Topic: Student Activism

BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

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BPAC promotes progressive causes at grassroots level

February 27, 2017 0 comments

“In this kind of new age where you don’t have a Democratic president, what do the Brown Dems look like on campus?”

Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

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Mark Baumer MFA’11 dies during barefoot cross-country walk

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Mark Baumer MFA’11 was fatally struck by an SUV Jan. 21 as he walked barefoot across the United States to protest climate change.

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

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Years of activism shape Paxson administration

April 28, 2016 0 comments

Administrators nationwide have grappled with addressing the demands of students calling for increased support regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

Editorials

Editorial: Approaches to activism

March 22, 2016 0 comments

Brown students are known for their enthusiasm about social justice.

Alums’ reactions to campus activism divided

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Alums’ reactions to campus activism divided

March 9, 2016 0 comments

Amidst recent activism, alums have looked on at a University very different than the one they knew when they walked through the Van Wickle Gates.

Students for Justice in Palestine protested the Jewish Journeys event featuring Michael Douglas and Natan Sharansky earlier this month. Many involved with campus activism encounter mental, emotional and physical stress while trying to balance their academic and activist responsibilities.

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Schoolwork, advocacy place strain on student activists

February 18, 2016 0 comments

“There are people breaking down, dropping out of classes and failing classes because of the activism work they are taking on,” said David.

First week in BioMed mostly dedicated to training sessions where monitors are used throughout for practical pipetting training with students, February 1, 2016. Photo by Frank Mullin/Brown University

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Petition calls for increased chem offerings

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Pre-medical students wrote a petition last week calling for the University to expand the offerings of certain chemistry courses.

Editorials

Editorial: Politics off campus

February 3, 2016 0 comments

The relationship between campus politics and those on the national stage is often opaque and murky.