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Birthright participants ride camels on their trip to Israel this past winter. The program went on as planned despite recent violence in the area.

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Birthright exposes Jews to diverse views on Israel, some ‘problematic’

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Just a week before Brown/RISD Hillel arrived in Israel for Birthright this January, two young Israelis were stabbed in Jerusalem.

Google finds growing number of recruits at Brown

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Google finds growing number of recruits at Brown

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Google’s appearance at Hack@Brown was just one of many ways it garners student interest in its internships and full-time employment opportunities.

Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

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Jump in early admission lowers total acceptance rate

February 9, 2016 0 comments

The University’s early decision acceptance rate continued to climb, jumping to 22 percent from 18.5 percent for the Class of 2017.

Internship search difficult for international students

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Internship search difficult for international students

February 5, 2016 0 comments

Many students have embarked on the summer internship hunt — an endeavor that some international students might find “tricky,” said Sujay Natson ’16.

Paxson releases final diversity, inclusion action plan

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Paxson releases final diversity, inclusion action plan

February 2, 2016 0 comments

The University released a final draft of its $165-million diversity and inclusion action plan Monday.

University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

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University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

January 28, 2016 0 comments

Brown has secured a two-year permit from the Providence Zoning Board of Review to replace seven residential structures with temporary parking on Brook St.

New year brings changes to Thayer’s restaurant scene

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New year brings changes to Thayer’s restaurant scene

January 27, 2016 0 comments

Over the past month, Thayer Street eateries SnoTea Caffè and Skewers have closed, with SnoTea closed permanently.

Brown admits 22 percent of early applicants

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Brown admits 22 percent of early applicants

December 10, 2015 0 comments

The University admitted 22 percent of its early decision applicants to the class of 2020, marking the largest early decision class in recent years.

Herald poll reveals 4.1 percent of students have sold illegal drugs

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Herald poll reveals 4.1 percent of students have sold illegal drugs

December 4, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2015 Student Poll

Approximately 4.1 percent of undergraduates have sold illegal drugs for profit, according to a poll conducted by The Herald last month.

Over 10 percent of students have been cheated on, poll reveals

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Over 10 percent of students have been cheated on, poll reveals

December 4, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2015 Student Poll

Approximately 8 percent of undergraduates have cheated on a significant other, and about 13 percent have been cheated on by a significant other.