Since Last Time

By Kari Molvar / May / June 2000
October 19th, 2007
The acceptance rate dropped to its lowest level in history: a mere 15.1 percent of the 16,801 applicants (also a new record) have been admitted for the class of ’04....To protest the University’s involvement with the Worker Rights Consortium, an anti-sweatshop organization, Nike stopped giving free equipment and uniforms to the hockey teams....The total cost of an undergraduate year at Brown will rise from $32,280 to $33,530 next year; tuition will increase from $24,624 to $25,600....A postal inspector accused a Providence post-office employee of tampering with the mail of several Brown students in an effort to steal cash....David Caswell, former manager of the Brown Bookstore computer store, pleaded no contest and was sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing computers from the store....For the third consecutive year, The Associated Press named WBRU News Station of the Year for Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
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