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Articles by Maggie Livingstone (55)

Alum startup caters to consumers’ tastes

Arts & Culture

Alum startup caters to consumers’ tastes

November 11, 2012 0 comments

“What are you in the market for?” NMRKT (pronounced in-market), a startup website founded by Julia Jacobson ’07, focuses on this question.

Arts & Culture

Concert features Baroque masters

November 5, 2012 0 comments

The Brown University Chorus transported nearly 200 audience members in Sayles Hall back in time to the Baroque Era through a concert this Friday that incorporated the music of Orlando di Lasso, Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Telemann. 

Arts & Culture

WPC event promotes safe space through arts

October 14, 2012 0 comments

Guitar strums, harmonious voices, stomping and snaps echoed from Alumnae Hall Friday night during the fifth annual Strong, Sexy Words, an event sponsored by the Women Peer Counselor program. Organized by Elisa Glubok ’14 and approximately 12 other WPCs, the event mixed scheduled performances by various student groups and open mic participants from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design. 

University News

Grants to support interdisciplinary work

October 11, 2012 0 comments

A competitive seed grant program, which will fund faculty research through a grant of up to $10,000, was announced at the beginning of this month by the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. The grants are intended to encourage research centered on gender, sexuality, race and class, though the grants could go to research in other fields, said Deborah Weinstein, assistant director of the Pembroke Center.

Higher Ed, Metro

Nine years later, site of nightclub fire memorialized

October 4, 2012 0 comments

Raymond Villanova, owner of the property that formerly housed the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, voluntarily signed the land’s deed over to the Station Fire Memorial Foundation Sept. 28. The nightclub burned down in 2003 after pyrotechnics ignited the building, killing 100 people and injuring hundreds more.

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