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Topic: Greek and program houses

Affected students were originally given 72 hours to move out of Buxton after returning to campus this spring, but now have a more flexible timeline.

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U. suspends Buxton House

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University has suspended the housing privileges of Buxton International House until fall 2020 after finding the program house had “again violated the student code of conduct while on deferred suspension from a previous violation,” wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Jan. 18 letter.

Camilla Ruiz Segovia ’18, Maryori Conde ’18 and Michelle Cruz ’18, co-coordinators of the new Latinx House, aim to use the house as a space for student discourse and an opportunity to celebrate Latinx identity.

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New Latinx House to offer student housing

March 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Office of Residential Life has introduced a new housing option for students next semester: Latinx House.

In light of recent activism surrounding his father’s service on the Corporation’s Board of Trustees, the student accused of administering GHB to two female students has been harassed and left campus for the weekend.

University News

Debate intensifies over Brown’s handling of GHB, sexual assault cases

March 9, 2015 20 comments

Many students have reacted with frustration and anger toward the University following new revelations in the date-rape drug and sexual assault cases.

The change in sanctions against Phi Kappa Psi resulted from reevaluated GHB test results and has drawn mixed response from students.

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Brown modifies Phi Psi sanctions

February 23, 2015 14 comments

Phi Kappa Psi can petition for reinstatement a year and a half earlier than the original four-year sentence would have allowed the fraternity to return.

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Undergrads question new alcohol policy

January 22, 2015 16 comments

Following ban on alcohol service at residence hall parties, students have expressed support for emphasis on student safety and sexual assault prevention.

Students reported being given alcoholic drinks containing date-rape drugs at a fraternity party in Sears House on Wriston Quad Oct. 17, according to an email from Margaret Klawunn, vice president for campus life and student services.

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Students report spiked drinks at Phi Psi party

October 25, 2014 32 comments

Two students informed OSL and DPS they suspected they were given alcoholic drinks containing a date-rape drug at a fraternity party in Sears House Oct. 17.

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Greek Council may halve budget

November 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The proposal was in part a response to Delta Phi and Sigma Chi’s objections to old policies.

The University now requires hosts of Class F parties to pay for contracted security officers, who must check IDs at the door.

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U. officials deny ‘crackdown’ on frat parties

October 11, 2013 6 comments

Some students say they have noticed more rigid enforcement of security and safety policies.

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Greek life fights stereotypes with panel

March 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled

An MPC Friends event emphasized the positive aspects of the fraternity and sorority experiences.

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Kappa Delta welcomes first pledge class at Brown

March 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

New members will continue to bond as they contemplate housing options.