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Longtime psychiatry chair resigns

April 7, 2009 0 comments

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Martin Keller will step down as chair of the department this June, amid ongoing federal scrutiny directed at him and other researchers with financial ties to pharmaceutical companies.

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Across campus, puzzlers get down with Shortz

April 6, 2009 0 comments

The room was silent except for the squeak of markers against whiteboards. Messy letters filled the boxes, building corners with words intertwined. As white space disappeared, the crowd held its breath until, suddenly, Aaron Mazel-Gee ’09 took a step back and threw up his hands. He had finished.

Homeless, advocates demand share of stimulus package

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Homeless, advocates demand share of stimulus package

April 3, 2009 0 comments

A crowd of nearly 200 people gathered in the State House rotunda Thursday afternoon, calling for legislators to use federal stimulus money to help those who have lost their homes due to foreclosure, eviction or job loss. The rally was organized by 10 groups, including non-profit organizations such as the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless and Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere, a student organization at Brown that works with the homeless community.

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Students support ‘Fall Weekend’

March 30, 2009 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

More than two-thirds of Brown undergraduates favor changing the name of “Columbus Day” on the University calendar, according to a Herald poll conducted earlier this month.

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Local businesses suffer in economy

March 17, 2009 0 comments

As the economy continues to unravel, shop owners on the East Side have been forced to dramatically alter their business strategies to stay afloat.

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WEB UPDATE: Disciplinary hearing for 8 SDS members concludes

January 5, 2009 0 comments

The University Disciplinary Council panel convened to arbitrate charges against eight students involved in a heated protest of the Corporation in October concluded a hearing early Wednesday afternoon after two days of meetings.

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Students storm onto Main Green

November 7, 2008 0 comments

Many Brown students had waited nearly two years for this. President-elect Obama swept the West Coast around 11 p.m. last night, essentially clinching the 44th presidency and propelling hundreds of exuberant students onto the Main Green.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Main Green jubilance: A post-election slideshow

November 5, 2008 0 comments

Photos by Min Wu, Eunice Hong, Kim Perley and Steve DeLucia

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The election: where to vote, what to look for

November 4, 2008 0 comments

Students who are at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Rhode Island are eligible to vote in today’s general election. Voters must have registered in Rhode Island by Oct. 4 to cast ballots for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and local races.

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Student found sleeping on SciLi roof; fry thief nabbed

October 31, 2008 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Oct. 16 and Oct. 22. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus.