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Articles by Franklin Kanin (57)

A campus mainstay, Trolleys soon to leave this station

April 18, 2008 0 comments

Last Saturday, during Spring Weekend, students saw Umphrey’s McGee, M.I.A. and Girl Talk make their Brown debuts. But just before those artists played their first concerts at Brown, a homegrown band played one of its last.

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Aid money, advising split student opinion

March 18, 2008 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

The overwhelming majority of undergraduates support the University’s new financial aid policy, a recent Herald poll found.

Bergeron leaves desk for chanting

March 13, 2008 0 comments

Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron has given numerous speeches at convocations, events and forums. But last night in the Grant Recital Hall, the music professor sang a different tune – literally. Bergeron was one of eight musicians who performed the music of Richard Felciano in an event supported by the Department of Music and the Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments program.

UCS votes Lester ’11 onto exec board

March 7, 2008 0 comments

At the general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students last night, one student was voted onto the executive board while another was voted off a task force.

Online service Essaybay lures athletes

March 5, 2008 0 comments

Athletes make up almost half of students who purchase essays online from EssayBay.com and most do so with the approval of their coaches, according to a study conducted by the custom essay site.

Dean of the College receives advising funds

February 28, 2008 0 comments

At the meeting of the University’s highest governing body last weekend, the Corporation endorsed the suggestion to increase the budget of the Office of the Dean of the College by $550,000.

These guys meat for fun, make dough too

February 22, 2008 0 comments

Walking down George Street, students might notice a red Chevy Suburban parked near the Sharpe Refectory. It bears slogans and bumper stickers like “M.E.A.T.: Mankind Eating Animals Together” and a picture of a whale with a harpoon through its side.

M.I.A., Lupe Fiasco to headline Spring Weekend

February 20, 2008 0 comments

Spring Weekend will be headlined by rapper Lupe Fiasco and Sri Lankan music sensation M.I.A., the Brown Concert Agency announced today. Mashup artist Girl Talk, cardigan-wearing indie rock darlings Vampire Weekend and the progressive rock jam band Umphrey’s McGee will also perform.

Med School gift still more about ‘impact’ than cash

February 19, 2008 0 comments

Just over a year ago millionaire entrepreneur Warren Alpert gave $100 million to the Medical School – one of the two largest donations in Brown’s history.

U. considering flat housing rate

February 14, 2008 0 comments

Gabriel Heymann ’10 lives in his Barbour apartment with two suitemates, and just like many other residents on campus, he has a personal area with a bed, shelves and a desk. But unlike some other rooms, his apartment comes with a bathroom and kitchen, and for those additions he pays $1,108 more for his room than students who live in rooms without those features.