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U. plans to lower COVID testing frequency

President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed plans to scale down COVID-19 testing frequency for vaccinated individuals, noting the nearly $1 million per week price tag on the testing program at Tuesday’s faculty meeting. The University is also in the midst of a vetting process to host between 10 to ...

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Court hears oral arguments in Title IX settlement appeal

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston heard oral arguments about a call by attorney Robert Bonsignore, representing 12 current members of the women’s hockey and gymnastics teams, to reject a settlement reached in Cohen v. Brown in December 2020, which reinstated the women’s ...

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ANOCH canceled for second consecutive year

On a Saturday night in October, Brown students from all grades would dress up in semi-formal attire and make their way to the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle. There, a huge tent would await them, housing live music performers, a photo booth and tables of food. Starting at 9 p.m., this night of dancing would ...

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Formerly incarcerated speak on criminal justice

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America hosted a panel, entitled “Mass Incarceration is a Feminist Struggle: Voices of Formerly Incarcerated Women,” to discuss the intersections of feminism, mass incarceration and prison abolition Thursday. The event launched the Mass Incarceration ...


Sam Zurier runs for State Senate District 3

Former City Council member and co-founder of the East Side Public Education Coalition Sam Zurier is one of five candidates running in the primary for Rhode Island State Senate District 3 Democratic primary, which includes College Hill and Fox Point.

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