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De Padova ’24: The unfair advantage of applying early decision

Columns, Opinions

De Padova ’24: The unfair advantage of applying early decision

October 15, 2020 0 comments

As we move further into fall, many people look forward to apple orchards, hayrides and Halloween. But for high school seniors around the world, it’s the day after Oct. 31 that they have circled on their calendars. On Nov. 1, scores of hopeful Brunonians will submit their Early Decision applications.

University announces decreased fees, room, board costs

University announces decreased fees, room, board costs

August 12, 2020 0 comments

The University will decrease some student fees for the Fall 2020 semester, according to an Aug. 12 email from Student Financial Services. Student Financial Services stated in their email that these decisions were motivated by the University’s decision to postpone the planned arrival of students until late September.

Men’s track, field and cross country reinstated as varsity sports

Sports

Men’s track, field and cross country reinstated as varsity sports

June 9, 2020 2 comments

The men’s track, field and cross country teams have been reinstated to the varsity roster, a reversal of their recent demotion to the club level

Skahill ’21: One Team, One Family — Women’s Cross Country, Track & Field Weigh in on Excellence Initiative

Op-eds, Opinions

Skahill ’21: One Team, One Family — Women’s Cross Country, Track & Field Weigh in on Excellence Initiative

June 4, 2020 0 comments

On May 28, Brown University revealed that it will cut 11 varsity athletics teams and transition them to club status, effective immediately. The decision, which was made without the knowledge of the University’s head coaches and student-athletes, has been dubbed the Excellence in Brown Athletics Initiative.

Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

Sports

Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

May 28, 2020 21 comments

The University will transition 11 varsity teams — men and women’s fencing, men and women’s golf, women’s skiing, men and women’s squash, women’s equestrian and men’s track, field and cross country — to club status, effective immediately, according to a community-wide email sent today from President Christina Paxson.

Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

Op-eds, Opinions

Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

May 9, 2020 3 comments

Student government has the ability to play a vital role on our campus, but its constitutive organizations are severely struggling to be transparent and accountable to the students they serve.

On March 12, the University announced that students must vacate on-campus and Brown-owned housing as a consequence of the spread of COVID-19. Many community members stepped up to help each other with moving, storage and other resources.

News, University News

In overcoming move-out challenges, community assistance plays key role

March 23, 2020 1 comment

As many undergraduates cleared out their dorm rooms in the aftermath of the University’s March 12 decision to vacate on-campus and other Brown-owned housing, Kahini Mehta ’21 packed up her belongings and prepared to hand them off to a moving company.

Faculty member among new Rhode Island COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Faculty member among new Rhode Island COVID-19 cases

March 21, 2020 2 comments

A second member of the Brown community, a University faculty member, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a message from Health Services Clinical Director Adam Pallant and Associate Vice President for Campus Life Vanessa Britto.

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

News, Science & Research

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Health Services, University researchers stress flu vaccine

March 13, 2020 0 comments

Influenza has persisted as a prevalent health concern at the University and within the community at large this year, and, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, receiving a flu vaccination remains especially important.

Three University students test negative for COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Three University students test negative for COVID-19

March 11, 2020 0 comments

All three Brown students who were tested for COVID-19 earlier this week tested negative, according to a community-wide email sent Wednesday morning from Division of Campus Life officials.