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The co-presidents of the Brown Republicans, Julian Haag ’20 and Nick Guarino ’20, look on as the midterm election results from the Indiana senate race flash on the screen.

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Students watch election with caution, optimism

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Brown students gathered to watch the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections as the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their majority in the Senate.

After working in the alumni office from 1989 to 1996,  Shaindlin returns to the University as vice president of alumni relations.

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Shaindlin ’86 appointed vice president of alumni relations

November 7, 2018 0 comments

The University named Andrew Shaindlin ’86 as the next vice president of alumni relations effective Dec. 3. In this position, Shaindlin will be responsible for managing and leading the alumni office and acting as the liaison between the University and the Brown Alumni Association.

University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

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University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

November 7, 2018 0 comments

The University revoked and altered its “pencil press” media policy for Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-MA, speech today after receiving criticism from local publications and community members.

The event featured visual artist Julio Salgado (left), poet and writer Yosimar Reyes (middle) and DJ Sizzle Fantastic (right).

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Undocumented artists display resistance

November 7, 2018 0 comments

On Tuesday night, three artists took the stage at the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center for a frank and informal discussion about the joys and challenges of being undocumented.

Professor of Philosophy Lewis Gordon (left) and Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies R.A. Judy (right) reflected on 1968 at an event Friday.

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Symposium examines, reflects on activism of 1968

November 4, 2018 0 comments

Last week, the Department of Africana Studies held a two-day symposium to examine the legacy of political activism that took place around the world during 1968, including the black student walkout that occurred at Brown fifty years ago.

Kelly Rogers MPP ’12 spoke about her experience in General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s ’06 office and her hope to pursue an MBA.

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Deputy treasurer discusses career following Brown

October 31, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Island Deputy Treasurer Kelly Rogers visited the Watson Institute of Public Affairs Wednesday afternoon to talk to students about her experiences in politics after her time at Brown.

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UCS considers peer, administrative mediation initiatives

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed a social justice mediation and facilitation program and heard from University ombudsperson Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

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Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the sun set, community members held each other close and lit candles, sharing light during a vigil in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania.

OIED hires Erin DeBobes as new assistant VP

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OIED hires Erin DeBobes as new assistant VP

October 30, 2018 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity named Erin DeBobes as its new assistant vice president in early September, according an announcement on Today@Brown.

The student council will be comprised of individuals nominated from various student groups and identity centers across campus.

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New Student Equity and Diversity Council announced

October 30, 2018 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity recently announced its intention to create a new Student Equity and Diversity Council, which will bring student perspectives to the office’s efforts to advance its institutional mission, wrote Shontay Delalue, vice president of OIED, in a community-wide email Oct. 16.