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Articles by Sarah Sachs (11)

The Avon rarely shows blockbusters, instead supporting independent films that patrons said lend themselves to coffee shop discussions afterward.

Arts & Culture, Features

Avon fills niche as East Side independent film mecca

November 15, 2013 0 comments

The family-owned cinema this year celebrated its 75th anniversary as a cultural gathering place.

President Christina Paxson stressed the importance of open discussion and tolerance for all opinions at last night’s community event.

University News

Hundreds assemble to confront Kelly controversy

October 31, 2013 117 comments

Community members grappled with free speech and race in the wake of the canceled lecture.


The extra mile: Undergrads consider long-distance love

September 30, 2013 3 comments

Communication can be difficult without the affirmation of physical proximity, students say.

Pranksters abound in U. history


Pranksters abound in U. history

September 9, 2013 0 comments

Brown’s campus has been a playground for pranks initiated by undergrads and professors alike.

University News

Five students receive fellowships with Venture for America

April 18, 2013 0 comments

The undergraduates selected will work in cities such as Detroit and New Orleans.

Music mixer promotes health efforts abroad

University News

Music mixer promotes health efforts abroad

April 8, 2013 1 comment

The MED organization recruited and informed students at a karaoke event.

The growth of students concentrating in economics has put a strain on department resources, said Department Chair Robert Serrano.

University News

Economics sees growing pains as students look for ‘marketable skills’

April 5, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Concentration Trends

Students perceive econ and applied math-economics as degrees with job security.

Under the recommendations, group study rooms could be built on the 14th floor of the Sciences Library.

University News

Sciences Library could receive interior makeover

March 12, 2013 4 comments

The top four floors could house a social sciences and a center for media production.

Arts & Culture

Six U. students join RISD museum tour program

February 11, 2013 0 comments

Brown students will join the Gallery Lecturers Program as tour guides next month.

University News

Med School workshop encourages collaboration

December 3, 2012 0 comments

Medical, pharmacy, nursing and social work students gathered at the Alpert Medical School for an inter-professional workshop Nov. 28 to learn how to cooperate as a team of medical professionals. Students from Rhode Island College, the University of Rhode Island and the Med School worked for three hours on various case studies that pushed them to rely on each other and ask for advice.