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Articles by Kat Thornton (55)

Arts & Culture

R.I.’s only mariachi band meets Brown

November 8, 2010 1 comment

Mariachi de Brown, Brown’s — and Rhode Island’s — only mariachi group, has been gaining popularity both on and off campus this semester, with 100 Facebook fans, gigs at a local restaurant and appearances at campus events.

University News

NYC education chancellor: U.S. schools ‘in crisis’

October 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Joel Klein, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, spoke Thursday about the problems in the American education system, and the difficult, but necessary, task of improvement.

University News

Campus ranks 5th in sexual health survey, gets 3.5 ‘GPA’

October 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Brown ranked fifth out of 141 schools surveyed on Trojan Condoms’ annual Sexual Health Report Card this year, with a 3.50 sexual health “GPA.” Columbia took the number one spot, with a 3.70 GPA.

University News

Research funding sees 37 percent increase

October 6, 2010 Comments are Disabled

This fiscal year, Brown has received 37 percent more funding for research awards than it did the previous year, according to a press release.

University News

Revamped Jobzle attracts local students

September 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Jobzle, a job-search website created by Brown students that “enables employers to easily hire college students for part-time jobs and internships” launched a new version of its program Sept. 15.

Multimedia by Kat Thornton (6)