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U. to require vendors to follow labor standards

March 3, 2014 0 comments

President Paxson announced that the U. will require all its vendors manufacturing apparel in Bangladesh to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety.

Nirupama Rao, former Indian ambassador to the United States, talked about gender bias and economic conflict in a conversation Tuesday.

University News

Former ambassador speaks on China-India relations

February 5, 2014 16 comments

“India has the promise, has the potential,” said Nirupama Rao, the former Indian ambassador to the United States, in a conversation Tuesday.

Mayor Angel Taveras is currently running almost $2 million behind his opponent Gina Raimando in fundraising.

Metro

Democratic hopefuls back ‘People’s Pledge’

January 30, 2014 0 comments

Campaign finance politics are taking center stage as two of the leading Democratic candidates speak out against super Political Action Committees.

University News

U. carbon emissions down 30.6 percent

November 25, 2013 0 comments

The U. has exceeded its benchmark of a 22 percent drop, according to a recent report

Profs, students evaluate summer online nonfiction course

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Profs, students evaluate summer online nonfiction course

October 17, 2013 1 comment

Some students said they participated more in the online format than in traditional classes.

Gemini serves up Eurasian fusion, from blintzes to pad thai

Arts & Culture

Gemini serves up Eurasian fusion, from blintzes to pad thai

September 20, 2013 0 comments

The recently opened restaurant’s menu offers both classic and adventurous options.

Students repeatedly rallied to protest Brown’s investment in coal companies, and the Corporation will vote on divestment in October.

Features

Activists promote divestment throughout U.’s history

September 16, 2013 5 comments

Students have rallied for divestment on issues including apartheid, tobacco and coal.

The state repealed the sales tax to prevent Rhode Island’s liquor stores from losing business to Massachussets’ lower liquor prices.

Metro

R.I. to eliminate sales tax on wine and liquor

September 5, 2013 0 comments

The state will raise the excise tax on alcohol, affecting wholesalers and liquor store owners.

Students from the class of 2013 graduated in a chilly but cheerful ceremony, hearing speeches about academic opportunities at Brown and the refusal to fail.

University News

U. awards 2,419 degrees in Paxson’s first commencement

May 27, 2013 0 comments

Speakers called on graduates to pursue their passions and to ‘engage with the future.’

Metro

State challenges DOMA constitutionality

March 21, 2013 0 comments

R.I. joins 14 states to oppose the law, which withholds federal marriage benefits from same-sex couples.