Led by first-years, Beard Appreciation Society sprouts first hairs

January 24, 2014 6 comments

To Elliot Grossman ’17, facial hair is a science.

Jessi and Nikki Haddad ‘16, both PLME students, are among the pairs of twins who attend Brown together.

Two of a kind: Twins descend on College Hill in tandem

December 6, 2013 1 comment

For twins that come to Brown together, navigating college poses unique challenges.

Late on arrival: Transfers adjust to U. life

December 4, 2013 0 comments

Transfer students seek alternative communities, academic experiences and post-grad opportunities.

Aiming to serve, peer advising options evolve

December 3, 2013 0 comments

Today’s Meiklejohn Peer Advising Program has roots in earlier groups such as the Sphinx Club.

Sook Kim P’01 and her son, Hyun Kim ’01, co-own Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ. Hyun Kim balances his work with an overseas job for the United Nations.

Foot traffic and culinary culture draw food trucks to Thayer Street

December 2, 2013 1 comment

Truck owners described lives of mobile adventure and connections with student customers.

MCM at Brown: decoding an abstract concentration

MCM at Brown: decoding an abstract concentration

November 22, 2013 2 comments

Brown’s MCM department inspires curiosity and passion on one end and confusion or even vehemence on the other.

BRYTE unites refugees, student tutors

November 21, 2013 0 comments

The tutors aim to help local families with language skills while building relationships.

The Whiskey Republic’s 2011 renovation cleaned up the bar, but students still complain about the crowd.

Fish Co. to WhisCo: Local bar upgrades weeknight thrills

November 17, 2013 3 comments

The Whiskey Republic has moved past the storied debauchery of the Fish Company.

Thayer businesses come and go as trends, students pass through

November 15, 2013 0 comments

A site for youth revelry, Thayer has developed a reciprocal relationship with Brown students.

The Avon rarely shows blockbusters, instead supporting independent films that patrons said lend themselves to coffee shop discussions afterward.

Arts & Culture

Avon fills niche as East Side independent film mecca

November 15, 2013 0 comments

The family-owned cinema this year celebrated its 75th anniversary as a cultural gathering place.