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By Nikhita Mendis & Luke O’Connell As the LGBTQ liberation movement gains attention across the country, Brown remains a longtime cradle of progressive queer rights. Brown students’ struggles for equality for these groups have resulted in ...

The Rainbow in the Ivory Tower

By Nikhita Mendis & Luke O’Connell As the LGBTQ liberation movement gains attention across the country, Brown remains a longtime cradle of progressive queer rights. Brown students’ struggles for equality for these groups have resulted in ...

By Sara Erkal & Paula Martinez Gutierrez Twenty-four years ago, in 1990, Dean of Student Life John Robinson organized an open forum to discuss the issue of sexual assault. “Your outrage at the administration is justified,” he told the studen...

Assault, She Wrote

By Sara Erkal & Paula Martinez Gutierrez Twenty-four years ago, in 1990, Dean of Student Life John Robinson organized an open forum to discuss the issue of sexual assault. “Your outrage at the administration is justified,” he told the studen...

By Hassan Hamade Though former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly had been invited to give the Noah Krieger ’93 Memorial Lecture in October 2013, the reception that awaited him in Providence was anything but inviting. On the day of the...

Speakers When Spoken To

By Hassan Hamade Though former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly had been invited to give the Noah Krieger ’93 Memorial Lecture in October 2013, the reception that awaited him in Providence was anything but inviting. On the day of the...

By Francis Torres The first sight that greets visitors to the Third World Center (TWC) is a banner proclaiming the achievement of “Over 30 Years of Unity Through Diversity.” This brief statement encapsulates the mission of the Center: to help fos...

Making Space in the Center

By Francis Torres The first sight that greets visitors to the Third World Center (TWC) is a banner proclaiming the achievement of “Over 30 Years of Unity Through Diversity.” This brief statement encapsulates the mission of the Center: to help fos...

By Alex Lloyd George During your time at Brown, you were heavily involved in student activism —most famously with this suicide pills event — can you describe your thinking and approach to protest during your college days? [During my college days]...

Interview with Jason Salzman ’86

By Alex Lloyd George During your time at Brown, you were heavily involved in student activism —most famously with this suicide pills event — can you describe your thinking and approach to protest during your college days? [During my college days]...

By Mintaka Angell, Stephen Stahr & Marina Gattas Do Nascimento When Chancellor Stephen Robert announced the Brown University Corporation’s decision to divest from Sudan to the crowd of students rallying on the steps of Faunce House in February ...

Moral Money

By Mintaka Angell, Stephen Stahr & Marina Gattas Do Nascimento When Chancellor Stephen Robert announced the Brown University Corporation’s decision to divest from Sudan to the crowd of students rallying on the steps of Faunce House in February ...

By James Konsky On December 7, 1776, British forces made landfall at Newport, Rhode Island. The young Brown University, until then sheltered from the violence that plagued the colonies, was quickly affected. James Manning, the president of the Univer...

Commencements and Independence

By James Konsky On December 7, 1776, British forces made landfall at Newport, Rhode Island. The young Brown University, until then sheltered from the violence that plagued the colonies, was quickly affected. James Manning, the president of the Univer...