Topic: fall 2017 poll

Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

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Poll finds 67 percent of students agree professors foster diverse discussions

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67 percent of Brown undergraduates strongly or somewhat agree that professors successfully facilitate discussions that respect opposing points of view.

Friends come from similar racial, socioeconomic demographics, poll finds

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Friends come from similar racial, socioeconomic demographics, poll finds

December 7, 2017 0 comments

For some students, going out to eat can make or break a friendship.

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

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LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

December 5, 2017 0 comments

LGBTQ+ applicants may need to decide whether or not to come out to potential employers before having gauged the inclusivity of a particular workplace.

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

College Curriculum Council, students consider shift in drop deadline date

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College Curriculum Council, students consider shift in drop deadline date

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Earlier this year, the CCC put forth a proposal to alter the course drop date deadline from the day before finals to the middle of October.

Low-income, first-gen students navigate college app process

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Low-income, first-gen students navigate college app process

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Work hard in high school, get into your dream school — that was the journey for many Brown students.

Humanities students cite more concern about post-grad employment than other concentrators

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Humanities students cite more concern about post-grad employment than other concentrators

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CS students can schedule meetings with tech company recruiters who pay to meet them, while humanities students may get job announcements in their inbox.