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Articles by Shawn Young (14)

Young ’19: What’s in a dinner?

Op-eds, Opinions

Young ’19: What’s in a dinner?

March 7, 2019 1 comment

Last week, the Brown community was rocked by an article in the Providence Journal detailing the role that the University played in coordinating a dinner for well-connected students hosted by a wealthy donor. Naturally, these allegations dominated our campus dialogue for the better part of a week.

Op-eds, Opinions

Young ’19.5: Vote yes on #FullDisclosure

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Today, the Brown community will be faced with a fundamental choice. We will be able to vote on not only a new set of candidates for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board, but also on a ballot referendum to re-examine the use of legacy preference in the admissions process.

About 15 student protesters gathered outside of Carrie Grossman’s ’00 performance of Hindu chants, questioning her on whether her performance constituted cultural appropriation.

University News

Students protest alum’s performance

April 22, 2016 34 comments

A group of about 15 students protested a performance by Carrie Grossman ’00, entitled “An Evening of Devotional Music” Thursday night.

University News

Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary Clinton at CCRI

April 18, 2016 1 comment

In preparation for Rhode Island’s primary April 26, former President Bill Clinton spoke at a rally at the Community College of Rhode Island Thursday.

Gorbea talks online voter registration law

Graphics, Metro

Gorbea talks online voter registration law

April 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea spoke about the new Rhode Island online voting legislation.

Most participating dorms reduced energy consumption, but Archibald-Bronson, Andrews Hall, and Vartan Gregorian A & B saw consumption jump.

University News

Brown Unplugged competition shines light on saving energy

March 23, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Brown Unplugged: Do It in the Dark, an annual competition among university residence halls to save energy, finished its sixth run Monday.

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

Graphics, University News

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

March 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy released two public opinion polls Feb. 25 about the 2016 Rhode Island presidential primaries.

Bannister House, the former residence of famous African-American painter and activist Edward Mitchell Bannister, was open for viewing in celebration of its recently completed renovations. The house was built in 1854.

University News

Brown reveals Bannister House after completed renovations

February 25, 2016 1 comment

The University held an open house Wednesday at 93 Benevolent Street, known as the “Bannister House,” to celebrate its completed renovation.

Mandel to lead search for dean of admission

University News

Mandel to lead search for dean of admission

February 9, 2016 1 comment

Dean of the College Maud Mandel will lead the search for a new dean of admission, announced Provost Richard Locke P’17 in a community-wide email Friday.

Raymond Hugh, the former owner of Shark Bar and Grille on Thayer Street, was arraigned Wednesday and is required to stay within Rhode Island and Massachusetts as he awaits his next hearing, which is scheduled for Jan. 19.


Former owner of Shark arraigned in bribery case

November 19, 2015 1 comment

After pleading guilty to bribery, former Shark Bar and Grille owner Raymond Hugh receives a $50,000 bail, with his next court date due Jan. 19

Multimedia by Shawn Young (2)