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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.

Facilities takes over Project Tampon

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Facilities takes over Project Tampon

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University’s Department of Facilities Management will oversee Project Tampon, a program to distribute free menstrual products in bathrooms on campus, wrote Paul Armas, assistant vice president of facilities operations, in an email to The Herald.

President of the Undergraduate Council of Students Shanzé Tahir ’19 outlined the council’s past projects as well as announced its future plans.

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New UCS leadership outlines plans for year

September 12, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year Wednesday night. The meeting, which lasted about half an hour, featured introductions from executive board members, an explanation of the council’s plans for this year and an overview of some of its past work.

Project Tampon, which aims to distribute menstrual products to University bathrooms, was started in the fall 2016 semester. UCS halted distribution of tampons and pads this semester.

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UCS asks Facilities to administer Project Tampon

April 26, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students is in conversations with the Department of Facilities Management to have the University take over Project Tampon, which would mean stocking bathrooms on campus with free tampons and pads, said UCS President Chelse-Amoy Steele ’18.

UCS President Chelse-Amoy Steele ’18 and Vice President Naveen Srinivasan ’19 discussed the council’s switch of tampon distributors after student complaints about the branding of the company Tampon Tribe.

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UCS changes supplier for ‘Project Tampon’

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students’ “Project Tampon” will cease to source tampons and pads from the company Tampon Tribe.