Allie Reed serves as a senior staff writer for the University Hall beat at the Herald. She is a sophomore from Dover, Massachusetts. She is thinking about concentrating in English or Public Policy. When she’s not writing, Allie can be found eating sour candy or playing jazz on her violin.

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Shiru Cafe opened in February 2018, appealing to students with free wifi, drinks and access to a study space. The cafe, popular with students on campus,  will close its doors Friday, September 27.

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Shiru Cafe shutters all U.S. locations

September 18, 2019 0 comments

Shiru Cafe, the coffee shop on Angell Street known for its free drinks, will close its doors Sept. 27 — less than two years after it came to College Hill. The international chain plans to close all three of its U.S. locations to remain focused on its “continued growth” in Japan and India…

Toni Morrison, who passed away on August 5, was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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University community remembers Toni Morrison

September 9, 2019 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Literary Arts Colin Channer was born with a disease that made him legally blind. When a surgery meant to fix his eyes further blinded him for three months, he sought solace in books the second his sight started to return.

Office of Title IX and Gender Equity releases Annual Outcome Report

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Office of Title IX and Gender Equity releases Annual Outcome Report

May 5, 2019 0 comments

The Office of Title IX and Gender Equity released its Annual Outcome Report Friday, revealing an increase in reported incidents compared to the previous year.

Rossi’s resignation follows student complaints and a class action lawsuit filed by two former BuDS workers, alleging that the University did not fairly compensate them for their work.

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Director of Dining Services Peter Rossi to step down in May

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Peter Rossi, director of Dining Services, is stepping down from his position after 20 years at the University.

BuDS workers respond to policy, leadership changes

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BuDS workers respond to policy, leadership changes

April 22, 2019 0 comments

Following a number of changes to the policies and leadership of Brown Dining Services student employees, members of the BuDS Student Management Team have voiced fears that BDS is not prioritizing the needs of student workers.

Professor of Africana Studies Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD’93 (left) and hip-hop artist Akua Naru (right) discussed the evolution of hip-hop over the past few decades at an event Thursday afternoon.

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Hip-hop artist Akua Naru discusses rap, race with Prof. Tricia Rose

March 15, 2019 0 comments

When Hip-Hop Artist Akua Naru and Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America Tricia Rose MA ’87 PhD ’93 met for the first time, Naru thought Rose was angry at her.

Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

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Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

February 10, 2019 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, voted to approve a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student tuition charges as part of a $1.2 billion operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year at its winter meeting Feb. 7-9.

The plaintiffs in the BuDS lawsuit are seeking compensation for time employees spent "on-call" for work. The lawsuit looks to address an alleged violation of state labor law, citing intentional underpayment and stringent rules for "on-call" workers.

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Ten students opt in to BuDS lawsuit against University

February 6, 2019 0 comments

Ten current and former Brown Dining Services student employees have opted-in to the collective civil action lawsuit against the University filed Jan. 24, according to Richard Sinapi, principal attorney at Sinapi Law Associates, who is representing the plaintiffs.

Former BuDS workers file collective action against University

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Former BuDS workers file collective action against University

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Former BuDS workers Maxwell Kozlov ’20 and Benjamin Bosis ’19, who is also a Herald staff columnist, filed a complaint in a collective civil action lawsuit against the University Thursday.

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Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 dies in car accident

January 17, 2019 0 comments

Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 passed away this morning in a fatal car accident on Interstate 95 near Attleboro, Massachusetts, wrote Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes and other University administrators in a community-wide email.

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