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Green-thinking seniors leave their footprints

When Aden Van Noppen '09 arrived at Brown four years ago, she went to the activities fair and scanned the tables, looking for groups that focused on climate and energy issues. She didn't find much."We were shocked. We were all shocked," Van Noppen said. Van Noppen wasn't the only frustrated freshman. ...


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Alison Cohen

Education, environmental justice, women's health, chemistry — at first glance, the different passions that Alison Cohen '09 pursues seem loosely connected. But in her academic work and outside activities, the San Francisco native has brought together her diverse array of interests, earning recognition ...


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Corporation Controversy

You would have been forgiven last semester for thinking you had wandered into a never-aired, college-specific episode of Law and Order. Grainy surveillance footage, confrontations with police officers and a 19-hour trial — these were just a few of the scandalous details surrounding a year-long ...


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TWTP turns 40

The Third World Transition Program, approaching its 40th anniversary this summer, is the product of years of changes from its inception as the Transitional Summer Program. The summer of 1969 saw Brown's first Transitional Summer Program, a result of the attention brought to minority issues by the 1968 ...


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Year after year, helping New Orleans

Four Januarys ago, Josh Morrison '09 flew from Seattle, Wash. to Louisiana. He had never been to New Orleans before, and the city was still reeling from Hurricane Katrina that devastated the city six months earlier, while Morrison and his classmates were heading to College Hill for freshmen orientation. ...


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Reflecting on 50 years of Brown sports

When the Brown and Pembroke classes of 1959 graduated, we left having experienced the beginnings of a half century of profound transformation for Brown athletics. Two major events had occurred during our time on College Hill: the formal beginning of Ivy League competition in 1956 and the University's ...


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Rakim Brooks

After learning in November that he had won a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, Rakim Brooks '09 decided to go back to his home in the Bronx to avoid the cascade of congratulations he faced on campus."Looking back, I probably should have stayed to enjoy the moment a bit more," he said with a laugh. But ...


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A troubled past

In a campus-wide e-mail to the Brown community on Jan. 27, President Simmons announced the University stood to lose $800 million from its endowment, reducing its safety net by 30 percent to $2 billion. The e-mail marked the first mass University communication since September 2008 when the economy took ...


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Nicholson, panel give behind-the-scenes insight

A star-studded panel featuring actor Jack Nicholson P'12, producer Robert Evans and Paramount CEO Brad Grey P'10 P'12 spoke to a full Salomon 101 on Saturday to discuss the roles of individuals in the movie-making process.Between questions from producer and panel moderator Peter Bart, several lengthy ...


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Program welcomes minority students

Though most prospective first-years finished their preview of Brown on Wednesday, some are still on campus for one more day on College Hill. About 140 admitted students are staying for Third World Welcome, the Admission Office's program for minority students, according to Natasha Go '10, the program's ...



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