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Maia ’15 follows through after a free throw. The forward has been a force on the glass this year, collecting three and a half offensive boards per game.
Despite splitting into separate teams and gaining two new head coaches and a crop of first-years who have yet to learn the ropes, the formerly co-ed men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have their eyes set on Ivy League championships.
Co-captain Cedric Kuakumensah ’16 led the Bears with 17 points and added to his already impressive defensive resume with another three blocks.
Sophie Bikofsky ’15 drives into the lane. Bikofsky, one of the team’s premier scorers, has also made other strong contributions to the Bears’ offense, collecting 10 rebounds in each of the last two games.
Ellise Sharpe ’16 handles the ball at midcourt. The junior scored eight points and had four steals off the bench, but could not lead Bruno to victory.
Henry Fox ’15 fires a shot. He scored three crucial goals against the Tigers, growing his team-leading goals total to 76 on the season. His contributions helped Bruno exact revenge on Princeton for an Ivy title game loss.
Leland King ’17 searches for an open teammate. The forward has posted nine, 17 and 25 points in the first three contests of the season.
In four years tending the Bruno net, Shannon McSweeney ’15 used a ‘warrior’ mentality to turn the field hockey program around.
Sister development companies Lincoln and Phoenix bought parcel 28 of the former I-195 land to build a six-story, suite-style apartment complex, with construction slated to begin this summer.
Rafael Maia ’15 attempts to finish a lay-up in the first half of Friday night’s game against St. Peter’s. With 13 points, Maia was one of three Bears to score in double figures. He also pulled down seven rebounds in the victory.
Tavon Blackmon ’17 throws a pass. The sophomore point guard set a career high in points with 18 in the Bears’ home opener Friday, and added three rebounds, three assists and two steals in the 70-58 victory.
Quinn English ’16, left, and Ben Maurey ’15.5, right, run toward the action. The pair combined for over a quarter of Bruno’s shots this season. But the Bears managed to score just 14 goals during the 2014 campaign.
Sophie Bikofsky ’15 prepares to shoot a free throw. Last season, Bikofsky’s three-point percentage — 48.6 — led the NCAA, and the senior is Bruno’s leading returning scorer, averaging 13.5 points per game. She scored 17 points against the University of Vermont Saturday.
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Kiki Morgan ’16 switched from track to rugby as a first-year. Morgan has been named to USA Rugby’s All-American team twice.
Daniel Taylor ’15 looks on at the action in a recent match. Despite pushing the game into double overtime, the Bears had to settle for a draw Saturday.
BorrowDirect Plus expands on BrownDirect, which allowed students to order books from participating institutions but did not offer on-site access.
Hannah Rogers ’16 watches the play. Despite her three goals and two assists this season, the Bears are seventh in the Ivy League in scoring.
Jameson Lochhead ’16 traps the ball under his foot. The junior center back will anchor Bruno’s defense against Forrest Clancy, Duke Lacroix, Alec Neumann and the rest of the Quakers’ offensive attack.
After a three-game scoreless streak, Meghan O'Donnell '15 finally broke through with her eighth goal of the season, becoming Brown's all-time career leader in goals and guaranteeing the team a winning record.
Payton Smith ’17 and McKenna Webster ’16 rise up to block a spike. The team has excelled on the defensive side of the net, leading the Ivy League in digs and digs per set and averaging nearly a block and a half per set.
Jameson Lochhead ’16 steps into a free kick. The defender has solidified his spot on the back line and will anchor the defense against Cornell.
Independent mayoral candidate Vincent “Buddy” Cianci mingles with Brown students at a campaign event on College Hill earlier this month. Cianci, who previously served 22 years as mayor, is running for a seventh time.
Tariq Akeel ’16 eyes a ball in the air. The midfielder contributed to Bruno’s 1-1 draw Saturday with several tackles and key passes all over the field.
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Goaltender Shannon McSweeney ’15 broke the University’s all-time saves record, eclipsing the previous high of 589 set by Sarah Lamont ’91.
Wide receiver Brian Strachan ’15 had eight catches for 98 yards and three touchdowns during Saturday’s game against the College of the Holy Cross, quadrupling his career touchdown total.
Mitch Kupstas ’14.5 surveys the field. Kupstas is the backbone of Bruno’s stifling defense, which has ceded just three goals in its last six games.
At Rhode Island College, student-athletes were targeted for alcohol education because the school hopes they will “promote responsible behavior among the whole student body,” an administrator said.
