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Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition: A decade in review

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Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition: A decade in review

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Founded in 2009, the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition has spent the last decade leading student efforts to advocate for progress on issues such as the passage of the DREAM Act and the University’s accessibility for undocumented students.

Kimberlé Crenshaw, who is known for coining the term intersectionality and for developing Critical Race Theory, spoke about her history of advocacy in a lecture Monday night.

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Revolutionary thinker Kimberlé Crenshaw describes life as activist

November 5, 2019 0 comments

Kimberlé Crenshaw was only nine years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April 1968.

The theme of the conference was “boxes.” Under this banner, speakers touched on issues such as socialism, health agency and mental health stigma.

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TEDxBrownU speakers step out of the box

October 28, 2019 1 comment

TEDxBrownU broke out of the box last Friday, which saw attendance numbers grow over four times from last year and each speaker centering their speech around the theme of “boxes.”

Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

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Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

October 18, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has emerged as the most popular Democratic presidential candidate among University undergraduates, with 24.2 percent indicating that they would vote for her if the 2020 primary were held today, according to The Herald’s fall 2019 poll.

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

October 9, 2019 2 comments

The University’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative plans to establish a concentration with the help of a $750,000 grant awarded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation last month.

Laura Thompson ’09 (left) and Arnell Milhouse (right) had prior experience in the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship in unofficial roles.

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Thompson ’09, Milhouse join Nelson Center as Entrepreneurs in Residence

September 27, 2019 0 comments

Arnell Milhouse and Laura Thompson ’09 will help students build startups and develop ideas as this year’s Entrepreneurs in Residence at the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship. Since their appointment in May, Thompson and Milhouse have started mentoring students during their office hours.