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Nude art series addresses body image, sex

September 17, 2012 6 comments

Many of us have witnessed the Naked Donut Run, been invited to a naked party or seen the ubiquitous FemSex and MSex posters. Discussions about sexuality and the body are not hard to come by at Brown.

Many MunchCard users and its Thayer Street partners are disappointed that the business will be inactive as its ownership transitions this semester.

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MunchCard suspended, under new ownership

September 12, 2012 0 comments

MunchCard, a discount payment method for College Hill restaurants that swept across campus last year, has been acquired by another company, and the service will be suspended for at least the duration of this semester.

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UCS proposes new initiatives

September 5, 2012 0 comments

The newly elected executive board of the Undergraduate Council of Students will serve in a year of transition as members work with President Christina Paxson in her first year as the University’s leader while also seeking to implement projects that have a direct impact on student experience.


Bill hopes to draw filmmakers to R.I.

April 24, 2012 1 comment

In an effort to bring more drama to the economically stagnant Ocean State, Sen. Joshua Miller, D-Cranston, Warwick, introduced legislation Feb. 1 that would repeal existing film production tax credits and create a new system of incentives to attract filmmakers to the state. 

Malinda Coletta and Phillip Griffin have teamed up to provide cooking lessons in their Providence home.


Students pursue fun off the beaten track

April 9, 2012 0 comments

Making fresh mozzarella with a married couple may seem like an odd pastime for college students. But the undertaking – along with building bikes and joining artistic communities – is only one of many ventures students looking for a break from College Hill have embraced. Providence provides a multitude of outlets for creativity beyond Brown’s offerings. The downtown area is home to the artist collective space AS220, the Recycle-A-Bike workspace and the cozy kitchen at Professor Chef, which all offer affordable workshops for students.


Only in Olneyville, vintage treasures and treats

March 7, 2012 0 comments
This article is part of the series On the Rhode

Over the river and through the woods – at a lengthy three miles from campus, Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood might seem like a reach even for Brown students eager to explore.

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Grants target curricular growth

February 16, 2012 0 comments

From first-year seminars to hands-on upper level courses, an extensive curricular development grant system instituted by the dean of the College’s office encourages faculty and students to develop courses in underrepresented areas. The grants, which have a ceiling of $4,000 this year, have been offered for several years in order to promote the growth of the curriculum.


Spring GISPs explore science, art and pirates

February 1, 2012 0 comments

  What do amplified cactus instruments, molecular gastronomy and pirate archaeology have in common? They are just some of the subjects being pursued this semester in Group Independent Study Projects, student-designed classes that in the past have included names like “Illegal Art: The History, Culture and Practice of Graffiti” and “South Park, Mark Twain and Finding an American Culture.”

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Workshops introduce new professors to U.

January 26, 2012 0 comments

Setting foot on campus for the first time can be a daunting experience for new faculty members. To facilitate the transition to teaching at Brown, the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning ran two workshops Jan. 23 and 24 — an orientation for all new faculty to Brown  and a workshop geared to faculty who will teach for the first time. 

Arts & Culture

Concert showcases student compositions

December 4, 2011 0 comments

Black tuxedo. Evening gown. Polished shoes.

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