Meghan O’Donnell ’15 sprints past a downed defender. The forward, Bruno’s centerpiece on offense, has already scored seven goals this season.
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Hannah Rogers ’16 goes on the attack. Rogers was key in Saturday’s win, scoring to tie the game and assisting on the game-winning goal.
Payton Smith ’17 patrols the middle. Smith came up clutch for the Bears on Saturday, recording nine kills in the deciding third set as the Bears grabbed a victory over Harvard after losing Friday to Dartmouth.
Defenseman Tim Whalen ’16 brings the ball up. Bruno’s defense has allowed no goals in four games, but the team has scored just once in that stretch.
Nick Deaver ’15 steamrolled the Harvard and MIT defenses.
At $13 million, a new grant will finance about 11 percent of the city’s streetcar project, slated to cost $117.7 million. “We’ve got a long way to go,” said Arthur Salisbury, president of the Jewelry District Association.
Nick Deaver ’15 winds up and takes aim at goal. The senior attacker contributed eight of Bruno’s 29 goals this weekend.
Midfielder Tariq Akeel ’16 takes the ball up the field. As the team’s leading goal-scorer, Akeel’s offensive presence will be key if Bruno is to have a successful home weekend against the Catamounts and Stags.
Defender Tim Whalen ’16 dribbles the ball down the field. Bruno’s defenders were forced to work hard in the Sunshine State, as the Bears were outshot 35-21 over their two games.
Mikela Waldman ’18 started playing soccer in kindergarten. Twelve years later, she shines as one of Bruno’s starting strikers.
Co-captain Daniel Taylor ’15 gears up for a throw-in. Taylor anchors a midfield that will need to produce on both ends of the field this weekend.
The Lost Museum displays artifacts once housed in the University’s natural history museum, which closed in 1915.
After being closed for a year, the John Hay Library has reopened with new exhibit spaces and a revamped reading room. “It’s become a much more coherent and private space,” said University Librarian Harriette Hemmasi.
Midfielder Liza Green ’15 slaps a shot on frame. Green and the women’s field hockey team have started the season off on the right foot with a two-win opening weekend. The Bears followed a 3-0 rout of Bryant University with a tight 2-1 win over the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
Tariq Akeel ’16 came up with a big goal in the 85th minute against No. 23 Boston University, heading a cross into the net for the decisive tally in Bruno’s 1-0 victory.
While administrators highlighted the need for the University’s mail services to modernize, some students have questioned the outsourcing transition.
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A former Brown coach told Ophir Bernstein ’15 on his campus visit that he could be an All-American. Last weekend, Bernstein proved him right.
First-year phenom Caroline Morant ’17 has taken home five ECAC Rookie of the Week awards this season. Last weekend, she took home first place in both the beam and the floor exercise, which is her favorite event.
Because the University’s contract with Zipcar remains separate from Providence’s agreement, the 2,153 students sharing 23 zipcars on campus will remain unaffected by the city’s current debate.
Bre Hudgins ’14 leads Bruno with 15 goals this season. Last weekend, the senior scored an overtime goal to lift the Bears over Princeton.
Head Coach Jean Marie Burr addresses her team during a timeout. Burr retired after a 26-season career, notching a record 324 wins.
Guard Lauren Clarke ’14 helped secure the team’s fourth Ivy win of the season with her free-throw shooting in the last 40 seconds of the game. She finished off her Brown career with 25 points in her final two games.
Lauren Clarke ’14 played her final game as a Bear Saturday. Clarke’s name will remain with the program, as she is the all-time leader in treys.
Smoking rates in Rhode Island fell by 2.6 percentage points in the last year, but smoking remains an important health issue in the state. “I’d love to see students agitating to make Brown a smoke-free campus,” said Michael Fine, director of the state Department of Health.
Tommy Glenn ’14 races toward the finish. Glenn won and set a pool record in the 100 and 200 fly races this weekend, and his time in the 200 fly set an Ivy Championships record, immediately qualifying him for the NCAA finals. Despite Glenn’s strong performance, Bruno finished in seventh.
Looking forward, the Office of Admission intends to continue recruitment efforts in areas like East Asia and increase outreach in South America and sub-Saharan Africa.
Kyle Kramer ’17 skates along the boards. The first-year was promoted to Bruno’s top line recently and has responded by recording two assists in the team’s last three games.
Sam Hurster ’14 scored once and notched four assists in the men’s lacrosse team’s season-opening rout of Quinnipiac.
