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Articles by Maisie Newbury (28)

Brown students living in the Omni expressed mixed feelings about the housing arrangement, with some citing Wifi issues, lengthy commutes to campus and lack of community as causes for concern.

News, University News

Undergraduates housed in the Omni Hotel reflect on living experience

February 8, 2021 0 comments

Undergraduates assigned to live in the Omni Hotel in Downtown Providence have expressed mixed opinions about their living situations. At least 219 students were assigned to live in the Omni, where the University leased rooms for the spring semester.

Delalue, who stepped into her role as vice president for institutional equity and diversity in 2017, will leave the University for Dartmouth in July.

News, University News

VP for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue to leave U. for Dartmouth

February 4, 2021 0 comments

Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue will leave the University July 1 to become senior vice president and senior diversity officer at Dartmouth, according to a Thursday announcement from President Christina Paxson P’19.

Students express frustration regarding quiet period meals, dorm conditions

News, University News

Students express frustration regarding quiet period meals, dorm conditions

January 26, 2021 2 comments

As Quiet Period restrictions confine students to their dorm rooms, some have expressed concerns about challenging living and dining conditions following their return to campus for the spring semester.  These have included drafts of cold air, frigid showers and unclean residence halls, students told The Herald.

Film and TV industry leaders encouraged students to find their passions, make connections, and take advantage of all opportunities presented.

Arts & Culture

IFF Hosts Film Industry Leaders in Weekend of Career Chats

November 15, 2020 0 comments

This weekend, the Ivy Film Festival held a “Weekend of Career Chats”: a series of webinar workshops and conversations on entry points and opportunities in the film and television industry.

Non-profit organization Film Fatales hosted a webinar titled “Documenting Politics,” inviting influential filmmakers like Lisa Cortés, Alison Klayman and Yi Chen to discuss their political documentaries.

Arts & Culture

Women documentarians reflect on their work in the context of the 2020 election

November 8, 2020 0 comments

Non-profit organization Film Fatale and Leah Meyerhoff  ’01 of the Brown University Entertainment Group, an alumn Facebook group, co-hosted a webinar Friday evening entitled “Documenting Politics.”

The Ivy Film Festival welcomed renowned writer and director Aaron Sorkin and acclaimed actor Jeremy Strong for a conversation on their latest film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” on the evening of Oct. 21.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Aaron Sorkin and Jeremy Strong discuss ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ at virtual IFF event

October 22, 2020 0 comments

The Ivy Film Festival welcomed renowned writer and director Aaron Sorkin and acclaimed actor Jeremy Strong for a conversation on their latest film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” on the evening of Oct. 21.

Avon Cinema resumes showings after ‘brief intermission’

Arts & Culture

Avon Cinema resumes showings after ‘brief intermission’

October 22, 2020 0 comments

Since Aug. 28, film buffs have been able to return to the Avon Cinema to watch the latest motion pictures in person. The 80-year-old independent theater recently opened its doors to the public after a five-month hiatus.

U. Department of Africana Studies and Rites and Reason Theater is accepting 90s performance art submissions from students to add to the collaborative protest event (R)esponse (I)n (O)ur (T)ime through October 26th.

Arts & Culture

(R)esponse (I)n (O)ur (T)ime: a call for students to reflect on today’s political climate artistically

October 19, 2020 0 comments

The University’s Department of Africana Studies and Rites and Reason Theatre are currently accepting performance art submissions to incorporate into (R)esponse (I)n (O)ur (T)ime, a weekend long virtual event beginning Oct. 30.

The “State of Urgency” exhibition can be viewed through a west-facing glass window in the Cohen Gallery of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Arts & Culture

Brown Arts Initiative’s ‘Remaking the Real’ Festival reimagined in hybrid format

October 1, 2020 0 comments

The Brown Arts Initiative invited students to join in “Remaking the REAL,” this past week, engaging artists, media makers and art and media theorists in conversations related to images and narratives of reality. 

Sydney Skybetter, a contemporary dance choreographer, is teaching ARTS1000: “🎵 I’m So Alone 🎵: The Art of Surveilled Bodies Amidst a Global Epidemiological Cluster#@%$,” which covers the current realities of COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement and political unrest.

Arts & Culture

Fall 2020 ARTS1000 workshop facilitates discussions on artistic practice in a COVID-19 reality

September 30, 2020 0 comments

Students are exploring the current realities of COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement and political unrest in ARTS1000: “🎵 I’m So Alone 🎵: The Art of Surveilled Bodies Amidst a Global Epidemiological Cluster#@%$,” an interdisciplinary arts workshop offered by the Brown Arts Initiative this fall. 

Multimedia by Maisie Newbury (2)