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The University will reopen indoor dining Friday following a drop in COVID-19 cases among students, after temporarily moving to take-out only dining in response to a spike, according to a Wednesday evening email from Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy.

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The University will reopen indoor dining Friday following a drop in COVID-19 cases among students, after temporarily moving to take-out only dining in response to a spike, according to a Wednesday evening email from Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy.


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Visual artist Teresita Fernández visited campus virtually Wednesday evening as part of the Virtual Artist Talk Series organized by theDepartment of Visual Arts. Fernández is known for her work reimaging the idea of landscapes, a theme that often holds deep historical and cultural references.

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As freshmen lined up for the annual Van Wickle Gates Walkthrough at Opening Convocation this year, they were, for the first time, joined by a group of sophomores. Some members of the class of 2024 experienced an unconventional first year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many students did not have the ...

Gaber ’23: Experiencing 9/11’s aftermath as an Egyptian-American

For months now, I’ve been dreading the coming of September, as I do every year. This year — an anniversary year — I knew would be much worse for me. I was newly one-year-old on Sept. 11, 2001. I don’t remember it. I don’t know where I was. I will never be psychologically affected by watching ...

Simon ’25: We’re failing our female artists

At the close of every summer, there seems to be a frantic, retrospective search for the music that defined the season. In honor of this tradition, I’d like to take a moment to draw attention to an album that, thus far, has been subject to insufficient analysis. Solar Power is New Zealand singer-songwriter ...



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Professor John Tomasi to become president of Heterodox Academy

When John Tomasi, professor of natural theology and political science and founder of Brown’s Political Theory Project, first visited the University where his now-wife was getting her master’s degree in fall 1989, he was struck by the pockets of students sprawled on the campus’s greens.


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For better or worse, TikTok is driving the music industry

Peter McPoland began 2020 as a virtually unknown singer-songwriter, only holding a small catalog and modest following to his name. The little recognition he did receive came from a few small gigs he played with his high school band, Peter McPoland & the Haps. But, in April 2020, McPoland began posting ...


Brown monitoring community-wide COVID-19 restrictions

The University reported 61 positive COVID-19 tests from Sept. 12 to Sept. 18 through the asymptomatic testing program as of Sunday night, according to the Healthy Brown COVID-19 Dashboard. The positive cases are primarily among undergraduate students, according to Executive Vice President for Planning ...

Hundreds gather to celebrate postponed St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The sound of drumbeats and sirens rang through the air as hundreds of people descended upon Smith Street for the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sept. 18.The parade, which usually takes place on St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, was canceled earlier this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Instead, ...


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Controversy of U. event amid COVID-19

A Sept. 13 dinner hosted by the Brown Athletics Department for student-athletes drew backlash from students, who criticized the University for hosting a large event that coincided with its announcement of temporary COVID-19 restrictions. The short-term restrictions included a halt on in-person dining, ...

Women’s soccer wins 3-1 against Northeastern

The women’s soccer team (5-3) cruised to a 3-1 victory over the Northeastern University Huskies (3-4-1) Sunday afternoon at Stevenson-Pincince Field. After two tough road losses to the University of Notre Dame and Providence College, both of which finished 2-1, this weekend’s win was much-needed ...

Football opens season with loss in Governor’s Cup

In Brown’s first football game on the new Richard Gouse Field at Brown Stadium, solid performances from captains EJ Perry ’22 and Allen Smith ’22 weren’t enough to secure the Governor’s Cup trophy against University of Rhode Island Saturday. The game ended 45-24 in favor of the Rams (3-0), ...

Sophomore athletes take on field for first time

The first games of the fall athletics season, which took place earlier this month for most teams, underscored a return to normalcy for the University’s athletics department. But for sophomore student-athletes, who spent their first year at the University on the sidelines — and on Zoom — the return ...

Gordon Ernst ’89 to plead guilty in Varsity Blues

Gordon Ernst ’89, a former Division I tennis coach at Georgetown University, will admit to profiting over $3 million through his involvement in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal. Ernst, one of nearly four dozen defendants to plead guilty in the case, will accept a list of charges that includes ...





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