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Students brave cold for Hasan Minhaj

When Hasan Minhaj was growing up in Davis, California, he never dreamed that he would become the host of a Netflix show beloved for educating viewers on politically and socially relevant topics through comedy. Later, when Minhaj performed for an audience of two in a college dining hall plastered with ...

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Stuart Weitzman’s shoes evolve from staples to icons

Stuart Weitzman, the creative and entrepreneurial mind behind many famed shoe silhouettes, stepped onto the Martinos Auditorium stage in silver shoes last night to discuss his career’s trajectory. Hosted by Fashion@Brown and The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, Weitzman’s talk offered students ...

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Colson Whitehead shares artistic journey

Colson Whitehead, author of nine novels including the #1 New York Times best-seller “The Underground Railroad” and his latest 2019 release “The Nickel Boys,” took to the pulpit of the First Unitarian Church Friday night to read, laugh and discuss the qualms and joys of a writer’s life with ...

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Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models. Sulzberger, who was promoted to Times publisher on ...

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Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

At the 71st Annual Emmy Awards, actors from acclaimed television shows shed their costumes to join writers, directors and other creatives — among them Brown alums — at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. University alums’ accomplishments were celebrated in numerous categories, including Outstanding ...

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Biopic examines Ted Bundy from new angle

Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” investigates the character of serial killer Ted Bundy  as well as the “vulnerability of humans,” according to Producer Michael Simkin. Simkin, Zac Efron’s producing partner at Ninjas Runnin’ Wild Productions, spoke to an audience ...

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Jabberwocks to accept all genders, all voices

The Jabberwocks, the University’s oldest a cappella group, will begin accepting singers of all genders and all voices beginning fall 2019. Founded in 1949 and traditionally an all-male group, this change comes as the group celebrates its 70th anniversary. “Every singer is welcome to participate, ...

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Wolitzer ’81 reflects on writing as craft, practice

Meg Wolitzer ’81 discussed the evolution of her decades-long career as a novelist at an event hosted by the Providence Athenaeum that filled the olive-green pews of First Unitarian Church Friday, March 22. She noted the way that changes in the craft of writing, the art of reading and her own understanding ...

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