Shira Buchsbaum is a Senior Reporter covering sexual assault, rape culture, and misconduct policy on Brown's campus. In her free time, she listens to curated Spotify playlists and podcasts with off-putting titles. Ask her about her coloring books.

Articles by Shira Buchsbaum (31)

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.

Tink impresses the audience with hits “Million” and “Ratchet Commadments,” setting the stage for the night’s headliner Fetty Wap.

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Tinashe, Mac DeMarco highlights of Spring Weekend

April 18, 2016 0 comments

Spring Weekend kicked off Friday evening with clear skies, minimal wind and Funkinevil DJ-ing as students in the line stretching down George Street.

Sexual assault survivor, alum tells story in new book

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Sexual assault survivor, alum tells story in new book

April 12, 2016 0 comments

On his sixth night at Brown, Andrew Brown ’15 was sexually assaulted.

Brown grads among most likely to pursue nonprofit work

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Brown grads among most likely to pursue nonprofit work

March 25, 2016 0 comments

Brown graduates enter the nonprofit sector at higher rates than graduates from peer institutions, according to data from the CareerLAB.

Voters show support for driving privileges bill

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Voters show support for driving privileges bill

March 17, 2016 0 comments

Over 100 Rhode Islanders gathered at a Statehouse hearing Tuesday evening.

Emmy-winning actress Viola Davis spoke in Salomon Center yesterday in an event sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board. She said coming to Brown was a “dream come true” after growing up in Central Falls, RI.

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Viola Davis brings crowd to tears

March 1, 2016 0 comments

Students rushed the stage as Viola Davis left Salomon Center after her presentation, sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board, Monday evening.

Researchers claim the namesake of a professorship — Hans Rothfels — was an early Hitler supporter. Rothfels worked as a substitute lecturer in Brown’s history department during and after World War II.

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Professorship name stirs polarizing views

February 17, 2016 0 comments

Brown has honored complicated figures — one of which has recently garnered attention over accusations that he was a Hitler supporter.