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For those who know, UCS approval high

November 11, 2009 0 comments

More than 40 percent of students said they had no opinion of the job that the Undergraduate Council of Students is doing, while almost half said they approved of UCS’ job, according to a recent Herald poll.

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Activities fee increase proposed to UCS

October 29, 2009 0 comments

A resolution proposed to the Undergraduate Council of Students last night would seek to raise the student activities fee by $8.

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UCS approves first Category S group

October 22, 2009 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved the first Category S student group to cheers and applause at their general body meeting Wednesday night.

UCS discusses agenda, H1N1, advising, at meeting

October 1, 2009 0 comments

Meeting for the first time in their new home in the new Blue Room, members of the Undergraduate Council of Students outlined their main goals for the semester Wednesday night. Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron and Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services Margaret Klawunn updated council members on campus life initiatives.

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Looking at health care one president at a time

September 20, 2009 0 comments

If he wants to successfully pass health care reform, President Obama should move quickly and disregard his economic advisers. So says Professor of Political Science James Morone, author of a recent book on past presidents and their pushes for change.

‘Sexiest’ alum returns to Brown theater

December 1, 2008 0 comments

While many of their classmates had already cleared campus, over a hundred students gathered in Stuart Theater on Tuesday to hear the words of wisdom of John Krasinski ’02, star of the hit NBC comedy “The Office.” “Be confident,” Krasinski told the students, acknowledging that his words sound cliche.

King House frosh move on and away

November 10, 2008 0 comments

At 8 a.m. on a Wednesday morning early last month, movers knocked on William Trinh ’12 and Greg Bergeron’s ’12 dorm room in King House. They were there to move Trinh and Bergeron, two of the eight freshmen who were placed in King House due to a shortage in housing, to a traditional freshman unit in Bronson House.

Segall ’01, other alums facing tough battles for Congress

October 15, 2008 0 comments

While on the campaign trail for the U.S. House, Josh Segall ’01 occasionally carries around with him a beat-up pair of gym shorts that were mailed to him by an old Brown classmate. The shorts, which his Brown classmate used to wear while running, were made in an Alabama plant that is now shut down.

After the audition, a cappella groups court new members

September 23, 2008 0 comments

Late last Thursday night, an excited group of seven girls crept quietly down a hallway on Pembroke Campus.

University plans to make safe sex coin-operated

September 10, 2008 0 comments

A new vending machine in Faunce House will soon cater to students’ late-night cravings for more than just the munchies. In the next two weeks, a vending machine containing condoms, dental dams, lube and latex gloves will be installed in the gender-neutral bathroom on the second floor of Faunce in order to provide students with 24-hour access to contraception, Health Educator Naomi Ninneman said.

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