Tonya Riley

Senior Staff Writer

Tonya is a senior staff writer reporting on the finance and fundraising beat. This is her second semester covering the beat. She is a member of the class of 2015 concentrating in history.

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Articles by Tonya Riley (54)

Arts & Culture

Liszt makes comeback in Sayles concert

November 6, 2011 0 comments

While the average Brown student might be more familiar with the Phoenix song “Lisztomania” than Franz Liszt’s classical compositions, Saturday’s

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Capstone requirement unrealized

October 23, 2011 0 comments

The 2008 recommendation from the Task Force on Undergraduate Education that senior capstone projects be made mandatory for all students generated campus-wide discussion about the nature of the projects and their role in the senior experience.

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Achebe joins Africana writers in historic panel

September 27, 2011 0 comments

African music percolated with excited chatter as a crowd waited to hear Professor of Africana Studies Chinua Achebe kick off the Department of Africana Studies 2011-12 Conversations in Africana Writing Series Monday.

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Learning by giving: SOC 1870A

September 23, 2011 0 comments

Receiving $15,000 for a college class might sound like a laughable dream, but in SOC 1870A: “Investing in Social Change,” a course offered by the Department of Sociology in conjunction with the Swearer Center for Public Service, that is exactly what happens. There is, of course, a catch — students do not keep the $15,000, but instead work in teams of five to award the money in grants to one or more community organizations.