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Transfer students embrace life at Brown

They don't rave about their freshman units and may get lost on parts of campus, but otherwise, transfer students are at home at Brown — at least according to Head Transfer Student Adviser Melea Atkins '10. A transfer student herself, Atkins acknowledged that while some of her peers may remain ...


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Staff hope for increased child care

It's a quiet morning on the Taft Avenue Daycare Center playground, nestled behind the Brown Stadium. Among the many children enjoying their morning playtime, baby Max sleeps peacefully in his strawberry beanie. Less than three years old, he has no idea how many parents wish their children could be in ...


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Fellows program to get second boost

The Faculty Advising Fellows program, which has professors host events in their homes to encourage interaction between students and faculty, will be expanded next semester, according to the administrators who oversee the program.


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Sexual assault center now staffed

For the first time since its creation, the Sexual Assault Resource Center is now staffed regularly on weekdays. Nine students have been staffing the center, located in the Sarah Doyle Women's Center, since earlier this month.


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BUCC meeting details tight budget

Providing a glimpse at preliminary planning for the University's fiscal year 2011 budget, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Beppie Huidekoper emphasized to the Brown University Community Council Tuesday that budget cuts will loom large for planners well into next year.


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Q & A with Bill Russell

Legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell spoke in Salomon 101 yesterday about the media's role in sports. Before the symposium, he sat down with The Herald to answer questions about President Obama, his relationship with Boston and championship rings.


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Health is a global right, says Kim '82

Physician and public health leader Jim Yong Kim '82 discussed global health's future — and his own as the recently elected president of Dartmouth — in Andrews Dining Hall Tuesday afternoon, stressing the importance of broad-based health solutions over tackling diseases one-by-one.


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Lagos discusses recession impact on South America

Though its end is nowhere in sight, the current recession could lead to an increasingly globalized world in which developed and developing states will be more inclined to coordinate their economic decisions and policies, former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Escobar told nearly 50 students, faculty ...


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Sophomore cooks up cake, business

In high school, her classmates' parents hired her to make cakes — but it wasn't until last semester that Kelly Schryver '11 created TillieCakes, her own cake-baking company. "Kids on campus cannot get custom cakes from scratch very easily," Schryver said. "Either you go to Coldstone's or trek ...





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