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On next year's calendar, a 'moust'-have

Mustaches are having a moment.They've recently been spotted on stars such as Brad Pitt and George Clooney. Organizations like "Mustaches for Kids" and "Movember" encourage men to grow them to raise awareness and donations for charitable causes.But for professional photographer Ricky Chapman and the ...


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Med school softens new PLME policy

After stirring opposition from students, the University has reconsidered a policy shift that would strip undergraduates in the Program for Liberal Medical Education of their reserved spots at Alpert Medical School if they choose to apply to other medical schools.


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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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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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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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