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Articles by Simmi Aujla (97)

Collazo ’91 new liaison to city’s public schools

October 25, 2007 0 comments

Tehani Collazo ’91 wasn’t planning to become the University’s director of education outreach when she traveled to Massachusetts in August for her 20-year high school reunion.

Army and Navy help save Providence’s Russian Sub

October 11, 2007 0 comments

After a storm hit Rhode Island in April, Providence’s only Russian submarine – one of two of its kind in the world – sank. The 300-ft.-long black sub, called Juliett 484, was part of a fleet of Russian subs built at a Polish shipyard in 1964. It had floated in the Providence River for nearly five years before the storm flooded and sank the sub. But come this spring, the sub will be resurrected, with a little help from the U.S. military.

Wickenden Street ramp among structurally deficient RI bridges

September 20, 2007 0 comments

The U.S. Senate last week approved $15.2 million to improve Rhode Island’s bridges in an amendment to a highway bill that would allocate an extra $1 billion to bridges across the nation. About half of Rhode Island’s bridges are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete according to federal standards – of Rhode Island’s 764 bridges, 175 are deficient and about 220 are obsolete.

Q&A with Holbrooke

September 18, 2007 0 comments

On Monday morning, former Herald Editor-in-Chief Richard Holbrooke ’62, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and now a professor-at-large based at the Watson Institute for International Studies, returned to The Herald’s offices at 195 Angell St. to discuss Iraq, his time at Brown and his future plans.

Former U.N. amb. recalls heated times on College Hill

September 18, 2007 0 comments

Richard Holbrooke ’62 said Monday – on his first visit to campus since he was appointed a professor-at-large in February – that he was drawn into a decades-long career in foreign service because of the national and international issues he faced as a Brown student.

U. aims to use Fox Point land to ease parking crunch

September 13, 2007 0 comments

Brown may have made rides on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority free, but University officials are still looking for a place to put the hundreds of cars that come onto campus every morning.

Shanghai owner to open new sushi restaurant in December

September 11, 2007 0 comments

Need more sushi? The owner of Shanghai is opening a new sushi joint across the street from the Asian restaurant on Thayer Street in December.

Gordon ’93 steps down as outreach director

September 6, 2007 0 comments

The University’s first director of education outreach, who in his 16 months at Brown centralized information about the University’s disparate efforts to aid Providence public schools, stepped down last month.

Incarcerated ex-mayor returns to Providence a free man

July 16, 2007 0 comments

Providence’s longest-serving mayor, convicted on federal racketeering conspiracy charges five years ago, was released from a halfway house in Boston June 20.

In memoriam: Arin Adams

May 8, 2007 0 comments

In the fall of 2004, Arin Adams ‘07.5 decided not to turn in a traditional essay for the final project for EL 195: “Seminar in the Teaching of Writing.” Instead, Adams, a Writing Fellow, created “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fellowing a Group Paper.”