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Professors present research to global community

While a Swiss resort might seem like the perfect winter getaway, the World Economic Forum conference, held Jan. 25-29 in Davos, Switzerland, had nothing to do with skiing and fine chocolate. For the four professors who went — Professor of Neuroscience John Donoghue PhD'79 P'09 P'12 MD'16, Professor ...


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Student group promotes responsible drinking

The feeling is all too common — an overwhelming sense of dizziness, compounded by an inability to place one foot in front of the other without stumbling. While this experience is typically induced by heavy drinking, students could mimic the effects of high blood alcohol content using special "beer ...


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Off the Hill, the Salon beckons

Faced with the prospect of yet another sweaty, disappointing dorm party, some students have wandered from College Hill and into the high-ceilinged, dimly lit main room of the Salon. Part industrial music venue, part chic urban bar and part intimate underground dance club, the Salon opened a year ago ...


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Independents love, hate living situation

Five years ago, a program house displayed a sign to the campus community — independents keep out. Though the sign's brazenness is yet to be matched, some independents living in program and Greek houses feel the sentiment still exists.


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Chronicling campus characters

President Ruth Simmons isn't the only figure on campus with a following. Brown staff cleans industrial-sized messes, feeds college-sized appetites and makes the lives of the students who love them just a little bit better. But beyond the hellos and the daily smile, how well do students know the famous ...


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Historic mill houses art community

Gangly weeds and graffiti have long ago overrun parts of the enormous brick complex. Tattered tarp flutters from the dozens of boarded-up windows of the former Hope Webbing Company, once one of the largest mills of its kind.


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For some, Halloween tricks and treats never get stale

Toting grinning plastic jack-o-lanterns, plastic bags and empty pillowcases, Disney princesses, Harry Potters and Buzz Lightyears will venture into the streets tonight in search of sugary treats. But some of these creatures are not so little anymore. Every Halloween, a number of Brown students gather ...


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Occupy protesters close bank accounts

Seven Bank of America customers closed accounts at the Kennedy Plaza branch yesterday as part of an action organized by Occupy Providence, according to Trish Phelan, an Occupy Providence protester who has been living in Burnside Park since Saturday.


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Across the city, art of the story abounds

"I've never told anybody this before, but why don't I tell a roomful of strangers?" joked Phil Goldman, host of Live Bait, as he relayed a story of his childhood weight struggles at the Oct. 7 Live Bait storytelling event at Perishable Theater.


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Simply Ruth: Campus reflects on losing an icon

She has been compared to Jackie Robinson, Santa Claus and Morgan Freeman. She has been called a "badass." She is remembered for her red power suit and the hugs promised to first-years at Convocation. And while President Ruth Simmons is the leader of the University and a revered academic, to many she ...





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