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Lit Arts' Waldrop wins National Book Award

Professor of Literary Arts Keith Waldrop has won the National Book Award for poetry this year for his book "Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy," the National Book Foundation announced last week at a ceremony in New York.The foundation cited "Transcendental Studies" for its unity of poetry and philosophy, ...


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New device makes cell phones a safety device

Brown students, faculty and staff can now activate their cell phones for use as portable security devices, thanks to the Department of Public Safety's recent launch of Rave Guardian, a software system designed to protect registered users across campus.Rave Guardian, made by Rave Wireless, Inc., provides ...


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Lit Arts' Waldrop wins National Book Award

Professor of Literary Arts Keith Waldrop has won the National Book Award for poetry this year for his book "Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy," the National Book Foundation announced last week at a ceremony in New York.The foundation cited "Transcendental Studies" for its unity of poetry and philosophy, ...


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Experts square off on race representation

"How are minority groups best represented?" "Can a member of a group better represent that group's interests than a non-member?" Those were the key questions that Harvard Law Professor Lani Guinier and author Jim Sleeper wrestled with at Thursday afternoon's Janus Forum lecture, "Does Race Matter?" Guinier, ...


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Substance use steady, poll shows

Substance use among students has stayed relatively unchanged from two years ago, according to a recent Herald poll. The data also showed that more males used marijuana than females and that more upperclassmen used alcohol than freshmen.


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Stolen chair, indecent exposure at Rock

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Nov. 3 and Nov. 11. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department responds to incidents occurring both on and off campus. DPS does not divulge information on ...


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Governor would consider domestic partnerships

Days after drawing criticism for vetoing a bill that would allow same-sex couples to make funeral arrangements for their partners, Gov. Donald Carcieri '65 has announced his willingness to explore the creation of legally recognized domestic partnerships in Rhode Island.


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U. to review policies after party fight

Details continue to emerge about the party last Saturday in Alumnae Hall that led to the arrest of four men in attendance. According to the official Providence Police Department report obtained Wednesday by The Herald, an individual threatened to return to a Brown party with a handgun. The University ...


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Most students confident in financing education

Though a majority of Brown students expressed confidence about their ability to finance their education, a sizable proportion indicated worry, according to a recent Herald poll.The poll found that 59.4 percent of students reported being "somewhat confident" or "very confident" with their abilities to ...


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TGIF, but wait, we still have class

A recent re-accreditation report by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges has ranked Brown ahead of many of its fellow institutions — Brown "may be the best among its peers in scheduling classes five full days a week," according to the report.Students needn't worry about the report's ...


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Dean hears concerns about new PLME rule

Students in the Program in Liberal Medical Education are seeking to be exempted from a new policy about applying to other medical schools and have taken their objections to an Alpert Medical School official.Four junior PLMEs met with Associate Dean of Medicine Philip Gruppuso on Friday to lobby against ...



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