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Articles by Sophie Yan (33)

Penn Masala performs eclectic mashups

Arts & Culture

Penn Masala performs eclectic mashups

April 8, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Penn Masala, a Penn male student a capella group composed of 13 undergraduates, performedto a full crowd at the RISD Auditorium Friday evening.

Sock and Buskin will co-host a number of dinners and talks focusing on the topic of mental health within the Asian-American community.

Arts & Culture

410[GONE] haunts crowds with universal emotion despite cultural elements

April 3, 2015 Comments are Disabled

What do Dance Dance Revolution, a jar of pickles and the Chinese land of the dead have in common?

University News

Symposium examines race, educational inequality

March 2, 2015 2 comments

Seven speakers presented their work on a variety of topics, including whiteness, educational inequality and intersectionality.

University News

Conference explores Asian-American experiences

February 9, 2015 3 comments

“The way in which we talk about race has really changed in the United States,” said Kevin Nadal, associate professor of psychology.

Benjamin Lundberg is not afraid to get personal with his audience: The artist invites audience members to make markings on his body and conduct a mock cosmetic surgery in his performances at AS220.

Arts & Culture

Resident artist’s work explores feeling at home with transnational identity

January 30, 2015 2 comments

Lundberg said he identifies with academic and creative attitudes toward art in Providence. “I drew inspiration from two different worlds and methodologies.”

Students report experiences with racial discrimination in various settings across campus, from parties on Wriston Quadrangle to fundraising events at the football stadium. The Brown Center for Students of Color offers a space for some students to discuss and confront these realities.

University News

Amidst campus dialogue, students confront racial perceptions

December 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Pervasive Prejudice

This series will explore racism at Brown. This story, the first of three, will look at the role racism plays in relationships among students.

Science & Research

Anesthesia does not affect cancer screenings, study finds

November 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Administering a local anesthetic does not interfere with the surgeon’s ability to determine tumor presence according to a study by University researchers.

Arts & Culture

CCB culture fair sparks conversations

October 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Music from the around the world resounded in Alumnae Hall, where dancers’ festive choreography mingled with aromas of international dishes.

University News

Heavy Petting brings stress relief, and a farm, to campus

September 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

For this edition of “Super Duper Heavy Petting,” Cordeiro brought several baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, a kid goat and a pot-bellied piglet to campus.

University News

Admins urge ‘transformative conversations’ across campus

September 16, 2014 1 comment

As the semester kicks off, the University is promoting “Transformative Conversations@Brown.”