt, as the number of heavy users expands. There is minimal concern for the heavy user; maximum concern...”““Tricky Business” by Jane Sasseen contained an error. She writes: “Federal restrictions still classify cannabis as a ‘Schedule I’ drug as dangerous as heroin, hindering health research and restricting business development.” While...” Read all Responses to Finding a Home (M/J’19): “Having worked with Susan [Greenfield ’83, with homeless people] for a number of years, I’m so pleased to see her own story shared with the Brown community (“Finding A Home,” Beyond the...” Read all Responses to Brown's Path to Net-Zero (M/J’19): “President Paxson reminds us that science tells us dramatic emission cuts are needed in the fight against climate change. But that reduction does nothing to lower the carbon already emitted and in...”“I am so proud of Brown! Christina Paxson’s statement in the May/June BAM about the pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions gave this 94-year-old member of the class of ’46 a thrill!...” Read all We want to know what you think! Send us your responses to our stories. Submit a letter to the editor Recent Polls Ever True Online reading poll results Poll College summers poll results Poll Good book poll results Poll Class reunion poll results Poll What do you miss about campus?