A diamond to Dean of Admission Jim Miller ’73, who framed this year’s drop in early decision applications as evidence that “ED fever is swelling down a little bit.” Because everyone can support a decline in on-campus ED.
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We all know what an important factor weather can be in the celebration of Spring Weekend. And just in case you don’t follow weather forecasts quite so obsessively, we will keep you informed of what the great weather gods have in store for us. Follow the link to see a preliminary look at what’s in store for us. [Read more →]
If today’s Brown-and-Waterman anti-gay marriage protest didn’t sate your appetite for dumb and offensive protests, why not stop by the Hitler-Obama booth on Thayer near Waterman? They also have pamphlets and look more eager to chat than the last group did.
UPDATE 12:35 PM: The protesters moved from outside JWW to Brown street by the Wriston entrance and loaded back into their vans and shipped off, to hundreds of students chanting “God loves gays!” There have been some reports that the group is heading towards Hope High School. There were many police officers on the scene as well as a few news outlets. Email email@example.com with any tips, photos, or videos.
See Thursday’s Herald for full coverage.
A diamond to M-Sex, FemSex’s new sibling workshop. For far too long, women have freely and openly talked about sex while the topic remained taboo among men, even in private conversation. Our society was so centered on female sexuality that men didn’t even feel comfortable discussing what made them feel good. Thank goodness M-Sex will begin to change all that.
Who knew, in a world of Natty Light, Budweiser and PBR, that we have actually demonstrated an improvement in the area of beer making… in the last 10,000 years, that is.
Tonight, students, professors and community members alike piled into an auditorium to hear “Uncorking the Past,” a lecture about ancient beverages from the Director of the Penn Museum’s Biomolecular Archaeology Lab, Patrick McGovern, and to await their turn to sample recreations of the ancient brews made by Dogfish Head. When you say “free beer,” people come a’running. Literally every seat was filled.
McGovern’s work uses a combination of archaeology, ancient texts and art, and scientific experimentation to analyze vessels that once held food or drink to determine exactly what ancient peoples were eating and drinking. [Read more →]
A cubic zirconium to the imminent death of the hard-copy Course Announcement Bulletin. Paper doesn’t crash or do maintenance during prime time. On the other hand, paper doesn’t involve fun-to-use pull-down menus.
A cubic zirconium to the 24-hour study space coming to a SciLi near you. The renovated area will be an important asset late at night, at least for those students too lazy to walk 25 feet over to the CIT.
Cubic zirconium to the 16,800 aspirants to the class of 2009. We love that your blood, sweat and personal statement sob stories will raise Brown’s selectivity and our U.S. News ranking, but the fact that the class of 2006 was the least selective in the last decade has us looking over our shoulders – a lot.
A diamond to the Corporation – you know, those guys in suits on campus this weekend to hand out financial aid IOUs to transfer and RUE students (we hope).