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What's in a Building?
feat.Ward.thb.jpgWhen Brown announced plans last year for a new mind, brain, and behavior building, a group of faculty, students, and alumni objected that the Urban Environmental Lab would have to be torn down. What followed was a debate about how to capture the future without forgetting the past.
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Look Upward, Angel
feat.oldladd4.thb.jpgCell phones and automobiles bounce signals off satellites in orbit. Brown scientists download data from space probes cruising the surface of Mars. Yet in one building near campus, you can still experience science and astronomy much the way Galileo did.
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Why Are We in Iraq?
feat.Scoblic1.thb.jpgThe rationales may have shifted, but as New Republic executive editor Peter Scoblic ’96 argues in his new book, the reasons go back at least fifty years to a view of foreign policy as an epic struggle between good and evil.
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A Virtual Friend To Millions
obit.Pausch.thb.jpgA farewell to Randy Pausch '82.
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Question & Answer Men
ac.Fluther.thb.jpgBen Finkel and Andrew McClain dreamed up Fluther.com in the Sun Lab at Brown—inspired by their fellow students’ advice.
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Trust Account
ac.Gaige.thb.jpgNovelist Amity Gaige ’95 unravels the risks and rewards of love.
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Free Market Music
ac.AmieSt.thb.jpgAt the music website Amie Street, downloads start off free; their cost increases with their popularity.
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A Wig and a Cane
ac.Dubois.thb.jpgPeter DuBois ’97 AM takes over Boston’s Huntington Theater.
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Brown In Beijing
sports.Willard.thb.jpgSacramone brings home a silver in gymnastics, and track and crew alumni finish strong.
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The Player
elms.Wing.thb.jpgThe new dean of medicine hopes to succeed where others have not.
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The Contenders
sports.Dougherty.thb.jpgTo unseat Harvard and Yale in football this season, the Bears need to keep playing offense—and block, too.
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Open Door Man
elms.Kennedy.thb.jpgBrown’s first vice president for international affairs David Kennedy ’76 envisions “a Davos for young intellectuals.”
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Staying the Course
elms.Report.thb.jpgBrown takes a long hard look at the curriculum and offers reforms.
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The Haffenreffer Closes
elms.Haffenreffer.thb.jpgBrown hopes to move the anthropology museum nearer to campus but doesn’t yet know where.
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CSI: College Hill
elms.crime3.thb.jpgSummer school brings tweens to campus to solve fictional crimes and learn from real pros.
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How Much Danger in a Light Bulb?
elms.Sarin.thb.jpgCFLs may reduce our energy consumption, but they also contain mercury.
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The Narrator Within
pov.writing.thb.jpgA writer explains what’s been keeping her at it for half a century.
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Long-Distance Donor
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Classmates share lots of things: secrets, clothes—in this case, even their kidneys.

Robin Graves '82 & Martha Hansen '82

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The Midtown Angel
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When doing time just doesn’t work. Angela Tolosa '97

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Those Poor Bastards
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The September day that changed a man for good. Edward Krug '39

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Macho Policy Geeks
feat.Scoblic3.thb.jpgRemembering the early days of the Brown Journal of World Affairs.
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The Know-How Guy
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All politics is local in Afghanistan, too. Paul Ware '98 MD

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Produce Center
finally.carrots.thb.jpgAt the garden on Hope Street, students harvest and teach.
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Gatekeeping
elms.Gates.thb.jpgJust after Commencement, the Van Wickle Gates vanished...
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Wild Welcome
class.Hurricane.thb.jpgAs 400 freshmen settled into their new digs 70 years ago, one of the most violent storms ever to hit New England surged in.
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Critics Corner
ac.Wife19.thb.jpgCritics Corner: The 19th Wife
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Critics Corner
ac.Miller.thb.jpgCritics Corner: Only A Theory
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Fresh Ink
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Since Last Time
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Unseen
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The Pausch Difference
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Theater At Brown
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Favorite Topics
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Speaking Up For Iceland
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What Is Patriotism?
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Heated Views
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A Tragic Death
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