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A planning committee made up of students, faculty members and alums is currently evaluating the Third World Center's mission and developing a five-year strategic plan for the center.
Defenders Joey de Concilys ’15 and Matt Wahl ’14 will anchor Bruno’s backline against Princeton and No. 4 Quinnipiac, the best offensive squad in the ECAC.
Dockery Walker ‘15 looks on during a game break. He recorded eight total rebounds over the weekend as Brown out-rebounded its opponents 92-81.
Michael Juola ’14 takes the puck up the boards. The team scored only four goals this weekend while allowing eight, and Juola had a -4 rating.
Cory Mayfield ’16 swims freestyle. Mayfield entered three events — the 500 free, 1000 free and 200 free relay — and finished third, fifth and sixth. Brown men’s swimmers won six of their 14 events.
Aubree Moore ’14 first tried goaltending as a child when a teammate was ill. Today, Moore leads Bruno in the net as a decorated veteran.
Mark Naclerio ’16 earned ECAC Player of the Month after a stellar January. The sophomore leads Bruno into Union and RPI this weekend with a chance to knock off a top-five team and jump Yale in ECAC standings.
Mark Hourihan ’14 applies pressure in the offensive zone Saturday. Brown fell to the Big Red after failing to convert on a number of scoring chances.
A new director of the Pembroke Center, Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg plans to continue a fundraising campaign to support the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives and the Feminist Theory Archives.
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Nye spoke about a wide range of topics including space exploration, environmental science and innovation in his Thursday lecture.
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Tariq Akeel ’16, the team’s leading scorer, wasted no time collecting two more against Yale, helping the squad to its fourth consecutive win.
Mayor Angel Taveras talked Wednesday night about the role his heritage has played in his economic and educational policies.
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Thirteen students vied for spots on the Committee on the Events of October 29th at the UCS meeting Wednesday night.
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Janice Yang ’15, above, scored one of Bruno’s two goals in a loss to Princeton Saturday, while Erin Conway ’17 notched the other, her first in college. ­
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Undergraduate education has historically been a key academic priority for the University.
Tensions between liberal arts and more preprofessional education have arisen from President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan, with some worrying that the liberal arts could be neglected in coming years.
The statue “stands for excellence, stands for unity (and) stands for a first-class institution,” said its sculptor, Nick Bibby.
Despite technical difficulties on set, the production successfully  depicted Williams’ original script through vivid acting.
Enrollment data indicated higher attrition rates for underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines at Brown.
Nick Deaver ’15 tallied seven goals against stiff competition at the Rodeo Santa Clara Bronco Invitational. The Bears took down two nationally ranked teams en route to four wins in closing out their regular season schedule.
The restaurant’s variety of entrees and warm hospitality overshadow faults in some of the dishes.
Members of the Corporation will meet today through Saturday to discuss University policy. Brown Divest Coal has called for members with vested interest in the coal industry to abstain from any divestment vote.
This year, the Office of Residential Life will likely award around 1,275 rising juniors and seniors off-campus permission, but that amount may change in response to shifting enrollment numbers.
UCS discussed President Christina Paxson’s plan to increase the student population, enhance graduate programs and renovate the University’s facilities. The Corporation is expected to vote on the plan this weekend.
Katarina Angus ‘17 is making an impact in her first year on the field hockey team. Last weekend, she scored the goal to defeat Louisville University.
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Nick Deaver ’15 will play an important role in the squad’s weekend home campaign against Harvard, Fordham and Iona. The Bears will then compete in the Ivy League Championships the following weekend at the University of Pennsylvania. Herald file photo.
Emory Polley ‘14 makes sure to do a ‘little 15-minute warm-up’ before every game to make sure his legs are ready to go for his defensive back duties.
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The number of reported burglaries decreased by nearly 50 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to the 2013 Annual Security Report.
Students gathered at a UCS forum Wednesday to express opinions on President Christina  Paxson’s strategic plan. Students challenged the draft’s treatment of financial aid and undergraduate education, among other issues.
In response to concerns from the community, President Christina Paxson will revise her strategic plan to include both an explicit commitment to advising and an acknowledgement of the University’s mission statement.
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The Pembroke Center holds a large collection of papers and oral histories from leading feminist scholars.
The Undergraduate Council of Students and leaders from other student groups critiqued President Christina Paxson’s plan for not focusing enough on financial aid and emphasizing graduate programs over the experience of undergraduates.
