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Liberian refugees get extra year in U.S.

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Liberians in Rhode Island rejoiced last month at news that refugees from the West African country would be granted an additional 12 months of amnesty in the United States, thanks to an executive order signed by President Obama.

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Changes in store for Thayer Street

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

In the coming weeks and months, as most students leave College Hill for the summer, a number of new players are expected to open shop on the busy strip — even as still more stores close. 

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Artists’ dressing room robbed during show

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

An unidentified suspect broke into the Faunce House dressing room of one of the Spring Weekend artists during Friday’s concert and stole two laptops and some cash, according to Brown Concert Agency Administrative Chair Stephen Hazeltine ’09 and the Department of Public Safety.

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Bike-sharing program up and running

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Charging a membership fee of $5 for the year, a bike-sharing program operating out of a room in Faunce House was officially launched last week.

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Bookstore owner, alum donates rare science books

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The John Hay Library has received a gift of 130 rare books and manuscripts, including the first two editions of Nicolaus Copernicus’ “De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,” from Daniel Siegel ’57, the owner of M&S Rare Books, a bookstore in Wayland Square on the East Side. The donation is the “most […]

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Hiring freeze may hit athletics hard

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

If the tight hiring standards that have been in place since November last through the summer, the Department of Athletics may be without a number of assistant coaches next year.

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Pre-frosh flock to campus for ADOCH

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Hundreds of students will flood campus Tuesday as Brown plays host to this year’s crop of accepted students. Dean of Admission Jim Miller ’73 said there are about 750 students registered.

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Artistic seniors to be honored tonight

April 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Thirty-two of Brown’s top graduating artists, actors, writers, composers and directors will be honored at the 14th annual Weston Awards ceremony tonight at Stuart Theatre.

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Student assaulted in shower

April 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A female student was assaulted by an unidentified male while in a Sears House shower on Friday around 6:30 p.m., according to an e-mail sent to students from the Department of Public Safety Friday night.

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Degree Days connect department concentrators with alums

April 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled

As the last remaining sophomores dropped their concentration forms into the registrar’s unceremonious black bin last week, the University concluded a month-long program intended to help students connect their concentrations to real-world careers.