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Victims navigate aftermath of sexual assault

Warning: This article contains graphic material regarding sexual assault.    Walking past the place where she was raped, Emily still suffers anxiety attacks. Emily, whose name has been changed to maintain confidentiality, said that in the months after her assault, she battled depression, felt ...

The Setonian
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U. unlikely to divest from coal in May

The Corporation will likely not vote to divest from coal at its meeting in May, “as it will be the first time they will discuss the issue,” said President Christina Paxson at a Brown University Community Council meeting Tuesday. Trevor Culhane ’15, along with two other members of the Brown Divest ...

The Setonian
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After Keeney fire, many first-years seek housing

Most residents of Jameson House in Keeney Quadrangle remain displaced from their rooms after a fire in the dorm Monday evening. While no injuries were reported, there was smoke and water damage to the residence hall, The Herald previously reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, ...

The Setonian
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Fire breaks out in Keeney room

A small fire broke out on the third floor of Jameson House in Keeney Quadrangle Monday evening, said Captain David Soscia of the Providence Fire Department. The cause of the fire was unknown and was under investigation by the fire marshal at press time, said Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus ...

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Fighting words: Student debaters spar in annual tourney

Co-coordinator of the Radcliffe Hicks Debate Samantha Sanders ’13 wrote a motion on the board in Wilson Hall 101. “This house would allow the government to use eminent domain on intellectual property.” Seated in the front row were the two final competitors: Steven Adler ’15 in a grey blazer ...

The Setonian
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Faculty discuss criteria for full professorship

When promoting associate professors to full professors, the University must consider teaching, research and service, faculty members said at a faculty forum held Tuesday afternoon. The Faculty Executive Committee sponsored the forum to allow faculty members to discuss a proposal from the ad hoc Committee ...

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U. parking officers on track to unionize

University parking officers are set to unionize under the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island, pending final signatures on a draft agreement between the University and union officials. Under the current draft of the agreement between the University and the union, parking officers will ...

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Despite debate, U. will still require standardized tests

In 1986, Students Against Testing submitted a referendum to the Undergraduate Council of Students urging the University to stop requiring applicants to submit SAT scores. Mark Safire ’87, co-founder of Students Against Testing, raised issues that still echo among applicants and students today. “It’s ...

The Setonian
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U. refutes claims of ethnic quotas

In response to claims that the Ivy League uses quotas when admitting Asian American students, Dean of Admission Jim Miller ’73 said the University does not use quotas or discriminate against any ethnic group in determining who is admitted to Brown. Several commentators alleged that the constancy ...

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