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Articles by Christian Martell (40)

Magazine features student trips

January 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Sarah Kay ’10 considers herself an adventurous traveler, but even she couldn’t have imagined the experiences she would have in Prague, which included getting to know local artists and meeting a man who made wooden marionettes.

Mailroom to be back on track soon

September 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled

While many students have received late packages and had to wait in long lines to trade in their blue slips recently, the mail room expects to be caught up on orders by Wednesday.

RIPTA adds morning Thayer service

September 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled

After frequent RIPTA riders – including many Brown faculty and staff – complained of overcrowded buses and long waits to get from Kennedy Plaza to Thayer Street, the transit authority has extended morning service on its number 66 inbound line to continue up College Hill.

51 take new humanities courses

September 16, 2008 Comments are Disabled

Browsing this year’s course catalog, many students may have noticed the five classes marked HMAN. These Humanities seminars are being offered by the Cogut Center for the Humanities and are new this fall. Fifty-one students have already enrolled in them this semester, with one class exceeding the 20-student cap.

BTV – returning soon to a TV near you?

September 9, 2008 Comments are Disabled

By Christian Martell Staff Writer Many Brown students have not been able to enjoy the programming of Brown Television, instead accustomed to seeing a blank screen as they flip past channel nine on IPTV. But a note flashing on the channel recently provided hope that the station may soon be revived: “BTV will be coming back soon.

Well, there are some requirements…

July 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled

The Class of 2012 may prove to be the University’s most diverse class yet. But no matter where they hail from, all incoming first-years have the same summer assignment: to read “The Places In Between,” a book by Rory Stewart, and write a letter to their academic advisers based upon it.

No joke: Flaherty ’08 could be top comic

April 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled

It doesn’t take much for Tom Flaherty ’08 to start up a conversation with you. The same can be said about him making you laugh.

Spanish president, newspaper founder go beyond El Pais

April 10, 2008 Comments are Disabled

The longest-serving president of Spain, Felipe Gonzalez, and Juan Luis Cebrian, a founder of Spain’s most-read newspaper El Pais, spoke of the relevance of Europe and Latin America in an age of globalization in half-full Salomon 101 Tuesday afternoon.

Swedish classes to leave with instructor

March 14, 2008 Comments are Disabled

While Brown students could choose from 24 foreign languages when picking classes this year, there may be one missing from that list in the fall – Swedish.

Comedy competition comes to Brown

March 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled

What do an Indian boy from Texas who goes by “G. Chocolate” and the Pope have in common? Both earned a spot on the eight-person team representing Brown for’s first annual National College Comedy Competition.