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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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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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Partygoer tried to grab cop's gun

Additional details emerged Tuesday about a fight that turned violent at a weekend party in Alumnae Hall, during which four people were arrested.At one point during the conflict Saturday night, an individual "tried to grab at a Brown officer's gun in his holster," Providence Police Department Chief Dean ...


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Community, U. discuss Jewelry District plans

The University could help fuel the developing knowledge-based economy in Providence, according to Assistant Vice President of Planning, Design and Construction Michael McCormick.   In a Brown University Community Council meeting Tuesday at Brown/RISD Hillel, McCormick and several other officials ...


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Q&A with David Rohde

New York Times reporter David Rohde '90 escaped from the Taliban four months ago after being kidnapped while on assignment in Afghanistan. Rohde gave his first public lecture about his experience on Monday in List 120. He also sat down with The Herald to discuss how his perspective has changed since ...


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Q&A with Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of the Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi, sat down with The Herald before his lecture Sunday to discuss his grandfather's legacy and his views on East-West relations.The Herald: Both of your grandfathers were very prominent freedom fighters in the Indian independence movement. ...


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Four arrested in fight at sorority party

Four men who were "harassing" Department of Public Safety officers outside a party in Alumnae Hall were arrested Saturday night by Providence police officers for disorderly conduct, according to Lt. John Ryan, commander of PPD Dist. 9.A student who attended the Delta Sigma Theta party, called "Scandalous," ...


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Gandhi explains a confluence of ideas

"The non-violence of King and Gandhi had a strong element of courtesy and forgiveness," Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, told a packed Salomon 101 Sunday.The former member of India's Upper House of Parliament, current president of Initiatives of Change International and renowned author and ...


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Whitehouse: Time isn't on Congress' side

Time is running out when it comes to reforming health care and passing legislation to curb damage to the environment, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., told a crowd of about 100 in a talk at Salomon 101 Friday.The talk was the second of a two-part series organized by the Brown Democrats.One of the biggest ...


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In fifth year, Strait Talk builds bridges once again

Fifteen student delegates from Taiwan, China and the United States have been on campus since last week to discuss and mediate disputes among the three countries at the fifth annual Strait Talk symposium. Originally founded by Johnny Lin '08, this year's Strait Talk ended Thursday after a week of workshops, ...


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Nonprofit founder talks up innovation

Diana Wells '88, president of the global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, spoke about the future of business-based ventures for achieving social change before a small crowd in Barus and Holley Wednesday night. Wells outlined Ashoka's mission and discussed the group's future in the rapidly ...





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