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Articles by Lindsay Gantz (34)

University News

Student loan burden grows heavier

December 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

For the fifth consecutive year, Brown’s graduating class in 2013 had the highest student loan debt per borrower in the Ivy League.

University News

U. expects 28 percent increase in utility costs

November 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

In the next five years, the amount the University pays for utilities such as gas and electric is predicted to increase by about 28 percent, or $5 million.

University News

Rally aims to fuel library workers’ negotiations

November 17, 2014 1 comment

About 100 students, staff members and community members rallied on the library’s steps Friday to support unionized library workers’ demands.

University News

U. health insurance costs rise, in line with most recent years

November 13, 2014 Comments are Disabled

University costs for faculty and staff health insurance will increase by 2.5 percent in 2015, staying consistent with trends from the past five years.

In the wake of the University’s decision to review the driving routes of two Mail Services employees, the Brown Student Labor Alliance rallies outside J. Walter Wilson Wednesday in solidarity with these workers.

University News

SLA protests review of mail workers’ driving routes

November 6, 2014 1 comment

The Brown Student Labor Alliance hosted a demonstration Wednesday in response to the University’s decision to review driving routes of two mailroom workers.

In a rally in Providence, First Lady Michelle Obama urged Rhode Island voters to elect Democratic nominee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo in Tuesday's race for governor.

Metro

Michelle Obama rallies support for Raimondo

October 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Hundreds of eyes turned toward the podium, where First Lady Michelle Obama spoke in support of gubernatorial Democratic nominee Gina Raimondo.

University News

Union pushes for increased benefits for library workers

October 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Unionized library workers and Brown Student Labor Alliance members gathered Friday to show support for workers in the ongoing library contract negotiations.

U.’s student loan default rate drops 35 percent

University News

U.’s student loan default rate drops 35 percent

October 21, 2014 3 comments

The three-year cohort default rate on federal direct student loans decreased by about 35 percent from the previous yea.

University News

Working group forms to reduce deficit

October 16, 2014 1 comment

The University has convened a Deficit Reduction Working Group to increase efficiency and cut campus expenses, administrators announced Wednesday.

“In times of tumult like we’re in today, you need some kind of guiding compass to prevent a resort to shortsightedness,” said Kenneth Roth ’77 P’12 in a lecture Thursday focusing on human rights issues.

University News

Lecture addresses global human rights emergencies

October 10, 2014 5 comments

Roth delivered the 89th annual Stephen A. Ogden ’60 memorial lecture to a crowd of mostly students and faculty members in Metcalf Auditorium.