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When building Brown meant burning bridges

Bracketed by the Van Wickle Gates and Soldiers Arch, Brown's bustling campus 50 years ago reached little beyond the Main Green and Lincoln Field. A residential neighborhood of old colonial homes and stately Victorian mansions extended right to its doorstep. Today, the University sprawls over most of ...


The Setonian
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Students mind their Ps and Qs

The number of reported incidents involving underage drinking and copyright infringement at the University decreased this past year, according to Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus life and student services. Overall, violations declined slightly.


The Setonian
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U. optimistic about major research grant

The University and several affiliated partners submitted a five-year, $20 million grant proposal last week to the National Institutes of Health after more than three years of intensive planning. The grant would establish a statewide center for connecting cutting-edge medical research with improved patient ...


The Setonian
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In boon for pedestrians, Faunce Arch to stay open

Facilities Management announced Tuesday that plans to close Faunce Arch for construction had been indefinitely postponed. The decision was made late last week due to a "desire to minimize the impact on the campus community," said Ricky Gresh, senior director for student engagement.


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For city and U., a political standoff

Editor's Note: This story contains material similar to text that appeared in other published work. An Editor's Note was published in the Nov. 13, 2009, Herald. That Editor's Note can be found here. Brown has long enjoyed an enviable position in Rhode Island politics, with numerous alums holding some ...


The Setonian
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Salomon 101 leak resolved

Thanks to a leaky pipe, students attending class in Salomon 101 this month have spent class in an unexpected shower of drops of water falling from the ceiling.The problem, initially thought by Facilities Management to be from a leak in the roof, was repaired on Friday. Dami Olatunji '11 was attending ...


The Setonian
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Profs to FacMan: Can you hear us now?

A T-Mobile cell phone tower installed on the roof of Barus and Holley has angered some engineering and physics professors concerned about the tower's impact on sensitive research equipment used in the building.According to Professor of Engineering William Patterson, faculty members are concerned that ...


The Setonian
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Correction

An article in Monday's paper ("Marketing firm brings big bucks for Brown athletics," Oct. 19) incorrectly stated that Nelligan Sports Marketing recently signed a contract with Harvard University.  In fact, Harvard is not under contract with the company.





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