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Spontaneous Facetimes, Zoom silences and broken records: Admission officers describe creating next year’s class from home

News, University News

Spontaneous Facetimes, Zoom silences and broken records: Admission officers describe creating next year’s class from home

April 1, 2021 0 comments

Admission officers make the case to high schoolers as to why they should apply to the University. The grueling work all serves a larger goal: attracting, admitting and yielding an incoming first-year class.

Virtual love and connection is just a survey away

Virtual love and connection is just a survey away

February 11, 2021 0 comments

Searching for love? Or just simple human connections? Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and, in preparation, several student organizations have released fun and casual online matchmaking surveys to help students form virtual connections

Student reflect on challenges, benefits of online learning

Student reflect on challenges, benefits of online learning

February 11, 2021 0 comments

For many University students, the shift to remote learning has also necessitated a shift in study habits. Many have found it difficult to stay connected with other students through the screen, a disconnect which can negatively impact the virtual classroom experience.

University program teaches ASL, Deaf culture, history

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University program teaches ASL, Deaf culture, history

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

As students in the University’s American Sign Language program enter their classroom, they immediately fall silent. The mode of communication shifts from vocal chords and shaped lips to hand gestures and emotive expressions.

An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

June 1, 2018 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018 Herald Archives Students begin fasting to protest apartheid. RONALD REAGAN (1981-1989) Having grown up in the midst of the Vietnam War and the peak of distrust in government, students during the 80s were highly skeptical of the government, protesting CIA […]

The college effect

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The college effect

May 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

Though events like Spring Weekend and Halloween may make substance use feel prevalent on campus, around 20 percent of students identify as substance-free.

Luigi Dibiasio, Jackie Wilson and Supervisor O are among 40 shuttle drivers that bus students around campus late at night. A long-time driver, Dibiasio takes the extra early-morning shift out of a fatherly sense of duty.

Arts & Culture

Evening shuttle drivers share diverse stories, care for students

April 28, 2016 2 comments

It was 12:30 a.m. when the red and white University van pulled up to the curb to meet two eager students.

Providence in six maps

Graphics, Metro

Providence in six maps

October 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Population demographics vary drastically across the city’s 25 neighborhoods.

Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

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Abroad But Not Alone: United World College at Brown

April 2, 2015 Comments are Disabled
Many students rely on social media for job networking and entrepreneurial efforts, but the addictive nature of the sites has led others to deactivate.

Unplugged: Students opt out of social media

October 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

In high school, Shane Fischbach ’15, like the vast majority of his peers, checked his Facebook incessantly.