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Articles by Nitya Thakkar (7)

Brown Womxn’s Collective focuses on diversity, inclusion in first recruitment

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Brown Womxn’s Collective focuses on diversity, inclusion in first recruitment

February 18, 2021 4 comments

The Brown Womxn’s Collective, a program house founded in the wake of a 70-member exodus from Kappa Alpha Theta last October, held its first recruitment sessions over the weekend of Feb. 6 and ultimately extended 65 bids to new members. 

BCSC search for new director continues amid staff departures

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BCSC search for new director continues amid staff departures

January 21, 2021 0 comments

The Brown Center for Students of Color is in the process of searching for a new director, planning to pick someone to assume the position by the summer. 

Theta and KD chapters at Brown remain affiliated to national chapters after holding votes

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Theta and KD chapters at Brown remain affiliated to national chapters after holding votes

October 12, 2020 0 comments

As internal calls to disband Greek life organizations have spread across the country, amidst a reckoning of their historical, systematic exclusion of people of color, two sororities at Brown have held votes to disaffiliate from their national chapters since the start of the fall semester.

UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

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UCS project to grant 24/7 swipe access to Bear’s Lair

March 10, 2020 0 comments

All residential students will soon have 24/7 swipe access into the Graduate Center Bear’s Lair as part of a pilot program for this spring, according to Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Koren Bakkegard.

In the Undergraduate  Council of Students 2019 Fall Poll, 59.1 percent of respondents said they were “somewhat uncomfortable” or “very uncomfortable” drinking tap water in their dorms.

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Facilities replaces hot water tanks, to install bottle fillers

February 21, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Since last spring, the Department of Facilities Management has replaced all of the hot water tanks on Wriston Quadrangle and in Graduate Center, wrote University Spokesperson Brian Clark in an email to The Herald.

Anthony Bogues endeavors to advance racial and economic justice inside and outside the University.

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Anthony Bogues on academia, activism, advancing justice

November 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Anthony Bogues regards himself as many things: a critical intellectual, scholar, writer and curator.

Undergrads cite climate change as most pressing issue

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Undergrads cite climate change as most pressing issue

October 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Almost 40 percent of Brown undergraduates agree that issues relating to the environment and climate change are the most important facing this country today, according to The Herald’s fall 2019 undergraduate poll.