Topic: News Analysis

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Humanities falter, sciences see growth

November 11, 2013 2 comments

The number of English and history concentrators has dropped off steeply in the last decade.

President Christina Paxson’s plan builds on her predecessor’s but contrasts with Ruth Simmons’ vision of Brown in terms of specificity and ambition.

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As Paxson charts U.’s future, Simmons’ influence lingers

November 4, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Shifting economic circumstances instilled caution in President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan.

Recent crime spike inspires fear, DPS response

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Recent crime spike inspires fear, DPS response

April 23, 2013 0 comments

Despite a decrease in violent crimes this year, students cite them as their biggest concern.

About 34 percent of juniors and seniors reported meeting their current housemates in their first-year dormitories such as Keeney Quadrangle. Herald file photo.

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Housing renovation plans aimed to bolster community

April 16, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

The University’s extensive renovation plan is meant to unify students based on class year.

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Paxson navigates advocacy, leadership

April 1, 2013 6 comments

For university presidents, taking public stances on social issues requires a careful balancing act.