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Grad student journal to foster LGBTQ+ community

April 24, 2018 0 comments

This September will see the release of the inaugural issue of Undone: A Legacy of Queer (Re)imaginings.

During the event, five individuals discussed the merits of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The event was moderated by a student journalist who took the course INTL 1802W: “International Journalism.”

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University hosts event to discuss unpredictable future of DACA program

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Five individuals in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program spoke about living without documentation and their uncertain futures at an event titled “‘DACA is Dead’ — Young Immigrants in Conversation with Student Journalists” Monday evening.

While the final round of the College Championship aired Friday, Gaur has had to keep his victory a secret since the episode’s taping in March.

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Gaur ’21 wins ‘Jeopardy!’ Championship

April 22, 2018 0 comments

In a gripping final round that aired Friday, April 21, Dhruv Gaur ’21 was crowned the “Jeopardy!” College Championship grand prize winner, taking home $100,000.

Wendy Davis talks abortion rights, value of empathy

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Wendy Davis talks abortion rights, value of empathy

April 22, 2018 0 comments

State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-TX, began her speech at a reproductive justice event Saturday afternoon with an impassioned message about personal stories and the “power of empathy” to break down political barriers.

Esther Adler spoke at Brown-RISD Hillel Sunday to commemorate Yom Hashoa, or Holocaust Memorial Day. Adler escaped Nazi Germany at the age of 15.

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Holocaust survivor discusses life story in Nazi Germany

April 22, 2018 0 comments

At 94 years old, Esther Adler stepped out from behind a podium that was almost as tall as she was to speak at Brown-RISD Hillel Sunday night. The first thing she said to an almost entirely filled room was that she doesn’t really like to refer to herself as a survivor of the Holocaust.

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

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Med students organize road race for asthma camp

April 20, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday, members of the Providence community will lose their breath running up Hope Street so that young Rhode Islanders can catch theirs.

102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

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102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

April 20, 2018 0 comments

One hundred and two members of the class of 2018 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society April 10, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an e-mail to The Herald.

Student panelists at a town hall shared their experiences with mental health resources on campus. They called for increased transparency and access and emphasized the importance of continuous improvement.

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Students talk mental health at town hall

April 20, 2018 0 comments

At a mental health town hall yesterday, five student panelists praised reforms to mental health and disability services on campus while also vocalizing their discontent with a continued lack of transparency and systemic limits to resource accessibility.

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Non-Brown, Pro-Israel group stirs controversy

April 20, 2018 0 comments

Tensions rose on campus last week when a non-Brown-affiliated, pro-Israel group allegedly harassed students outside the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center.

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Activist talks nuances of Black Lives Matter

April 20, 2018 0 comments

The speaker’s black t-shirt matched his baseball cap. The shirt read “UNARMED CIVILIAN.”