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The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

News, Podcasts, University News

The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

March 1, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students studying remotely in Texas about their situations on the ground in light of the winter storm which hit the state hard two weeks ago.

Seniors react to Ivy League’s fifth year sports eligibility waiver

Sports

Seniors react to Ivy League’s fifth year sports eligibility waiver

February 28, 2021 0 comments

Women’s track and field runner Samantha Valentine ’21 had already committed to another university for graduate school when the Ivy League announced Feb. 11 that it would offer graduating fourth-year athletes the opportunity to compete as graduate students at their current institution in the 2021-22 season. 

In her lecture, Alcindor discussed the current movement for Black lives in the context of Martin Luther King Jr.’s philosophy during the Civil Rights Movement.

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‘The voice for the voiceless’: PBS Newshour journalist discusses MLK’s legacy, transformative power of journalism

February 25, 2021 0 comments

In high school, American journalist Yamiche Alcindor learned about Emmett Till, a Black boy who was brutally murdered by a group of white men after a white woman falsely accused him of flirting with her.

The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

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The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

February 22, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students who decided to take leaves of absence from Brown in light of the pandemic about the semesters they’ve created for themselves instead. We talk to contributing writer Kashif Ansari ’24, who spoke to these students currently spread across the globe.

The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

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The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

February 17, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take a look at recent student activism against the University’s handling of sexual misconduct on campus, in light of a protest taking place last week as part of the University Survivors Movement. We talk to senior staff writer Karlos Bautista ’23.5, […]

The Ivy League Council of Presidents waived Ivy rules for the upcoming academic year to allow fourth-year seniors future eligibility.

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League to allow for fifth year of varsity sport eligibility in midst of pandemic

February 11, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League will allow fourth-year senior student-athletes, who may have lost playing time due to COVID-19-related cancellations in their final year of sports eligibility, to continue playing their varsity sport for the 2021-22 season if they are accepted to and enroll as a graduate student at their current …

The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, Multimedia, News, Podcasts

The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

February 8, 2021 1 comment

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take you into the Pawtucket School District — the only district in the state of Rhode Island to reject hybrid or in-person learning, and where parents, local Black Lives Matter leaders and the Rhode Island Department of Education have spoken out against the decision.

Rhode Island unveils age-based vaccination distribution plan

Metro, News

Rhode Island unveils age-based vaccination distribution plan

February 3, 2021 3 comments

In December, more than 40 interest groups and businesses — representing groups ranging from school bus drivers to librarians — wrote letters to the Rhode Island Department of Health regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

COVID-19 Updates, Higher Ed, Podcasts, University News

The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

January 31, 2021 0 comments

In the first-ever episode of The Bruno Brief, The Herald’s new weekly podcast that digs deep into a standout story from the past week, we talk to senior staff writer Mia Freund about the University’s plans regarding millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 stimulus funding.

ACLU of R.I. calls on Providence Police Department to enforce stronger compliance of body camera policy

Metro, News

ACLU of R.I. calls on Providence Police Department to enforce stronger compliance of body camera policy

January 26, 2021 0 comments

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island wrote a letter on Jan. 15 to Providence Chief of Police Hugh Clements Jr. and Commissioner of Public Safety Steven Paré imploring them to take actions that “ensure stronger compliance” of the Providence Police Department’s body camera policy.