Alex is a University News editor and a sophomore who constantly has to fend off looks of pity when she tells people she hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. When she is not at the Herald office, you can usually find her inhaling lattes on Wickenden while attempting to finish the seemingly endless stack of readings for her history concentration.

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Five bikes stolen on Nov. 15 alone

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Five bikes stolen on Nov. 15 alone

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Five bicycles were stolen from the north side of campus Nov. 15, according to the Department of Public Safety crime logs.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

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Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 0 comments

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”

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Faculty, staff members navigate University, state parental leave policies

April 25, 2017 0 comments

When a staff member gave birth and returned to Brown a few weeks later, international students “were shocked” to see her on campus so soon, she said.

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Stand-alone performing arts center to be built

February 12, 2017 0 comments

After receiving approval from the Corporation, a new performing arts center is slated to be built in the next four years.

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Professor of Medical Science Michael McKeown dies

January 20, 2017 0 comments

Professor of Medical Science Michael McKeown died Dec. 21 after complications of Alzheimer’s Disease, wrote Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences

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Class differences shape journeys home

December 8, 2016 0 comments
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During Molly Sandstrom’s ’17 freshman year, Fox News journalist Jesse Watters asked if her parents knew that she was participating in Nudity in the Upspace.

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Class disparities affect student life in various spaces

December 7, 2016 0 comments
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This story is the second in a three-part series about socioeconomic status at Brown.

Ahmed Ashour ’19 is from Bahrain and attended Choate Rosemary Hall, a private school.

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Paths to undergraduate admission shaped by vast range of resources

December 6, 2016 0 comments
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This story tracks the application processes of five students who ultimately matriculated at Brown.

For the first year of his Marshall Scholarship, Evan Silver ’16 plans to study theater at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

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Elitzer, Silver win Marshall Scholarship

November 29, 2016 0 comments

For the first time since 2005, multiple Brown students were awarded the Marshall Scholarship

Poll shows college rankings widely used by applicants

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Poll shows college rankings widely used by applicants

November 8, 2016 0 comments

Nearly one-third of undergraduates indicated that college rankings were a strong factor in their decision to attend Brown in The Herald’s 2016 fall poll.

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