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Avon fills niche as East Side independent film mecca

On a quiet Friday afternoon, the Avon Theater often bustles with middle-aged local intellectuals. The thick smell of warm buttered popcorn hangs in the air, while old-time swing music plays softly. “Welcome to the world’s most uncomfortable seats in the most beautiful theater,” one elderly patron ...

University News

Hundreds assemble to confront Kelly controversy

More than 600 students and multiple professors and administrators gathered Wednesday night in Alumnae Hall for an open forum addressing issues surrounding free speech and race on campus and the cancellation of New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s lecture Tuesday. At the Tuesday event, ...

The Setonian

The extra mile: Undergrads consider long-distance love

Though activities such as SexPowerGod may make Brown infamous for activities conducive to a hookup culture, a subset of students maintain love from afar.   So close, yet so far Anastasia Gorodilova ’16 said she didn’t expect to leave Barcelona with an Australian boyfriend this summer. “It’s ...


Pranksters abound in U. history

Barrett Hazeltine, professor emeritus of engineering, was completely taken aback when he arrived at his ENGN 0900: “Managerial Decision Making” class in spring 1977 to find every student wearing a t-shirt with his face on it, he said. The class gave him a standing ovation lasting more than two minutes, ...

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Music mixer promotes health efforts abroad

The sounds of karaoke and laughter filled Kasper Multipurpose Room Friday as students and faculty members gathered for “Heart Beats,” a mixer to promote Medical Equipment Donations International’s efforts in Zanzibar. The event was a “musical extravaganza” that sought to raise awareness about ...

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Sciences Library could receive interior makeover

The University may repurpose the top four floors of the Sciences Library based on recommendations from the Campus Planning Advisory Board’s February report. The project is still in the planning stages, and no official timeline has been set. Planners said they expect potential uses for the space to ...

The Setonian
Arts & Culture

Six U. students join RISD museum tour program

Next month, visitors to the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design will be able to glean a unique insight into the world of art with specialized tours led by a new group of student tour guides. Each year, the museum invites college students from Providence to join its Gallery Lecturers ...

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