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Former President of Kosovo lectures at Watson

For as long as she can remember, former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga has fought against people and institutions that have excluded her because of her gender. In a lecture as part of the Watson Distinguished Speaker Series — jointly presented by the Brown Journal of World Affairs and the Watson ...

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University, BuDS workers agree to $620,000 settlement

The University plans to pay $620,000 distributed among more than 100 student Dining Services workers and their lawyers to settle a class action lawsuit over disputed pay. The preliminary approval of the settlement was filed Oct. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The student ...

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Endowment reaches record high of $4.2 billion

The University’s endowment grew to a record high $4.2 billion with $467 million in investment gains for the 2019 fiscal year, according to documents from the Investment Office.  In FY 2019, the endowment had a return of 12.4 percent, which more than doubled its aggregate benchmark of 5.8 percent. ...

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Shiru Cafe shutters all U.S. locations

Shiru Cafe, the coffee shop on Angell Street known for its free drinks, will close its doors Sept. 27 — less than two years after it came to College Hill. The international chain plans to close all three of its U.S. locations to remain focused on its “continued growth” in Japan and India, U.S. ...

Arts & Culture

University community remembers Toni Morrison

Assistant Professor of Literary Arts Colin Channer was born with a disease that made him legally blind. When a surgery meant to fix his eyes further blinded him for three months, he sought solace in books the second his sight started to return. Against his doctor’s orders, Channer begged a friend ...

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BuDS workers respond to policy, leadership changes

Following a number of changes to the policies and leadership of Brown Dining Services student employees, members of the BuDS Student Management Team have voiced fears that BDS is not prioritizing the needs of student workers. The Herald spoke to six of the 12 current members of the BuDS SMT and one ...

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