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Brown Peace Corps participation dwindles over last three years

For the third consecutive year, Brown failed to make the list of the top 25 medium-sized colleges and universities to send graduates to the Peace Corps.

Faculty approves cybersecurity program

Administrators and faculty members also discussed renovations to the Sciences Library and the University’s budget deficit at a Tuesday faculty meeting.

Greek system alters sexual misconduct policy

Within the next two weeks, all members of Greek organizations will sign a new zero-tolerance sexual misconduct policy mandating yearly bystander training.

This Week in Higher Ed: March 4, 2015

Erskine College clarifies anti-gay statement. UNC reacts to mandated closing of poverty center. Proposed sexual assault bill altered.

Editorial: Brown, publish your findings

The Enrolled Student Survey is important. As students we deserve the right to fully understand the problems Brown faces so that we can begin to change them.

Mitra '18: Revising First Readings

I urge the First Readings Committee to redesign the tail end of the program to create a better experience for incoming first-years once they are on campus.

Powers '15: Condemn abuse, not pedophiles

While the sexual abuse of children is an unimaginably horrific reality in our society, so too is the affliction of pedophilic disorder.

Fondriest_Veteran_Dave Deckey

Serving Silently: Military culture on a civilian campus

Compared to other Ivy League schools, Brown lags behind in offering opportunities for students to engage with the military on campus.


A Neighborhood Unmoored: Harboring Cape Verde in Providence

As new cultures and experiences mold the Cape Verdean diaspora, the local definition of a Cape Verdean grows thinner, calling into question whether anything distinctive will be left for future generations.


Adrift in the Ocean State

For Rhode Island’s homeless population, service providers offer some answers — and some obstacles.