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Articles by Jake Comer (42)

Bears confident in experienced defensive lineup

September 11, 2012 0 comments

With a defense ranked first in the Ivy League in yards against last season, the returning squad will have a lot to live up to this fall. Head Coach Phil Estes spoke confidently of the veteran players who will fill many of the Bears’ defensive positions, adding that inexperience among the linebackers is an exception to the rest of the squad.

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Campus ROTC office gains favor

December 5, 2011 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2011 Student Poll

While faculty and students remain divided over the University’s policy on the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, many community members said they are in favor of the formation of the office for ROTC called for by the Corporation at its October meeting.

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Goldman cancels campus event

December 5, 2011 0 comments

Following Occupy Harvard’s protest of a Goldman Sachs recruiting event Nov. 28, the firm canceled an information session for Brown students scheduled for last night. Hours before the event was scheduled to begin, the firm replaced its planned function at the CareerLAB with a webinar. The firm denied the move was made in response to the recent protests.

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Advisory committee heavy on hard sciences

November 2, 2011 0 comments

Though the Presidential Selection Campus Advisory Committee — meant to reflect the University’s diversity ­— achieves balance among genders and ethnicities, only one representative from the humanities sits on the 13-person committee.

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Global Health Initiative seeks permanent home

October 25, 2011 0 comments

Faculty leaders of the Global Health Initiative, a University-wide effort to combat health inequalities locally and internationally, are preparing a proposal to upgrade the initiative to a permanent center.

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Teams rejoice, prepare to fundraise after announcement

October 17, 2011 0 comments

Moments after President Ruth Simmons released her response to the Athletics Review Committee Report yesterday, men’s fencing captain Andrew Pintea’s ’12 phone started buzzing. Though he was in a meeting, he left to see what the texting frenzy was about. “I had to check immediately,” he said.

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In shift, Simmons says $2M could save ski teams

October 13, 2011 0 comments

With the Corporation set to decide the fate of Brown’s skiing, fencing and wrestling programs by the end of next week, the threatened teams are making final efforts to increase their likelihood of survival.

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Lagos looks to the future of democracy

October 3, 2011 0 comments

Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos hesitated to have his picture taken in his small, bright office in the Watson Institute for International Studies. Wearing slacks and a white button-down, but without a coat and tie, he worried he might not look presidential enough.

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Undergrads give high marks to academics

September 26, 2011 0 comments

A majority of students rate their educational experience at Brown as “excellent,” according to the 2011 enrolled student survey, whose findings were released Thursday. Two thirds of all undergraduates participated in the confidential electronic survey, which the Office of Institutional Research kept open for three weeks last spring.

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Campus kicks off Year of China celebration

September 13, 2011 0 comments

While most of Providence was still asleep yesterday morning, people across China were celebrating the arrival of the full moon and the festival it announces with dancing, theater, storytelling and pastries called mooncakes.

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