Shefali Luthra


Editor-in-Chief, 2013
News Editor, 2012
Senior Staff Writer, 2011

Shefali is a member of the class of 2014 concentrating in English.

Articles by Shefali Luthra (79)

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Occupiers march in solidarity with NYC

November 15, 2011 Comments are Disabled

About 10 Brown students joined members of Occupy Providence in a march on City Hall and the Providence Public Safety Complex Tuesday in response to the eviction of Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park in New York City early that morning.

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Faculty ask for vision, fundraising from new president

November 8, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Nearly 25 faculty members, administrators and search committee members discussed research, interdisciplinarity and the University’s mission at a Tuesday evening faculty forum on the search for the University’s 19th president.

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Committees to seek input on presidential search

November 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The presidential search committees will host eight forums and four department chair meetings in the next two weeks as part of the search for the University‘s 19th president, Chung-I Tan, chair of the Campus Advisory Committee and professor of physics, said at yesterday’s faculty meeting.

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Humanities fund will open for faculty use

November 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The University will use a $6.9 million fund containing multiple grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and an anonymous $3 million donation to promote collaborative teaching and research in the humanities and hire six faculty members, said Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin P’12.

Corporation affirms ROTC, athletics recs

October 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled

In its first meeting since President Ruth Simmons announced her decision to step down at the end of the academic year, the Corporation approved Simmons’ Reserve Officers’ Training Corp and athletics recommendations.

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Frank urges support for Israel in quest for peace

October 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The United States must support Israel’s right to exist in order to establish peace in the Middle East, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. told a crowded Salomon 101 last night.

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Faculty satisfied with Simmons

October 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Fall 2011 Faculty Poll

President Ruth Simmons’ approval rate among faculty is about 10 points above the most recent student approval rate, according to a Herald poll conducted among the faculty.

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Black and female, but that’s not the point

October 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled

President Ruth Simmons does not want to be revered simply for her race or gender.

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Today in Brown History: October 6

October 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled

On Oct. 6, 2000 Several Brown students joined a group of 25 at the home of then-State Rep. David Cicilline ’83 to watch a vice presidential debate between Dick Cheney and Joe Lieberman. Matt Shechmeister ‘03 called Lieberman “more likeable” and said he “conveyed more experience” than Cheney. Cheney was identified as a former secretary of defense, while Lieberman, now an Independent, was labeled as a Democrat from Connecticut.

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Faculty discuss ROTC, athletics

October 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled

President Ruth Simmons solicited input at yesterday’s faculty meeting about the report released Sept. 7 by the committee tasked with reexamining the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ relationship with the University.