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Ranging from a melancholic portrait of a man to a serene ocean scene, colorful murals liven up the facades of shops, restaurants and other public buildings up and down Washington Street.

Arts & Culture

Downtown murals add character to creative capital

April 26, 2017 0 comments

Walking down Washington Street, pedestrians encounter a series of murals on building facades and across various avenues.

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” in 1898 has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

Arts & Culture

Spring Weekend celebrates 67 years of star-studded legacy

April 25, 2017 0 comments

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

AlunaGeorge, a London-based duo specializing in electronic music, and Erykah Badu are scheduled to perform Saturday while Young Thug will headline the Friday night lineup.

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Performers bring diverse musical skillsets to University

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The 67-year-old Spring Weekend remains an irrefutable highlight of the Brown experience.

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Faculty, staff members navigate University, state parental leave policies

April 25, 2017 0 comments

When a staff member gave birth and returned to Brown a few weeks later, international students “were shocked” to see her on campus so soon, she said.

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Reyes ’12 named program director of FLi Center

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12 will be the inaugural program director for the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center starting June 15.

Chris Berman, American sportscaster

Sports

Berman ’77 reflects on time at Brown, ESPN

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Longtime sports broadcasting icon Chris Berman ’77 P’08 P’09 announced he would be assuming a less-involved role at ESPN after the 2016 NFL season.

Already popular in downtown Providence, especially among Johnson & Wales students, for its unconventional take on grilled cheese, U Melt is moving to Thayer, aiming to open in the space formerly occupied by Nice Slice before the end of the summer.

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U Melt to bring innovative grilled cheese to Thayer

April 24, 2017 0 comments

A Providence Board of Licenses meeting Monday granted tentative approval for the opening of a U Melt on College Hill.

Dylan Molloy ’16 takes on a defender in the Bears’ 13-10 win over Cornell, which guaranteed Bruno a spot in the Ivy League postseason tournament.

Sports

Men’s lacrosse clinches spot in Ivy Tournament on Senior Day

April 23, 2017 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team headed into its last home game against Cornell needing to pick up a win in order to keep its postseason hopes alive.

Robert De Niro, Daveed Diggs ’04, Donald Hood MS’68 PHD’70, Rosmarie Waldrop, Richard Parsons and Indra Nooyi will all receive honorary degrees at this year’s Commencement ceremony.

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Diggs, De Niro among those to receive honorary degrees from University

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Each year during commencement, the University bestows honorary degrees to a group of professionals who are outstanding in their fields.

Bre Hudgins ’14 was drafted by the Boston Storm of the United Women’s Lacrosse League, which enters its second season this year.

Sports

Bre Hudgins ’14 drafted by Boston Storm

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Three years ago, Bre Hudgins ’14 netted a game winning overtime goal against Princeton to give Bruno its first win over the Tigers since 1991.