Articles by Stu Woo (167)

Nader to speak Wednesday in Salomon

October 5, 2004 Comments are Disabled

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader will discuss the war in Iraq, the Patriot Act, same-sex marriage rights and the “War on Drugs” in a speech at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Salomon 101.

NASA scientist wins alumni award for contributions to Mars exploration

October 4, 2004 Comments are Disabled

James Garvin ’78, Sc.M. ’81, Ph.D. ’84, chief scientist for NASA’s Mars and lunar exploration programs, was honored with the William Rogers Award yesterday at the 21st Annual Alumni Recognition Ceremony. Before the ceremony Sunday evening, Garvin gave a multimedia presentation at the William Rogers Award Lecture at MacMillan Hall.

Focus group considers SciLi’s future

October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled

A focus group met Thursday evening to discuss ideas for the renovation of the lower levels of the Sciences Library. The Department of Facilities Management, considering a renovation of the bottom three floors of the SciLi, invited students to give input on the project.

GRE’s Warwick location tests students’ patience

October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled

Rachel Kitson ’05 is planning on going to graduate school next year. The sociology concentrator is looking at doctoral programs at schools such as Stanford University and the University of California-Berkeley. But to apply to these schools, Kitson needs to take the General Record Examinations and until a few days ago, she didn’t know how to get to the test site.

Brown bike owners react to security flaw in U-lock

October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled

Much of the bicycling community has been in panic and the world’s most well-known bicycle lock company is reeling after it was discovered that many high-end bicycle locks could be easily picked in seconds – with nothing more than a ballpoint pen. After hearing the news, some concerned bikers on campus are buying new locks, while others said they aren’t worried.

Bojedla ’07 prepares for pageant with sense of humor

October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled

She said while some girls in the pageant are obsessed with winning, she is entering the competition just for fun.

New restaurant introduces grilled pizza to Thayer Street area

October 3, 2004 Comments are Disabled

The first thing Barry Wohl will tell you is that his pizza place is anything but typical. “We’re going to be nothing like your average pizza place,” said Wohl, owner of the soon-to-be-opened Pizza Grille of Providence. “We are looking to attract customers interested in tasting America’s gourmet pizza.