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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discussed the cost of living in America and the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in her talk.

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Warren talks economic policy, income inequality

November 8, 2018 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivered the Governor Frank Licht ’38 Lecture Wednesday to a packed audience, where she juxtaposed the lack of economic opportunity in America today against her own middle-class upbringing.

SUGSE updates GSC on unionization election dates

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SUGSE updates GSC on unionization election dates

November 8, 2018 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council received updates on unionization and re-elected President Alastair Tulloch GS and Vice President of Advocacy D’Ondre Swails GS at its third general body meeting of the semester. The council also filled all other board positions and listened to grievance procedure revisions.

At its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening, UCS learned about a new University structure for reporting bias-related incidents.

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UCS briefed on new bias reporting system

November 8, 2018 0 comments

During its weekly general body meeting  Wednesday evening, the Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates on the development of a new bias incident reporting system, to be implemented next semester.

Thayer Street Deli is the second restaurant operated by brothers Franquin, Jose and Arlin Rodezno. The menu offers a wide variety of options, including bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches and home fries.

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Thayer Street Deli replaces pop-up eatery, attracts students

November 8, 2018 0 comments

The Thayer Street Deli opened its doors for the first time Oct. 29, marking a new addition to the array of restaurants and shops that call Thayer Street home. The deli is the third business to hold the 267 Thayer address since August 2017, when UMelt opened its doors, The Herald previously reported.

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.