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The Graduate Center Bar represents a central place of community for Brown alumni and current students. But, as the GCB closed its doors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, campus community members have put energy toward fundraising efforts to keep the bar running.

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In midst of COVID-19 pandemic, community aids GCB

April 16, 2020 1 comment

Ever since Susan Yund became manager of the Graduate Center Bar in 1994, Brown students and faculty could always count on the bar to open its doors every night for good drinks and good company.

Students began preparing to move on Thursday, following President Paxson's initial email telling students to leave campus.

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University pushes move out date up to March 17

March 14, 2020 0 comments

Undergraduate students who live in on-campus residences or Brown-owned properties must now vacate their residences by 5 p.m. on March 17, five days sooner than the University originally instructed.

Three University students are currently being tested for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). While the students are currently in isolation, test results are pending.

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Three University students tested for COVID-19 as state precautions increase

March 10, 2020 0 comments

Three University students are currently being tested for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to an email sent by Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes and Executive Director of Health and Wellness Vanessa Britto to students and faculty Monday.

On "The Raspberry Men," Emerson discusses his teenage years split between Taipei, Hong Kong and New Hampshire.

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Chance Emerson ’23 debuts album, ‘The Raspberry Men’

March 10, 2020 0 comments

Sporting summery attire despite the unexpected snowfall outside, Chance Emerson ’23 and the Clementines turned Andrews Commons into a makeshift concert hall on the night of March 6. The band enlivened the large crowd that turned up with songs from Emerson’s new album, “The Raspberry Men.”

Forty-one burglaries were reported to the Providence Police in District Nine, which includes parts of College Hill, from the first week of June to the first week of September. That number is comparable to the rate of burglaries reported in this district in the past five years.

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Summer burglaries leave students shaken

September 10, 2019 0 comments

Students living near campus this summer had an extra reason to sweat after a series of robberies swept through College Hill. The Herald spoke with four students who experienced break-ins over the summer, all of whom expressed frustration and unease after the incidents. Evie Hidysmith ’21 woke up around midnight […]

At its first meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council outlined its priorities and budget for the semester. Adam Spierer GS also shared that graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Nelson Fitness Center.

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Fitness classes now free for grad, med students

September 5, 2019 0 comments

This academic year, graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center, said Adam Spierer GS at the Graduate Student Council’s first meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

Bosis ’19: Friendships, four years later

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Bosis ’19: Friendships, four years later

February 11, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Four years later, I am still struck by the unpredictability of the people who have become my greatest friends. There is nothing that my enduring friendships share except for that they have endured — no characteristic, timing or shared interest can possibly forecast the trajectory of these relationships. 

Students prioritize societal impact, salary

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Students prioritize societal impact, salary

December 7, 2018 1 comment

“Since I was seven years old, I wanted to be a television screenwriter,” said Amelia Spalter ’22. After deciding to drop out of high school, Spalter enrolled as a visiting student at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts to pursue screenwriting.

A University committee began a review of the current evaluation forms in September 2017. The committee hopes to implement forms that are more specific to accurately measure teaching effectiveness.

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University to implement new course evaluation forms

October 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

New course evaluation forms are set to launch in the 2019 spring semester, according Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01, after a University committee began a review of the current forms last September.

Resources available for off-campus housing

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Resources available for off-campus housing

October 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Deciding to live off-campus — whether through University-owned auxiliary housing or renting property from a third-party landlord — can seem daunting. There are leases to sign, off-campus lotteries to enter and kitchen appliances to buy.