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Common Sense Action undergoes merger

Common Sense Action, a group founded by two Brown students that seeks to involve millennials in the U.S. political process, recently merged with Run For America, a group with similar goals, to create a joint organization called Run For America Action. Last week, RFAA launched the Week of Action, its ...

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Arts & Culture

Spoken word group explores Filipino identity

Archipeleg-a, an all-female Filipino spoken word group, will celebrate its 20th anniversary Sunday by performing 20 different pieces. Archi hosts its own show only once every five years and plans to showcase the talents of 10 students this weekend. Archi, the oldest spoken word group at Brown, was founded ...

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Swearer Sparks honored at national event

Swearer Sparks, a student-run website that shares stories about social innovation in the Brown community and beyond, was formally recognized with the Ashoka U-Cordes Innovation Award at a conference Saturday. Alex Braunstein, communications and outreach manager at the Swearer Center for Public Service ...

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Food trucks report harsher enforcement

The owners of the food trucks Mama Kim’s, Lotus Pepper and Buddha Belly said a sudden surge in police enforcement of parking laws has restricted their operations on Thayer Street and in the downtown area. Food trucks were previously allowed to park and operate freely as long as they had proper licenses, ...

Science & Research

Bullying, mental illness related, U. study finds

Children with mental health disorders — particularly depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are three times more likely to be identified as a bully, according to a recent study by University researchers in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. The study shows that nearly ...

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Science & Research

Some inhibitory neurons always active, study suggests

Even during rest, the brain is always actively balancing its cycles of activation and deactivation, a new study by University researchers suggests. A team of neuroscientists explored how multiple inhibitory cells remain active to offset excitatory cells, even when the brain is in a calm and sedated ...

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Students stand up against sexual assault

About 30 students from a variety of campus groups gathered in the back of Flatbread Company Monday evening in the name of a cause they plan to support with great energy this month — prevention and awareness of sexual assault. The event was organized to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with ...

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Lecture explores community building through art

The sixth annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts and Humanities featured Arlene Goldbard, an activist and author, who spoke about art and culture as catalysts for social transformation Wednesday. The event, entitled “A Culture of Possibility for Providence,” also featured a panel of local ...

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