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Priyanka is a Managing Editor and the Vice President of The Herald's 129th Editorial Board. She prefers being called Priya and considers Canton, Ohio to be her home. When she’s not working, Priya enjoys cooking, napping, and sending Buzzfeed quizzes to her friends.

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News, Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup

January 31, 2018 Comments are Disabled

A study conducted by researchers at the University identified an enzyme, SNRK, that could play a role in combating obesity in humans, according to a University press release.

This lawsuit is in response to a 2014 incident in which a student, identified as Jane Doe, claimed that she was given a drink spiked with a date rape drug  at a Phi Psi party, after which she says she was sexually assaulted.

News, University News

University faces further litigation in sexual assault case

January 24, 2018 1 comment

Following a motion hearing held in October 2017, Chief Judge William Smith ruled Jan. 16 on several complaints filed by a former Brown student in a sexual assault lawsuit against another former student, the University and the national and local leadership of Phi Kappa Psi.

Under the proposal, the Women & Infants Hospital would be acquired by the University or one of its subsidiaries.

Metro, News

U. proposes merger with Care New England health system

January 12, 2018 2 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced the University’s proposal to work with Prospect Medical Holdings in merging with Care New England.

CS department pilots student wellness position

News, University News

CS department pilots student wellness position

November 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled

This semester, the Department of Computer Science will hire its first paid student advocates for health and wellness.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

News, University News

Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

News, University News

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

November 8, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Title IX Office released its Annual Outcome Report to the Brown community Friday, revealing an overall decline in reports to the office.

Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

News, University News

Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

November 7, 2017 1 comment

The University announced that the “largest-ever cohort of students” from historically underrepresented groups entered graduate programs this fall.

Though Brown was removed as director, the orchestra will perform Friday under the leadership of music teaching associate Daniel Harp.

News, University News

Conductor relieved of orchestra duties

October 17, 2017 1 comment

The mood changed in Sayles Hall Tuesday night when orchestra students learned that Conductor Brandon Keith Brown will no longer serve as their director.


Students circulate petition in support of former professor

October 5, 2017 2 comments

Brown community members have circulated a petition demanding Daulatzai receive justice for her treatment.

Students organize on the Main Green Wednesday afternoon to rally in support for the DREAM Act by encouraging peers to call their representatives and demand a revision of the DREAM Act.

University News

Students rally for DREAM Act

October 4, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Students organized on the Main Green to call Congressional representatives.

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