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Articles by Sarah Wang (31)

Mountain School overrepresented in admissions

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Mountain School overrepresented in admissions

March 1, 2017 0 comments

When most students step on Brown’s campus for the first time as first years, they might know at most a handful of people, if any at all.

Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

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Panel talks Trump, refugee crisis

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Discussion on the power of fear, historical contextualization and the importance of activism dominated the panel.

U. files amicus brief in response to immigration ban

February 14, 2017 0 comments

The University joined to file an amicus brief arguing that President Trump’s executive order on immigration obstructs the universities’ academic missions.

U. makes efforts to expand veteran admissions

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U. makes efforts to expand veteran admissions

February 6, 2017 0 comments

The University has implemented a number of measures to increase veteran admittance as current student veterans continue to build a community on campus.

U. aims to reduce burden of summer earnings

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U. aims to reduce burden of summer earnings

February 2, 2017 0 comments

The University’s Summer Earnings Expectation is a continuous topic of debate on campus.

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U. to add HBO, HBOGO to Philo television service

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Students will soon be able to access HBO and dozens of other channels in high definition as a result of updates to the University’s TV/DVR system, Philo.

Onna Moniz-John’s mobile museum showcases artifacts of black history collected over nearly 40 years and draws attention to modern injustices.

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Mobile museum of black history stops at State House

November 16, 2016 0 comments

East Providence resident Onna Moniz-John kicked off a seven-stop tour of her exhibit, “Mobile Museum of Black Artifacts,” at the R.I. State House Nov. 10.

Comfort speaking in class varies with gender, ethnicity

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Comfort speaking in class varies with gender, ethnicity

November 3, 2016 0 comments

For many students, speaking up in class can prove an uncomfortable task, despite the fact that most classes at Brown factor participation into final grades.

Liz Canner’s ’91 documentary started out as some footage on Vivus and soon turned into a full-fledged film questioning the company’s motives.

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‘Orgasm Inc.’ investigates motives of pharmaceutical industry

October 19, 2016 0 comments

Oct. 14 moving.media@brown screened “Orgasm Inc.,” a 2009 documentary directed by filmmaker Liz Canner ’91.

Prompted by state policy, reduced lead levels lead to higher test scores

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Prompted by state policy, reduced lead levels lead to higher test scores

October 18, 2016 0 comments

Reducing children’s lead levels can lead to significant positive effects on test scores, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper.