May/June 2015
Under the Elms
A Messy Narrative
Koenig_thb.jpg Journalist Sarah Koenig tells students how the podcast Serial became an addiction for so many listeners.
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Welcome
ADOCH_thb.jpgIn April, 767 admitted students invaded...
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Sexism in Higher Ed
Gallery_thb.jpg When Louise Lamphere sued Brown in the 1970s for denying her tenure, she began breaking up the academic boys club.
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Public Art
MayaLin_thb.jpg On April 22, people on campus got their first look at the newest public art: Maya Lin's Under the Laurentide.
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Ibis in a Box
Mummybird_thb.jpg How do you examine fragile, ancient artifacts without destroying them? Call the local hospital for a radiology tech.
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“I Do” for All
MarriageEquality_thb.jpg The opposing lawyers in Bush v Gore unite to persuade the Supreme Court to accept same-sex marriage.
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All in the (Brown) Family
Kertzer_thb.jpg Aided by two alumni editors and an alumna agent, David Kertzer ’69 wins the Pulitzer Prize for biography.
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Victim Rights
Sexual_Assault_Task_thb.jpg As the campus searches for ways to combat sexual assault, a working group issues its final report.
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Warp Speed
OgdenLectureGillard_thb.jpg In an Ogden lecture, Julia Gillard, the former prime minister of Australia talked about what she says is the “Asian Century.”
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The Scoop
Gelato_thb.jpg An Italian film festival comes to campus—along with a master Italian gelato maker and his wife, a former student food worker.
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