University admission officer Matthew Price poses with “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek. Price appeared in two episodes last month, winning in the episode that aired Sept. 19.

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Brunonia for $1,000: Community members compete on ‘Jeopardy!’

October 7, 2014 0 comments

The first step in qualifying to compete on “Jeopardy!” is an online test in which trivia lovers answer 50 questions, with 15 seconds allotted for each one.

Secret keepers: Looking inside Brown’s online anonymous communities

Secret keepers: Looking inside Brown’s online anonymous communities

October 3, 2014 1 comment

Kiki Tapiero ’17 was scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed when she noticed a post: “Hearing people snap their approval of things makes me nauseous.”

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Letters unsigned, but sealed and delivered

September 30, 2014 2 comments

The Brown Pen Pals are dedicated to keeping the fleeting art of letter writing alive.

When sexually active students take full custody of their dorm rooms, their roommates seek refuge in dorm hallways, lounges and friends’ rooms, a retreat that can affect both their health and schoolwork.

Putting up the ‘do not disturb’ sign

September 30, 2014 0 comments

Most students define sexiling as the phenomenon of being “exiled” from their own living quarters by a roommate who is hooking up with someone.

The Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences and the Sidney Frank Scholars program are parts of the legacy of Sidney Frank ’42, who donated over $100 million to the University before his death in 2006.

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Ten years in, Sidney Frank legacy endures in scholarship

September 30, 2014 0 comments

The fund provides scholarships to students from low-income families, allowing them to graduate without student loan debt.

Students and community members alike flock to Thayer Street Sunday to admire an array of arts and crafts sold by over 100 vendors.

Art festival showcases diverse crafts

September 29, 2014 0 comments

Under the heat of an unseasonably bright September sun, vendors at the Thayer Street Art Festival pitched their signs and perfected their displays.

Groups raise awareness on Israel-Palestine

September 11, 2014 2 comments

Brown community members are facilitating an array of actions to raise awareness and to promote a spectrum of political stances on Israel and Palestine.

In vacant spaces, a wealth of possibility

September 8, 2014 0 comments

Urban exploration has recently become a trend in abandoned or more vacant cities around the country.

Position title affects paycheck, not student approval

Position title affects paycheck, not student approval

April 23, 2014 6 comments

Students may not pay much attention to their course instructors’ official titles when picking classes.

Sitting on the corner of Prospect and Angell streets, the Corliss-Brackett House was constructed in 1882 by George Henry Corliss, who is known for his invention of a more efficient steam engine.

Corliss-Brackett House has rich history, unexplained secrets

April 23, 2014 0 comments

Functioning over the years as a home, a movie set, the Admission Office and now the Department of Philosophy, the Corliss-Brackett House has seen it all.