Shira Buchsbaum is currently a Senior Staff Writer covering University Hall for The Herald. She's also a member of Brown Storytellers and an avid free-food eater at Hillel. Shira will likely concentrate in English but spends a lot of time staring at Banner questioning her ambitions. You won't find her out of her room on the weekends because why socialize when you can watch "When Harry Met Sally" by yourself for the 17th time?

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Brown reshapes communications strategy

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Brown reshapes communications strategy

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Nov. 1 marked 18 months since Vice President for Communications Cass Cliatt arrived at Brown and helped form the Office of University Communications.

The Brown University Community Coalition’s Tuesday meeting reviewed  the Title IX Office’s 2015-2016 report and campus education efforts.

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BUCC meeting covers Title IX Office updates

October 19, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Community Coalition discussed the implementation of the Sexual Assault Task Force’s recommendations.

University officials presented updates on recent developments in a BUCC meeting Tuesday afternoon in the Kasper Multipurpose Room.

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BUCC addresses diversity, inclusion efforts

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Community Council met Tuesday for the first time this semester to discuss new projects and receive updates on major University affairs.

U. prepares for NEASC accreditation after decade

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U. prepares for NEASC accreditation after decade

September 27, 2016 0 comments

This semester, the University is gearing up for its reaccreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

More than 40 people gathered in the Faunce Memorial Room Thursday evening to discuss bi+ sexual identities and how to augment their visibility.

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LGBTQ Center event promotes nuanced view of bisexuality

September 23, 2016 0 comments

“Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard that bisexuality is a phase,” Robyn Ochs began her presentation.

U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

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U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’17 announced the new “Reaffirming University Values: Campus Dialogue and Discourse” event series coming to campus this year.

President Christina Paxson P’19 addresses a crowd of first-years, transfers, Alpert Medical School students and parents gathered on the Main Green at the University’s 253rd annual convocation.

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Convocation speakers defend free expression

September 7, 2016 0 comments

Under looming clouds, new students celebrated the opening of the University’s 253rd academic year on the Main Green Tuesday.

Some students choose to exit the Brown bubble and spend their time outside of academics engaging with the Providence community.

Committed to the community

May 26, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2016

Many Brown students enjoy venturing off of College Hill and engaging with the greater Providence community.

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

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Years of activism shape Paxson administration

April 28, 2016 0 comments

Administrators nationwide have grappled with addressing the demands of students calling for increased support regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

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Lonsdale to speak at Brown EP event despite student concerns

April 18, 2016 0 comments

Brown Entrepreneurship Program will sponsor a speaking engagement April 21 featuring Joe Lonsdale, who was accused of sexual assault at Stanford University.