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Articles by Ben Leubsdorf (94)

U. remains wary of spamming students with mass e-mails

December 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled

“The whole purpose is to get information to the campus that they legitimately need, and to do it in a timely way,” said Mark Nickel, director of the Brown News Service.

Computer registration expected by April 2006

December 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled

“Brown has such a flexible registration policy with regard to dropping and adding that it presents, in a sense, some challenges to how we would implement this,” said Registrar Michael Pesta.

Campus buildings lose heat for 2 days

December 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled

A leak in a high-temperature hot water heating line forced Facilities Management to shut off heat to a large section of campus on Friday and Saturday while the leak could be bypassed.

CIS replacing outdated computer records with integrated system

December 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled

CIS is on track to institute a comprehensive replacement of the computer systems for all major student administrative services. The new system will integrate the systems currently in place in 11 campus offices.

Ben Leubsdorf ’08: Five years gone by

September 11, 2006 Comments are Disabled

CAIRO – Where were you at 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001? I was sitting cross-legged in the corner of my high school’s atrium, reading about feudal society for history class.

Safety Patrol

May 24, 2006 1 comment

There’s a lot to do on campus on a Friday night, and that’s just the way University officials like it. “There’s such a variety of things that might be happening at any one time,” said David Greene, vice president for campus life and student services. “You can have what some people think of as a very traditional college experience by going to a fraternity or sorority party, for example, but you can also hear an a cappella group, you can see different bands that are playing, you can go to a cultural event that’s happening on campus.

Wood to challenge Williams in Ward 2 Democratic primary

May 16, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Ward 2 City Councilwoman Rita Williams will seek a fifth term on the Providence City Council this fall, but first she will have to fight off a challenge for her party’s nomination from Cliff Wood – the former director of the city’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism.

Ward 1’s Segal to run for state representative

May 16, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Ward 1 City Councilman David Segal is looking to move from City Hall to the State House this fall, announcing Friday night he will run for District 2 state representative.

Brown drops out of Senate race, backs Whitehouse

May 8, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Secretary of State Matt Brown ended his campaign for the U.S. Senate Wednesday, throwing his support behind former Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse in the Democratic primary.

Wingfield ’07 elected College Republicans’ state chairman

April 24, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Ethan Wingfield ’07 was elected chairman of the College Republicans Federation of Rhode Island Saturday, defeating University of Rhode Island junior Tom Merrigan.

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