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Arts & Culture

Visions celebrates release with open mic night

December 1, 2011 0 comments

Music, poetry and kendo martial arts converged at Wednesday’s release party for Visions magazine, Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design’s Asian and Asian-American art and literary publication.

ECON 0110 is among the introductory courses that attract hundreds of students.

University News

Undergrads satisfied with class sizes

November 20, 2011 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2011 Student Poll

About 65 percent of students think their classes are just right — neither too big nor too small — according to a recent Herald poll. Twenty-seven percent of students, especially first-years and sophomores, reported that their classes are too large.

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Occupiers march in opposition to BoA

November 6, 2011 0 comments

In solidarity with Occupy movements nationwide, about 70 Occupy Providence protesters marched Saturday to support the closing of Bank of America accounts. The march coincided with National Bank Transfer Day, when Occupiers across the country staged actions to encourage people to withdraw their money from big banks and deposit it in local banks and credit unions.

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Town-gown relations increasingly economic

October 27, 2011 0 comments

Representatives from five universities gathered yesterday to discuss how their institutions have taken active roles in shaping the surroundings at the annual Anton/Lippitt Conference, hosted by the Taubman Center for Public Policy.

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Immigrant tuition break protested by hundreds

October 6, 2011 0 comments

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in front of the State House yesterday afternoon to protest a policy approved by the Board of Governors for Higher Education last week that would make undocumented students in Rhode Island eligible for in-state tuition. The rally, organized by Rhode Islanders for Immigration Law Enforcement, coincided with a press conference held by six legislators — four state representatives and two state senators — to criticize Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 for supporting the measure.

The Hughes Grant targets undergraduate research in the sciences.

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Grant will increase lab research opportunities for undergrads

March 9, 2011 0 comments

For the first time since 1993, undergraduates will receive funding from a Hughes Grant to conduct biomedical research. This summer, 24 sophomores and juniors will take part in a research program funded by the $1 million grant, but this number will increase to 32 students in summers to come, according to Professor of Medical Science Michael McKeown, a key figure in planning the program.

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Facilities: Pests pose no problem

March 2, 2011 0 comments

Katherine Pleet ’12 was sitting in her first-floor Barbour Hall kitchen at the beginning of her sophomore year when she saw a mouse run across the floor. She called a friend for help, but the mouse was nowhere to be found that evening. Some days later, the mouse was spotted again, and this time Pleet contacted the Department of Facilities Management. Facilities workers soon arrived and set up traps, after which Pleet’s pest problems were a thing of the past.

UCS considers permanent e-mail accounts

February 15, 2011 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students is trying to institute a policy in which student e-mail accounts could remain active after their owners have graduated. The idea was suggested by Jake Heimark ’11, who said he was tired of having to keep in contact by phone with friends who had graduated.

Arts & Culture

Exhibition features diverse faculty artists

January 28, 2011 0 comments

Faculty Triennial 2010, a gallery exhibition which includes the work of 24 faculty members, is now on display in the David Winton Bell Gallery.  The show provides an opportunity for viewers to experience a mix of different art forms, as it features faculty artists from the departments of Visual Art, Modern Culture and Media and Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. The inclusion of literary arts and multimedia and electronic experiments culminates in a unique and varied blend of artistic work.

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It’s gals only in new Angell Street gym

November 9, 2010 0 comments

Striking Beauties may sound like College Hill’s newest salon, but in fact it is nothing like a day at the spa. This all-female boxing gym — which opened at 189 Angell St. at the end of October — offers classes in boxing and yoga to women of all ages and experience levels.