Eli Okun

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University News

Banner glitch hinders registration

January 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Banner crashed yesterday morning when the site experienced a server overload at 8 a.m., the start of registration period for returning students. The problems lasted from 8:01 to 8:45 a.m., according to an announcement on the Computing and Information Services website, which described the problems as “technical difficulties.”

University News

Trustee’s fund under insider trading scrutiny again

January 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The $14 billion hedge fund founded and run by Corporation Trustee Steven Cohen

Arts & Culture

At Pastiche, sweet treats tease the palate

December 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled

From a top shelf behind the display cases, the faces of several painted teacups wink down on Pastiche, a casually elegant dessert shop tucked behind the inviting, if touristy, Italian plaza on Federal Hill.

University News

Despite advances, AIDS still poses threat

December 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

When the first American diagnosis of AIDS catapulted it onto the national health scene 30 years ago, the disease was shrouded in mystery and stigma.

University News

British colonel defends Israel’s actions

November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Colonel Richard Kemp’s combat experience spans two continents, several wars and 30 years of service in the British army, but he is currently worried by a war of words taking place beyond the battlefield.


Youth group seeks free bus access for high schoolers

November 16, 2011 Comments are Disabled

For Brown students, a school ID is a ticket to anywhere in the state. But Providence public high school students get no free pass from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.


State reports spike in youth HIV cases

November 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As HIV spreads to new demographics, including students, nonprofit activists and government workers are seeking to raise public awareness about the disease and lower new infection rates despite dwindling financial resources.

University News

Ex-prof holds forth on gender gap in politics

October 31, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The primary election was only three days away, so when a woman started running toward Jennifer Lawless in a grocery store parking lot yelling, “Don’t worry,” the then-candidate assumed it was an expression of good luck.

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Experts debate Obama policies

October 25, 2011 Comments are Disabled

In the current economy, nearly everything except the national deficit is shrinking. But to hear Deroy Murdock tell it, the nation’s capital is still living large.

University News

Teaching, research dominate professors’ time

October 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Less than 50 percent of faculty members rank teaching as the most time-consuming part of their job, according to a poll conducted this fall by The Herald.

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