No description available.

Articles by Franklin Kanin (57)

Bear follows father’s footsteps

February 4, 2008 0 comments

In 1991, the New York Giants won the Super Bowl with a DeOssie on their team. Last night, history repeated itself as veteran Brown football player Zak DeOssie ’07, the Giants’ long snapper, won Super Bowl XLII.

Bear fills Giant shoes

February 4, 2008 0 comments

Zak DeOssie ’07 will take to the field as a long snapper for the New York Giants, who face off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.

Environmental concerns top the agenda for UCS

December 6, 2007 0 comments

At a time when celebrities race to “go green” and push to get environmental issues placed on the national agenda, the Undergraduate Council of Students has put carbon neutrality and other environmental topics among its priorities. This semester, UCS has worked to get the University to focus on carbon neutrality and environmental preservation.

More students use marijuana than tobacco, poll finds

December 3, 2007 0 comments

Anyone who has walked through Wriston Quadrangle on a Saturday night would not be surprised that a recent Herald poll found that over three-fourths of undergraduates had consumed alcohol in the past month and that over 80 percent reported using some substance.

Curriculum requirements are off-limits for Task Force, Bergeron says

November 26, 2007 0 comments

Before packing their bags to head home for Thanksgiving, some students made a pit stop at Marcuvitz Auditorium in the Sidney Frank Hall for Life Sciences last Monday night to meet with members of the Task Force on Undergraduate Education, where discussion focused on the troubled state of undergraduate advising.

Armed suspects rob student

November 26, 2007 0 comments

A male student was robbed at the intersection of Hope and Waterman Streets early Saturday morning, according to a campus-wide e-mail sent by the Department of Public Safety later that morning.

Students express lackadaisical confidence in UCS

November 19, 2007 0 comments

“That’s the Undergraduate Council of Students, right?” responded Shaun Verch ’11 when asked his opinion of UCS. “Yeah, I haven’t really heard a lot about it.” Verch isn’t alone. A recent Herald poll found that while 39.

University News

Students favor Obama, Herald poll finds

November 13, 2007 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

Brown undergraduates overwhelmingly favor Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in the 2008 presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted last week.

Frisc takes home the gold – twice

November 9, 2007 0 comments

Students may complain about the aesthetics of campus libraries, but the Friedman Study Center in the Sciences Library can now defend its design as a “Trend Setter” with “High Marks” in Rhode Island Monthly’s 13th annual Design Awards.

UCS votes to increase student activities fee by $54

November 8, 2007 0 comments

After a heated dispute over parliamentary procedure, the Undergraduate Council of Students voted last night to recommend that the University Resources Committee increase the student activities fee by $54.