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Brown Bites: A Year in Review

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Brown Bites: A Year in Review

December 31, 2016 0 comments

From the announcement of University initiatives that will influence campus for years to come, to the birth of a giant blue bear with a lamp on its head

U. accepts 22 percent of early decision applicants

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U. accepts 22 percent of early decision applicants

December 14, 2016 0 comments

The University accepted 22 percent of its early decision applicants to the class of 2021 Wednesday evening, offering spots to 694 students

Hillel International mandates that member Hillels do not partner with groups that “delegitimize” or “demonize” Israel.

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Zionism divides Hillel members

December 8, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Divided Discourse

Last semester, a petition asking Janet Mock to disaffiliate her talk from Brown/RISD Hillel characterized Hillel as a pro-Israel space.

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Class differences shape journeys home

December 8, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Class on Campus

During Molly Sandstrom’s ’17 freshman year, Fox News journalist Jesse Watters asked if her parents knew that she was participating in Nudity in the Upspace.

U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

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U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Throughout his campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump made many misleading and false statements about science.

Maurice Decaul GS teaches playwriting to veterans every Wednesday.

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Decaul GS brings veterans into theater

December 8, 2016 0 comments

They are learning the intricacies of playwriting through the Theatre Communications Group’s new Veterans and Theatre Institute Program.

Brown reshapes communications strategy

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Brown reshapes communications strategy

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Nov. 1 marked 18 months since Vice President for Communications Cass Cliatt arrived at Brown and helped form the Office of University Communications.

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Class disparities affect student life in various spaces

December 7, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Class on Campus

This story is the second in a three-part series about socioeconomic status at Brown.

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Graduate school application process largely self-driven

December 7, 2016 0 comments

The process of applying to master’s and PhD programs is largely self-directed, which can be a benefit for some students, but it can also create barriers.

The domestic dramedy ‘Straight White Men’ tells the story of three brothers and their father who share traditions like eating Chinese food on the sofa, but differ in their experiences with white privilege and social justice.

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‘Straight White Men’ probes race, gender

December 7, 2016 0 comments

“Straight White Men,” playing in repertory at the Wilbury Theatre Group, delivers bold and lacerating insight into privilege and what it means to be “woke.”