Luigi Dibiasio, Jackie Wilson and Supervisor O are among 40 shuttle drivers that bus students around campus late at night. A long-time driver, Dibiasio takes the extra early-morning shift out of a fatherly sense of duty.

Arts & Culture

Evening shuttle drivers share diverse stories, care for students

April 28, 2016 0 comments

It was 12:30 a.m. when the red and white University van pulled up to the curb to meet two eager students.

Providence in six maps

Graphics, Metro

Providence in six maps

October 6, 2015 0 comments

Population demographics vary drastically across the city’s 25 neighborhoods.

Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

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Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

April 2, 2015 0 comments
Many students rely on social media for job networking and entrepreneurial efforts, but the addictive nature of the sites has led others to deactivate.

Unplugged: Students opt out of social media

October 21, 2014 0 comments

In high school, Shane Fischbach ’15, like the vast majority of his peers, checked his Facebook incessantly.

Painting took a backseat to history while Abbott Gleason taught at Brown. Since Gleason’s Parkinson’s diagnosis, his works have become more abstract and free-flowing, mirroring the jazz music he loves.

University News

Trading the pen for the paintbrush

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Art became a way for Abbott Gleason to remain connected to both Brown and the community.

Students tweet their way to online accolades

October 14, 2014 1 comment

@GuyInYourMFA often quotes some of his “work,” describes an idea for an upcoming novel or remarks on one of his many struggles as a privileged white male.

University News

Student-run businesses create alternative campus jobs

October 10, 2014 0 comments

By setting up service-based businesses, students can work according to their own schedule while pursuing their own interests.

University admission officer Matthew Price poses with “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek. Price appeared in two episodes last month, winning in the episode that aired Sept. 19.

University News

Brunonia for $1,000: Community members compete on ‘Jeopardy!’

October 7, 2014 0 comments

The first step in qualifying to compete on “Jeopardy!” is an online test in which trivia lovers answer 50 questions, with 15 seconds allotted for each one.

Secret keepers: Looking inside Brown’s online anonymous communities

Secret keepers: Looking inside Brown’s online anonymous communities

October 3, 2014 1 comment

Kiki Tapiero ’17 was scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed when she noticed a post: “Hearing people snap their approval of things makes me nauseous.”

University News

Letters unsigned, but sealed and delivered

September 30, 2014 2 comments

The Brown Pen Pals are dedicated to keeping the fleeting art of letter writing alive.