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Diman, Sayles flood due to pipe issues

Buildings on different corners of campus — Andrews Hall, Diman House and Sayles Hall — flooded over the weekend and on Monday. But, according to the University, the causes of flooding have all been resolved. Zandy Swartzman ’24, a resident of Diman House, said he and his friends were extremely ...


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GLO prepares for annual contract negotiations

Negotiations regarding the contract reopener for the Graduate Labor Organization began last Wednesday in a meeting between GLO and the University, marking the beginning of the annual negotiations process through which the yearly stipends for PhD and MFA students are decided. The meeting was held ...


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UCS, UFB increase student group funding

The Undergraduate Council of Students announced in a Jan. 22 email to the Brown community that the number of student group categories, which determines the amount of funding allocated for each group, will be reduced from three to two. The change will increase funding opportunities for new student ...


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One year late, Ratty celebrates its 70th birthday

Almost 71 years ago to the day, the doors of the Sharpe Refectory opened for the first time to University students.  The project — costing just under $21.5 million in 2022 dollars — boasted a central dining room, which seated 920 students. With an additional 17 dining rooms specially ...


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Flooding in Andrews prompts evacuation

Portions of the east wing of Andrews Hall were flooded late Saturday evening, prompting a building-wide evacuation of students, according to four Andrews residents.  Dorms in all five residential floors of the building, as well as the third and fourth floor hallways, were affected by ...


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New semester brings concern for Omicron

The impending threat of the Omicron variant has caused uncertainty about how to proceed with the spring semester. Some professors and students have accepted the risks of the pandemic and are prepared to slowly return to normalcy. Others remain anxious and plan to proceed with caution. 


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Brown sees record applicant pool for class of 2026

The University received a record-high number of applications for the class of 2026, with a combined 50,608 applicants from both the early and regular decision pools, Dean of Admission Logan Powell told The Herald. Powell noted that applications rose in every category, every geographic region and ...



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