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William Zhou ’20 (right) was elected UCS president Thursday night with 50.1 percent of the vote. Zhou currently serves as UCS vice president.

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Zhou ’20 elected UCS president

March 22, 2019 0 comments

William Zhou ’20 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Julian De Georgia ’20 was chosen as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections.

Stars, film industry leaders to grace campus during IFF

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Stars, film industry leaders to grace campus during IFF

March 22, 2019 0 comments

As Hollywood embraces social change through movements like Time’s Up, those same shifting tides will bring young, diverse and empowering stars to the University’s campus as part of the annual Ivy Film Festival Apr. 8-14.

BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

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BrownTogether reaches $2 billion milestone

March 22, 2019 0 comments

The University’s BrownTogether fundraising campaign recently surpassed a $2 billion fundraising milestone in its push to reach $3 billion by 2022.

Community mourns Christchurch victims

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Community mourns Christchurch victims

March 22, 2019 0 comments

Members of the Brown community gathered on the Main Green together under the night sky Thursday, candles lit in their hands, to mourn the Muslims who were killed during the New Zealand shooting last week.

Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

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Trump issues executive order to protect campus free speech

March 22, 2019 0 comments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday afternoon designed to protect “free inquiry” on college campuses, which supporters have called a victory for free speech and opponents have criticized for government overreach.

President Christina Paxson speaks in front of the Brown University Community Council members about the recent admissions scandal.

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Paxson speaks on national admissions scandal

March 21, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 assured community members that the University was not involved in the national college admissions scandal during yesterday’s Brown University Community Council Meeting.

Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

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Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

March 21, 2019 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo reached a deal last Friday to extend the state’s contract with consulting firm and private contractor Deloitte to maintain oversight of RI Bridges, Rhode Island’s recently updated public-benefits computer system, previously known as the United Health Infrastructure Project.

The University's Advancement Office facilitated meetings between faculty and prospective students, some of whom were also Brown trustee referrals, according to emails reviewed by The Herald.

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Advancement Office arranges meetings between faculty, certain prospective students

March 21, 2019 0 comments

For at least two decades, the Advancement Office has facilitated one-on-one meetings between faculty and certain prospective students, occasionally asking faculty members to contribute notes to the students’ admission files, according to emails reviewed by The Herald.

Card deck aims to solve R.I. cold cases

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Card deck aims to solve R.I. cold cases

March 21, 2019 0 comments

In a new deck of playing cards that aims to solve Rhode Island’s cold cases, the four traditional suits have a new twist — each card features red text with the words “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE.”

This new location of Chase Bank on 234 Thayer Street will be the third bank, along with Santander and Citizen's Bank, that will be easily accessible for students living on and nearby campus.

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New businesses move into space formerly occupied by Café Paragon

March 21, 2019 0 comments

The Ocean State’s first Chase Bank is coming to Thayer this summer — but that’s not all. In the space formerly occupied by Café Paragon, Brown students will have access to all their basic needs…