The University's bid to go globalBy Sarah Forman | May 28
‘A whole higher level'
About 75 students gathered on the Main Green Monday afternoon to protest the Athletics Review Committee's recommendations to cut four varsity teams, and some protestors continued to express dismay over the proposal to President Ruth Simmons during her open hours later in the day.
In most courses — even at Brown — it would have come as a bit of a shock for an instructor to announce that for the first 60 minutes of a seminar, no one was allowed to speak or leave the room.
When Charlie Wood '10 wants to withdraw his monthly paycheck, he leaves home at 4:30 a.m. and spends five hours traveling through southeastern Africa in the back of a pickup truck alongside 20 to 30 people, produce for a local market, a few chickens and a goat. Once he makes it to the closest city — ...
After a fraternity initiation event at Yale last month sparked public protest from women's groups on campus and across New England, the university has created a new task force to review sexual misconduct policies.
Twitter was supposed to revolutionize communication. Seemingly every news outlet, business and celebrity jumped on the Twitter bandwagon soon after its 2006 launch, using the microblogging site to self-promote and spread information in the form of 140-character tweets.
A professor at the University of South Carolina at Columbia is offering an upper-level course this spring devoted to studying the societal factors that led to Lady Gaga's popularity.
Starting this fall, travelers in Providence will be able to get to T. F. Green Airport with only a $2.50 train ticket, providing an alternative to pricey taxi services and crowded shuttles.