Topic: student life

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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.

Okin ’19: Let’s change the way we think of self-care

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Okin ’19: Let’s change the way we think of self-care

September 12, 2018 0 comments

My most resolute commitment this summer was to dutifully neglect my glasses as much as possible.

22 percent of students call home at least once a day

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22 percent of students call home at least once a day

April 20, 2018 0 comments

When Alexis Jackson ’21 left her family in Ohio and arrived on College Hill, she felt overwhelmed by the jarringly difficult pre-med classes.

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UCS, UFB candidates commence campaigns

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Shanzé Tahir ’19 and Fabrice Guyot-Sionnest ’20 will compete to become the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students in next week’s elections, UCS announced yesterday.

Brendan Sweeney ‘20 trasferred to Brown in the fall. Transfer students face a plethora of challenges upon entering the University, including the lack of a specific housing program and established community.

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Transfer students grapple with finding place on campus

November 16, 2017 1 comment

Transfer students’ first days at Brown are a whirlwind of meeting new people, adjusting to campus and finding a community.