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Articles by Alexandra Ulmer (43)


Bill aims to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students

February 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Antonio Albizures and his family left Guatemala in 1992, illegally crossing the Mexican-American border by foot and ultimately settling in Rhode Island. He graduated a member of Blackstone Academy Charter School’s class of 2009 and nursed the desire to pursue political science and sociology at the University of Rhode Island. But as an undocumented student, he would have been charged $25,720 in annual tuition — roughly three times the rate for state residents.


Brown women shape the new family

November 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage? Not always so for female students at Brown.


Mayor heads to nation’s capital

November 3, 2010 Comments are Disabled

January will see Mayor David Cicilline ’83 sworn in as Rhode Island’s first openly gay congressman.


Q+A: Moderate Party Candidate Ken Block

October 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

“I’m a centrist. I’ve grown very frustrated with national politics in the US.”

University News

Alum settles with SEC

October 14, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Corporation fellow Steven Rattner ’74 P’10 P’13 has settled a corruption case with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Students gather in front of Faunce to advocate providing undocumented students a path to citizenship.


Undocumented students protest status

October 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Some students at Brown are among the thousands of college students without documents that allow them to be in the United States legally. Though they can receive diplomas, most lack Social Security numbers, health care and many professional possibilities.

University News

2014 boasts most black students

September 24, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Black enrollment swelled to 144 students in the class of 2014 — more than in any past cohort.

Pakistan flood relief and the University’s new website were high on the agenda of Tuesday’s BUCC meeting.

University News

BUCC praises renovations, website at meeting

September 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The Brown University Community Council struck a grave note when discussing natural catastrophes in Haiti and Pakistan.

Six Brown undergrads wrote puzzles for the New York Times’ first-ever week of crosswords from one school.

University News

Six undergrads to puzzle Times readers this week

September 13, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Six Brown students are rejuvenating crosswords by designing consecutive New York Times’ puzzles for Brown Puzzlemaker Week — the first time a specific university’s students have been given the reins of the paper’s celebrated puzzles.

University News

Registration extended for Monday classes

September 9, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Registration period for Monday afternoon seminars, which meet for the first time next week, has been extended from Sept. 14 to Sept. 20.

Multimedia by Alexandra Ulmer (2)