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BUCC discusses flooding, food and tenure

The Brown University Community Council met Thursday afternoon in Brown/RISD Hillel to discuss Rhode Island flooding, faculty tenure and a number of student initiatives on campus. Over 50 students from a course about sustainability attended to hear the council's perspective on Real Food at Brown, and ...


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Mokoro '11, Farber '12 to head UCS next year

Diane Mokoro '11 will serve as president of the Undergraduate Council of Students next year after winning 67.9 percent of the vote in last week's student government elections, the council announced Friday."I think there is a lot of work to do," Mokoro said, adding that she is "very excited to jump into ...


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Spring Weekend tickets sell out

With his fold-out chair and boombox, Devin Wilmot '10 came prepared for the wait. Though the additional Spring Weekend concert tickets did not go on sale until 5 p.m., Wilmot arrived at the George Street ticket booth just after noon. Soon, he was not alone.


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Election will be lengthened for first-years

The MyCourses poll for student government elections will be extended for first-year students until 10 a.m. Friday, said Elections Board Chair Kening Tan ‘12 at the general body meeting of the Undergraduate Council of Students Wednesday. Non-freshmen still must finish voting by Thursday at noon. ...


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Raking it in? Over half of undergrads work for pay

Looks like Spring Weekend artist Snoop Dogg isn't the only one with his mind on his money and his money on his mind. Over half of Brown students — 56 percent — pulled in their own cash-money by working for pay this semester, according to last month's Herald poll. Freshmen were less likely ...


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Alums market alarm clock 'coach'

Three alums are now selling the product they first thought of as undergraduates — the Zeo Personal Sleep Coach, an alarm clock that monitors and analyzes sleep patterns to wake sleepers up when they feel least groggy.


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This semester likely the last for pre-reg waiver

The University is extending a policy allowing students with unpaid tuition balances of over $1,000 to pre-register for classes, but this will likely be the last semester of the program, according to Elizabeth Gentry, assistant vice president of financial and administrative services.


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Chomsky: U.S. policies hurt Middle East relations

Noam Chomsky, the internationally renowned linguist and outspoken political activist, offered an analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, criticism of Israeli and U.S. policy and advice on student activism to a rowdy Salomon 101 audience that spilled over into Sayles Hall Tuesday evening."Thank ...


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Fewer pre-frosh mark 'undecided' in class of 2014

Do 97 percent of admitted freshmen really know what they want to concentrate in?Statistics released by the University indicate that only 3 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2014 chose "undecided" as their concentration. But Dean of Admission Jim Miller '73 wrote in an e-mail to The Herald ...


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Progress on S&J recs remains steady

In the three-and-a-half years since the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice issued its report on Brown's former links to the slave trade, steady progress has been made on its recommendations — which included creating a slavery memorial, a center for the study of slavery and justice ...


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Dorms vie to save the most energy

Brown's EcoReps has dared students in Poland House, Machado House, Slater Hall and Hope College to turn off the lights. In an effort to save energy, the student group launched an inter-dorm competition on April 11 to see which dorm will be able to consume the least energy over a three-week period.  ...


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Agreement between students disputed

A lawyer for William McCormick III — a former member of the class of 2010 who is suing the University,  over a dozen employees, a female student and her father — said in federal court last week that a statement made by the lawyer for the female student and her father during that same ...


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Green light means go for Angell and Waterman

The University is partnering with the City of Providence to upgrade most of the traffic lights on Angell and Waterman streets. The project, which will "significantly reduce congestion," is underway and will be completed over the summer, said Michael McCormick, assistant vice president for planning, ...


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Student hires bring 'real' food to the Ratty

Last semester, Brown Dining Services hired two students to search for "real food" — food that is local, fair, ecologically sound and humane — and this Thursday at the Sharpe Refectory's Earth Day Dinner Special, the Brown community will see what they've found. The Herald reported in October that ...


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Students oppose Swearer Center cuts

A small group of students gathered on the south side of the Main Green Monday to discuss planned cuts to the budget for the Swearer Center for Public Service and what the cuts say about University commitment to service in the community.The gathering came after over 250 alums and current students involved ...



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