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Articles by Luisa Robledo (36)

Arts & Culture

Fashionistas’ magazine unravels style

March 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Before attending the Hermes lecture in the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts last Monday, a large crowd of fashionistas and designer connoisseurs met in Wilson Hall to create Brown’s first fashion publication ­— “Unhemmed.”

Arts & Culture

Fashioning the Fifth Symphony

February 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As Monique Batson ’13 browsed through the mall in her hometown of Nashville, Tenn., she decided to take fashion into her own hands.

5 years after O’Reilly, a tamer SPG

Features, Video

5 years after O’Reilly, a tamer SPG

November 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Since Bill O’Reilly attacked Sex Power God five years ago on his Fox News program, Queer Alliance has strived to achieve a more organized and safer night of debauchery.

University News

New Graduate School dean Weber settles into role

October 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled

After teaching in the Department of Chemistry for over 20 years, Weber said he is excited to take on new tasks.


Alums, undergrads advise college-bound R.I. students

September 23, 2010 Comments are Disabled

For many high school students in Rhode Island, going to college seems like a long-lost dream, an unfeasible future. But the National College Advising Corps at Brown aims to make this “mission impossible” possible with the work of undergraduates and recent graduates who serve as college guides in local high schools.

Arts & Culture

Folk festival aims to recreate the magic

April 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The sounds of acoustic guitars, harmonicas and soft melodies will fill the air by Lincoln Field on Saturday. Featuring 16 performers, including both bands and solo artists, the second annual Brown Folk Festival is bound to be a day of good music on College Hill.

University News

Dorms vie to save the most energy

April 20, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Brown’s EcoReps has dared students in Poland House, Machado House, Slater Hall and Hope College to turn off the lights. In an effort to save energy, the student group launched an inter-dorm competition on April 11 to see which dorm will be able to consume the least energy over a three-week period. 

For those in laptop-free classes, back to pen and paper

April 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Last year, the students who took POLS 0400: “Introduction to International Politics” with Associate Professor of International Relations Nina Tannenwald had to leave their laptops at home. If they wanted to take notes, they had to do it the old-fashioned way, with pens and paper. 

University News

Walking barefoot to support a global cause

April 9, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Before walking into a restaurant Thursday night, Sarah Grimm ’12 put her shoes back on after spending 12 hours barefoot. Like thousands of people across the country, Grimm joined Toms Shoes’ invitation to walk barefoot in an effort to show the world the inescapable reality that more than 300 million children experience.

University News

Spring Weekend acts may have to ‘turn it down’

March 24, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Last year, Nas’ Spring Weekend performance went on past 11 p.m., irritating some neighbors who weren’t able to sleep that Friday night.  As a result, the Brown Concert Agency is taking extra care to inform the community about the potential for noise at this year’s shows, which will take place April 23–25 and will feature Snoop Dogg, MGMT, the Black Keys, Major Lazer and Wale.