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Assistant secretary of state talks Latin America

Roberta Jacobson ’82 delivered a speech Monday about anti-corruption in the Western hemisphere for the 91st Stephen Odgen, Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs. The lecture, entitled “Why People are Mad and Why It’s a Good Thing,” focused on civilian responses to government corruption ...

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Scili says goodnight to Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Each night at 8:30 p.m., a security guard at the Sciences Library shines a bright flashlight from the 14th floor to say goodnight to the children at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence. The flashlight blinks four times, once for each syllable in the phrase, “goodnight, Hasbro.” Several other ...

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Veritas Forum talk explores meaning of American dream

The Veritas Forum hosted a discussion-based event, titled “The American Dream?,” about morality, faith and the meaning of life in the Salomon Center De Ciccio Family Auditorium Wednesday night. Andrew Foster, professor of economics and director of population studies, asked questions and facilitated ...

The Setonian

Students campaign for ethnic studies in Providence

Jan. 20, high school students protested outside of the Providence School Department headquarters for the inclusion of ethnic studies in Providence public school curricula. Several other student and community activism organizations ­— including Youth In Action and Direct Action for Rights and Equality ...

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Totenberg compares Supreme Court’s past and present

With almost half a century of reporting experience under her belt, award-winning legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio Nina Totenberg noted with amusement to a packed Salomon 101, “I have been covering the Supreme Court longer than any of the current justices have been serving.” Totenberg ...

The Setonian
Arts & Culture

Poet speaks on science, the self

Students and guests gathered last night in the McCormack Family Theater to hear poet Jane Hirshfield read a collection of poems from her latest book, “The Beauty.” Tuesday’s event opened with an introduction from Forrest Gander, professor of literary arts and comparative literature, who called ...

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Tougaloo student exchange connects campuses

The partnership between Brown and Tougaloo College, a historically black college located near Jackson, Mississippi, continues to advance exchange programs and research opportunities for undergraduate students and faculty and staff members, said Maitrayee Bhattacharyya ’91, associate dean of the College ...

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