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The alumni interview program is responsible for more than 30,000 annual interviews conducted by 9,000 interviewers. Management of the program recently shifted from Alumni Relations to the Office of Admissions.

Alumni interview guidelines hard to uphold

September 23, 2016 0 comments

In February, then-high school senior Matt Sarafa posted a YouTube video recounting a disturbing interaction with his Brown alumni interviewer.

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Resources for women’s health vary across R.I. colleges

September 23, 2016 0 comments

Collegiate health centers are oftentimes the first stop for undergraduate women and female-sexed students seeking sexual and reproductive medical care.

At the Watson Institute Thursday, Political Science Professor Wendy Schiller discussed how each candidate has handled the presidential election.

Blyth, Schiller compare candidates’ rhetoric

September 23, 2016 0 comments

The event touched on a number of topics including foreign diplomacy, domestic policy, and how both candidates are not ideal in the eyes of many Americans.

Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

September 23, 2016 0 comments

As the new school year gets into full swing, students are beginning to settle into their new dorms on campus.

More than 40 people gathered in the Faunce Memorial Room Thursday evening to discuss bi+ sexual identities and how to augment their visibility.

LGBTQ Center event promotes nuanced view of bisexuality

September 23, 2016 0 comments

“Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard that bisexuality is a phase,” Robyn Ochs began her presentation.

UCS closes meeting to public to create safe space

UCS closes meeting to public to create safe space

September 22, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students closed its general body meeting “to the public and the press” Wednesday night, said UCS President Viet Nguyen ’17.

Solomon Goldstein-Rose ’16 won a Democratic primary for the Massachusetts state legislature.

Recent alum wins primary for Mass state legislature

September 22, 2016 0 comments

Solomon Goldstein-Rose ’16 won the Democratic state primary for the Third Hampshire District seat in Massachusetts Sept. 8.

Watson reports put price tag on post-9/11 wars

September 22, 2016 0 comments

The money flows out — from public and private coffers to military contractors, overseas partners and veteran hospitals.

Philip Warburg spoke at length Wednesday on the potential for the expansion of solar power across the United States of America.

Warburg unpacks American solar energy potential

September 22, 2016 0 comments

Author Philip Warburg gave a lecture titled “From the Sidelines to Center-Stage: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Solar Power in America” on Wednesday.

National trigger warning discussion comes to campus

September 21, 2016 0 comments

Trigger warnings elicit both objection and support at universities across the nation.