Main streets such as Thayer, Waterman, Wickenden, Gano and Hope streets are not included in the new offer, and still ban overnight parking.
List Art Center, home of the Department of History of Art and Architecture, will welcome three new professors this semester.
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A major effort brought forth by city departments, consulting firms and the public would revamp parking, public transit and aesthetics on the city’s popular Thayer Street. Herald file photo.
A planning committee will be formed by October to chart out the Third World Center’s future.
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The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts was designed by the same studio responsible for Lincoln Center in New York City.
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The state repealed the sales tax to prevent Rhode Island’s liquor stores from losing business to Massachussets’ lower liquor prices.
Women who spent more time reading magazines, watching television and using social networking showed lower academic performance.
Abe Arambolo ’14 won the most votes in the Brown Concert Agency’s second poll, after the results of the first poll  were invalidated due to alleged loopholes that allowed people and programs to cast multiple votes.
Anthony Galan ’14 has posted a 4.06 earned run average this season and has started six games in the team’s 3-20 campaign.
Kelly was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week and he has the lowest average goals against in the Ivy League at 7.27 per game.
Co-Captain Lindsay Nickel ’13 played in her last games for Brown this past weekend.
Co-captain Caroline King ’13 played in her last games for Brown this past weekend.
Co-captain Sheila Dixon ’13 played in her last games for Brown this past weekend.
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The Ivy League Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships occurred over a period of three days, with Princeton earning the top score.
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Co-captain Matt Sullivan ’13 took advantage of a hole in Princeton’s defense to dribble toward the paint during Senior Night.
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Midfield-attacker Stephen Chmil ’14 passed to attacker Tim Jacob ’15 in a game that ended in an overtime victory against No. 5 UMass Amherst.
Sheila Dixon ’13 started playing basketball in fourth grade after her former principal and current mentor encouraged her to attend a basketball camp.
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Co-captain Sheila Dixon ’13 reached a major milestone in the team’s win over Dartmouth.
In a lecture Wednesday night, Harvard professor Steven Pinker spoke about the influence of literacy and printed publications on human nature.
Co-captain Sheila Dixon ’13 drives to the hoop against Penn. Despite Dixon's high scoring, Brown could not pick up any victories against Ivy foes.
Many Thayer Street restaurants plan to stay open, despite the 23 inches expected to fall in the area Friday and Saturday
Kappa Delta’s arrival will relieve pressure on other sororities to be more selective, said Panhellenic Council President Lena Weiss ’13.
Sophie Bikofsky ‘15 takes a shot against Harvard before the team fell 58-68  in the team’s first of two losses this weekend.
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The Department of Planning and Development will select the best proposal to revamp the study area around Thayer
A Chicago-based company recently bought MunchCard and will restart the service after tackling technological and legal challenges.
UCS members highlighted the potential for the student group Social Enterprise Ecosystem Economic Development to enhance the University’s reputation as a center of student entrepreneurship ventures at its general body meeting.
UCS seeks to increase its ties with student governments at local colleges. UCS has joined with other colleges previously to take joint stances against student loan increases and legislation proposing students pay a tax.
The Providence firefighter’s union voted in favor of a settlement with the city in regard to their pension payments, but union president Paul Doughty still expressed some dissatisfaction with the new terms.
Faculty and staff members will have exclusive access to 250 parking spaces from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday starting this July.
Associate Professor of Biology Richard Freiman and Assistant Professor of Biology Eric Darling spoke at the first “TED-ish” talk Wednesday.
A new city parking program permits RI residents to park on the street overnight.
Many MunchCard users and its Thayer Street partners are disappointed that the business will be inactive as its ownership transitions this semester.
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The women’s basketball team finished with their best record since 2006, despite two losses this past weekend.
Boyce Watkins expounded on the issues of racism and art in hip hop at a Janus Forum lecture.
Allan Huang ’15 works on an engineering project. Engineering is one area where the University is seeking to expand corporate funding partnerships.
Compared to the discourse on campus before the Med School was established in 1972, there was a notable lack of discussion leading up to the University’s approval of the School of Engineering in 2010.
Provost Mark Schlissel P ’15 discussed tuition increases at last night’s URC forum.
A Providence developer hopes to convert his Brook Street property into a hotel.
The exhibit highlights the John Hay’s extensive collection of manuscripts.
Providence Coffee Roasters co-owner Jevon Chan set up shop on campus two weeks ago. The truck offers fair trade and organic coffee and pastries.