Mia is a sophomore and Arts and Culture editor who hails from Atlanta. When she’s not at the Herald or contemplating what to concentrate in, she enjoys jumping on trampolines, listening to the Nutcracker, and eating jelly beans, though rarely simultaneously. She dreams of one day learning how to embroider.

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Headstone brings recognition to Sissieretta Jones, pioneering black opera singer

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Headstone brings recognition to Sissieretta Jones, pioneering black opera singer

June 8, 2018 0 comments

Though black opera singer and Providence native Sissieretta Jones was the highest paid black performer of her time, she passed away in relative obscurity 85 years ago, leaving an unmarked grave. This weekend, bookstore Stages of Freedom will change that.

Greek and Chilean street art adorns campus

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Greek and Chilean street art adorns campus

June 3, 2018 0 comments

Students who frequent the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs may have noticed the addition of two black vinyl tape lines running parallel in a geometric pattern across the side of the building’s staircase.

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Arts & Culture Roundup, April 12

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Join critically acclaimed Seattle-based poet, essayist and performer Sarah Galvin at the McCormack Family Theater Thursday at 5:30 p.m. as she reads from her work as part of the Writers On Writing Reading Series.

John Krasinski ’01 stepped out of his comfort zone to direct his horror film “A Quiet Place.” Krasinski stars in the film, which features the struggles of a family in an apocalyptic world,  with his wife, actress Emily Blunt.

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A conversation with John Krasinski ’01

April 5, 2018 0 comments

For nearly a decade, John Krasinski ’01 was best known for his role as Dunder Mifflin paper salesman Jim Halpert on the NBC comedy “The Office,” playing pranks on Dwight and staring down the camera with a knowing expression and a charming shrug.

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Arts and Culture Roundup, April 4

April 3, 2018 0 comments

Ivy Film Festival 2018 The Ivy Film Festival, one of the nation’s largest student-organized annual film festivals, will launch its 17th installment Monday. The keynote event will take place April 9 in Salomon 101 from 6 to 8 p.m. and will consist of a screening of “#TAKEMEANYWHERE” and an accompanying […]

U. groups spread sexual health awareness

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U. groups spread sexual health awareness

December 3, 2017 0 comments

As rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Rhode Island hit a 10-year high, Brown student groups are working toward spreading sexual health awareness.

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Community mourns death of grad student

November 30, 2017 0 comments

Travis Johnson GS, a student enrolled in the Brown/Trinity Master’s of Fine Arts in Acting program, died.

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Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

One of Hasbro’s priorities was making the toy pets look and act as realistic as possible, including tapered whiskers, purring and randomized responses to petting. The animatronics currently sell for around $100.

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University professors, Hasbro Inc. to collaborate on creating robotic pets

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Hasbro will be collaborating with the University’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative to advance realistic robotic pet assistants for the elderly.

Margaret Hamilton, one of the women represented in the new Lego set, worked as a programmer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and created software for the Apollo Space program.

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New Lego set celebrates women in NASA

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Today, young girls who dream of becoming astronauts or space scientists will be able to literally hold their futures in the palms of their hands.

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