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UFB releases student group funding data

The Undergraduate Finance Board published the funding amounts of nearly 200 student groups Monday afternoon, revealing how much each group has received from the Board since the 2014-15 school year. Last year, UFB allocated almost $1.5 million to the student groups listed in the release. Only Category ...

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Students brave cold for Hasan Minhaj

When Hasan Minhaj was growing up in Davis, California, he never dreamed that he would become the host of a Netflix show beloved for educating viewers on politically and socially relevant topics through comedy. Later, when Minhaj performed for an audience of two in a college dining hall plastered with ...

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Camila Pelsinger ’20 named Rhodes Scholar

Camila Pelsinger ’20 was awarded a 2020 Rhodes Scholarship Nov. 24, one of the most esteemed international fellowship awards. Pelsinger, along with 31 other award recipients from the United States, will pursue a master’s degree at Oxford University beginning Oct. 2020. She will undertake a M.Sc. ...


R.I. public universities propose tuition increase

Tuition rates may be on the rise for students at Rhode Island’s public post-secondary institutions. Recently, the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and the Community College of Rhode Island all proposed increases to in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees, which were approved by ...


51 for 51 rep talks D.C. statehood

Members of the American Civil Liberties Union, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, League of Women Voters and more gathered to hear arguments in favor of making Washington D.C. the 51st state from D.C. Statehood Coalition member Elinor Hart Wednesday. “I would like to have ...


New murals populate Thayer Street

In an effort to bring more art to Thayer Street, The Wheeler School is working with Thayer Street District Management Authority to create a series of murals along the street. One mural in the series ­— which depicts a figure painting a scene inspired by Claude Monet’s work — is currently being ...

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BUCC discusses sustainability, library initiative

Assistant Provost for Sustainability Stephen Porder presented several long-term goals for sustainability during yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting. The drafted sustainability plan looks to achieve a 15 percent reduction in the University’s nitrogen and phosphorous footprint by ...

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UCS discusses exam stress, pre-registration process

The Undergraduate Council of Students gave feedback to Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 on the course pre-registration process and exam stress at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. Zia spoke to the Council as part of the University’s effort to improve pre-registration through reforms ...

Post- Magazine

Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

When the once-bustling streets of College Hill fall silent at night, some students turn to Safewalk. On Sundays through Thursdays, between 9 p.m. and 2:15 a.m., pairs of students equipped with bright neon vests and walkie-talkies accompany their peers from one destination to another. DPS officers and ...

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Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill. In a faculty forum Tuesday evening, the panelists discussed various aspects of the impeachment ...

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Grad students rally for improved benefits

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19. Tuesday ...

Science & Research

University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

To better understand and analyze how Hepatitis C spreads in communities through injection drug use, University researchers compared the spread to a similar means of disease transmission mosquitoes. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can spread through contact with contaminated blood, a spread occurring ...

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