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Topic: student reactions

For students and alumni residing mere miles from the D.C. Capitol, Wednesday’s riots struck a chilling chord.

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Brown students, alumni in D.C. reflect on attack on the Capitol

January 9, 2021 0 comments

Margaret Thoren ’21 was out for a walk when she received an Emergency Alert that Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had issued a city-wide curfew beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m.

International students try to maintain optimism amid uncertainty about Biden administration

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International students try to maintain optimism amid uncertainty about Biden administration

November 22, 2020 1 comment

When Cecilia Martin ’23 first moved to the United States, her mother gave her a pep talk she never thought she’d need to hear: “If anything goes wrong, pick up your brother, go to the Swiss Embassy and take shelter.”

The University resumed in-person classes on Monday after the move to level 2 reopening. “It felt like, not a return to normalcy but definitely a relatively good substitute,” said Olivia Siemens ’21.

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In-person classes elicit mixed reviews from on-campus, remote students

October 8, 2020 1 comment

Eleven students take their seats in a lecture hall meant for more than 100 people, each staggered among the rows and wearing a mask. A professor stands at the front of the room, 50 feet away from the closest student.

William Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, discussed a call where Trump discussed “investigations” into political opponents.

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As impeachment dominates D.C., students express tempered excitement

November 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

As the public phase of the House of Representatives’ presidential impeachment inquiry commanded attention in the nation’s capital, students on College Hill tried to stay engaged with the news while focusing on more localized challenges: midterms.

University ends Advancement Office support for private events

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University ends Advancement Office support for private events

February 27, 2019 1 comment

President Christina Paxson P’19 denied knowledge of University involvement with private dinners hosted by Martin Granoff P’93 and committed to ending Advancement Office assistance in the coordination of future private events in a letter to the editor published in Tuesday’s Providence Journal.

Students criticize University support for Granoff dinner

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Students criticize University support for Granoff dinner

February 27, 2019 6 comments

After the Providence Journal reported that the University provided logistical assistance to private dinners hosted by Martin Granoff P’83, members of the student body are voicing concerns about University involvement in the events.