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Carroll ’21: Response to Sachar ’20: The Problems with CCB’s Claim to Student Government Status and Why it Should Matter to Students

Beginning last year, Brown’s Class Coordinating Board began rebranding itself as a student government.
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Adam Furman ’22: It’s time for campus to reopen for more in-person interactions

The University’s COVID-19 testing program has been a definitive success. With only a couple dozen positive cases, the University conducts hundreds, if not thousands, of tests each day.
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Bhaskar ’21: Brown should not remove statues of Roman emperors from campus. Here’s why.

In late September, a group of Brown University students, faculty and administrators held a virtual town-hall to discuss the implications and future treatment of several monuments that currently occup…
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Number of Brown students studying remotely more than doubled following delayed in-person class decision

Of the sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in classes this semester, only 23 percent are living on campus, while 44.2 percent are living off campus or commuting. Another 32.8 percent are studyin…
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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccine Trials, Group Gatherings and Flu Shots

In the inaugural episode of “The COVID Pod with Ashish Jha,” The Brown Daily Herald’s Editor-in-Chief Colleen Cronin ’21 joins Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha to discuss the national n…
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New U. Cancer Center aims to expand research, serve broad patient community

The creation of the Cancer Center at Brown University was announced last month and is aimed at promoting research into the biological foundations, community impact and clinical treatment of cancer.
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Presidential election underway as R.I. begins early in-person voting and vote by mail

More than 23,000 Rhode Island voters have already cast their ballots for the presidential election, with the vast majority participating in in-person early voting as of Oct. 16, according to official…
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The short-lived, lighthearted allure of ‘On the Rocks’

The latest drama-comedy ‘On the Rocks’ reunites writer-director Sofia Coppola and actor Bill Murray, as he takes on the role of Felix, a seasoned debauchee and wealthy art dealer. Rashida Jones joins…
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Han ’23: HBO’s best shows are more raw than ever

Nearly a year and a half ago, the dominant story in pop culture was the conclusion of “Game of Thrones,” a television show that had transcended what we thought television could be.
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De Padova ’24: The unfair advantage of applying early decision

As we move further into fall, many people look forward to apple orchards, hayrides and Halloween. But for high school seniors around the world, it’s the day after Oct. 31 that they have circled on th…
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From College Hill to campaign trail: how Brown students are getting politically involved virtually this semester

When Seth Goldstein ’22.5 voted in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election in 2018, he woke up the next morning in tears — the candidate Goldstein supported, Democrat Tony Evers, had defeated Republican i…
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Brown sees overall decrease in crime in 2020 despite recent uptick in violent crimes

Reported crimes on the University’s campus decreased by 58 percent compared to last year, according to Brown’s Department of Public Safety crime report, which was reviewed by The Herald. DPS has also…
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VP Carey: ‘We feel very good about where things are right now’

Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91 and University Spokesperson Brian Clark discussed the seasonal flu, asymptomatic testing following the long weekend and the second we…
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Nelson Fitness Center reopens with COVID-19 safety protocols

The Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center reopened Tuesday and welcomed members of the Brown community who are approved to be on campus this fall.
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Eat Local Challenge Celebrates Sourcing and Sustainability

Brown Dining Services hosted the annual Eat Local Challenge Sept. 29 to promote the work of New England food producers and to inform students of how dining hall food is sourced.
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