Aparna Bansal

Aparna Bansal

Senior Editor

Senior Editor, 2013
Features Editor, 2012
Senior Staff Writer, 2011

Aparna is a member of the class of 2014 concentrating in English and Economics.

Articles by Aparna Bansal (43)

Colombian president Juan Santos spoke in a packed Salomon 101 last night.

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Colombian president to students: ‘Go South’

April 6, 2011 0 comments

“This is the decade of Latin America,” President Juan Manuel Santos P’12 of Colombia told a packed Salomon 101 last night. In his talk, part of the Stephen A. Ogden ’60  Memorial Lecture series, Santos urged the United States to look to Latin America as a strategic partner in the coming years.

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Q&A with President Santos P’12

April 6, 2011 0 comments

President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos P’12 gave the 84th Stephen A. Ogden ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs yesterday. Before the lecture, he sat down with The Herald.

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One-third plan further education after graduation

April 5, 2011 0 comments

Just over 35 percent of undergraduates plan to attend medical, law, business or graduate school immediately following graduation, according to last month’s Herald poll.

Arts & Culture

Revelry, deception and arias intoxicate opera audience

March 21, 2011 0 comments

“Die Fledermaus” or “The Revenge of the Bat,” Brown Opera Production’s spring show directed by Audrey Chait ’11, is a whimsical, fantastical take on Johann Strauss II’s operetta about a wild night of revelry. 

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Kennedy appointed visiting fellow

March 16, 2011 0 comments

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., accepted a two-year appointment yesterday as a visiting fellow in the Brown Institute of Brain Science through 2013. He will have an office in the institute’s headquarters and will give two annual lectures, according to a University press release.

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Panelists address Middle East conflict

March 15, 2011 0 comments

Seven panelists debated challenges to Israeli-Palestinian relations last night in the final event of a two-day conference titled “Israelis and Palestinians: Working Together for a Better Future.” The conference also included “Neighbors,” a theater production Sunday night by the Galilee Multicultural Theater, and information sessions on various organizations working toward peace in the Middle East.

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NYU grad students campaign for union, appeal Brown precedent

March 9, 2011 0 comments

After weeks of hearings, graduate students at New York University are awaiting a decision from the National Labor Relations Board to determine whether they will be allowed to form a graduate student union.

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After hiatus, U. Hall bell ringing out once more

March 9, 2011 0 comments

There’s just 20 minutes left. It’s quarter of, and — finally — 10 ’til. But the minutes keep dragging on. Time is up. Make it stop. Students waiting anxiously to get out of the 9 a.m. economics lecture may have been struck by the sound of silence this semester. The bell atop University Hall, meant to sound at the beginning and end of every class period, did not ring until Monday morning, according to Stephen Maiorisi, vice president for facilities management.

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U. promotes in-state opportunities for alums

March 2, 2011 0 comments

When students envision their lives after Brown, few consider staying in Rhode Island. But in an effort to retain graduates, the University has been working with the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island to launch Bridge, a joint initiative aimed at encouraging more alums to stay in Rhode Island.

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Phishing scam targets U. community

March 1, 2011 0 comments

A scam e-mail requesting that recipients respond with their names, user identifications, passwords and dates of birth to prevent their e-mail accounts from being shut down hit campus yesterday, according to David Sherry, chief information security officer for Computing and Information Services.

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