Alexandra Macfarlane

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Students at Brown have often brought the topic of sexual assault to the forefront of campus dialogue, but students said discussion remains limited.

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Under the surface: Sexual assault at Brown

April 22, 2013 26 comments
This article is part of the series Silent Violence
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

This article delves into the history and culture of sexual assault at Brown and stories of those who have experienced it. Warning: contains graphic content.

Three individuals died and nearly 150 were injured after two explosions near the finish line at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon.

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No U. students reported injured in explosions

April 16, 2013 0 comments

At least 20 students and alums attended the Boston Marathon Monday.

Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

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Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

April 5, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

Undergrads responded to questions about Paxson, alcohol, same-sex marriage and religion.

President Christina Paxson delivered the fourth annual State of Brown address Wednesday, talking about the University’s strategic planning.

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Finances, need-blind admission dominate State of Brown

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Paxson discussed several issues, including financial aid and the university-college model.

A wine-tasting Friday, part of a series held weekly at Campus Fine Wines, featured red wines, a white wine and a dessert wine from an alum’s French vineyard.

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Alum winemaker creates flavorful draughts

March 4, 2013 0 comments

Bojanowski ’89 returned to Providence to exhibit his wine made from French-grown grapes.

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School of Public Health approved

February 15, 2013 1 comment

The Corporation moved to expand the program in part to elevate its prominence.

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Committee looks to diversify, retain faculty with recruitment and support

January 28, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Planning in Progress

Policy proposals include improved research assistance and recognition.

Morning Mail gets makeover

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Morning Mail gets makeover

January 25, 2013 0 comments

Morning Mail, the announcement emailed to daily community members, has been streamlined to include a hyperlinked table of contents and a smartphone-friendly interface, said Abby Braiman ’15, chair of the admissions and student services committee of the Undergraduate Council of Students.

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Lecturer to join Faculty Executive Committee

November 7, 2012 0 comments

The Faculty Executive Committee will be expanded to include either a full-time lecturer or senior lecturer, following a faculty vote approving the proposal Tuesday night. The FEC, which manages faculty governance, will now include 10 members instead of the previous nine.

Series of celebrations marks 19th inauguration

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Series of celebrations marks 19th inauguration

October 28, 2012 1 comment

In ceremonies punctuated with insights from the past, celebrations of present successes and excitement for the future, members of the Brown community and distinguished guests marked the inauguration of the University’s 19th president, Christina Paxson.