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BCA’s student DJ vote stirs controversy

Brown Concert Agency’s decision to hold a re-vote for the Spring Weekend student DJ sparked an outcry from some students who alleged the decision was unwarranted and not communicated in a clear and timely manner. BCA held an initial poll from March 22 to April 5 for students to choose a DJ, who will ...

The Setonian

Central Falls mayor sentenced on bribery charges

Former Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday by the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island for accepting gifts from friend and contractor Michael Bouthillette. In exchange, Moreau had awarded Bouthillette an exclusive contract for renovations to city buildings, ...

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BEAR day lauds dedicated staff

“When your spouse or loved one or child asks you, ‘What did you do today?’, you probably don’t say, ‘I helped put a child through college,’ or ‘I supported first-rate, cutting-edge research for the common good,’” quipped President Christina Paxson Monday to a filled-to-capacity Salomon ...

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Seminar explores conflict in Turkey

The popular notion that Turkey is a model democracy is incorrect, Nukhet Sandal, postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies, argued in a research presentation Wednesday Sandal presented her research — concerning differential treatment of religious minorities in Turkey — ...

Arts & Culture

U. staff members display artistic flair

Though most students know him for his long golden hair and post at the entrance to the Sciences Library, few are familiar with Steve Gervais’ second career, which showcases his more creative and artistic side. “I like to call my two pieces ‘Strange Bedfellows,’” said Gervais, who in addition ...

The Setonian
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From dean to president, Paxson's rapid ascent

President-elect Christina Paxson's resume shows a rapid advancement through the academic ranks. In the last five years, she has served as a dean at Princeton and chaired the university's nationally renowned economics department, serving at one point as the department's only tenured female professor. ...

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