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JWU student job cuts proposed

The vast majority of Johnson and Wales University students working for Brown Dining Services will lose their jobs if, in its February meeting, the Corporation approves a budget-cutting measure recommended by the Organizational Review Committee.


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SAO Director O'Hara '55 to take early retirement

Phil O'Hara '55, director of student activities, is one of over 100 experienced staff members who have decided to accept early retirement packages offered by the University. Active at Brown during four different decades, O'Hara received an excellence award on Feb. 5 at Brown Employee Appreciation and ...


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U. trashes plan to cut papers

The Organizational Review Committee's recommendation that newspapers be eliminated from University dining halls will not be enacted, Richard Bova, senior associate dean of residential and dining services, wrote in an e-mail to The Herald.


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Cancun trip canned over alcohol

The 2011 Class Board recently canceled a planned spring break trip to Cancun because of liability concerns about alcohol consumption expressed by the Student Activities Office, according to Director of Student Activities Phil O'Hara '55. A University-sponsored spring break trip is unlikely to happen ...


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Facilities attacks icy sidewalks

The flurry of blizzard predictions for Wednesday's weather was the kind of forecast that mobilizes Facilities Management to prepare the sidewalks for the worst of storms. Though the actual snowfall often falls far short of meteorologists' expectations, as in Wednesday's case, Facilities doesn't take ...


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Same-sex marriage a hot issue in the race for governor

Three gubernatorial candidates — former U.S. Sen. Lincoln Chafee '75, Attorney General Patrick Lynch '87 and General Treasurer Frank Caprio — planned to declare their support of a same-sex marriage bill at the Marriage Equality Rhode Island rally set for Wednesday at the State House until ...


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RISD junior touched by Haiti quake

After losing her father in the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, Nathalie Jolivert decided to return to Providence. The third-year student at the Rhode Island School of Design will take on a full load of architecture classes when RISD commences its spring semester Feb. 22.


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Brunonians continue to flock to TFA

As the Feb. 19 deadline to apply for Teach For America looms, this year's graduating class, as those before it, is applying in force to the two-year teaching program.Fourteen percent of the class of 2009 applied to the highly competitive program, according to regional TFA recruiter Anasstassia Baichorova. ...




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