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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.