Today is Stupid Demonstration Day, apparently

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.


Crusaders for traditional marriage take over Waterman

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 blog@browndailyherald.com with any tips, photos, or videos.

See Thursday’s Herald for full coverage.

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Carbonized Fossil, Vol. 28

Retro-style “Diamonds and Coal” from The Herald’s issue on September 16, 2005:

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.

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Flocking to free (ancient) beer

The label for Chateau Jiahu, one of the Dogfish Head brews available to sample at tonight's event

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. Continue Reading


Carbonized Fossil, Vol. 27

Retro-style “Diamonds and Coal” from The Herald’s issue on November 4, 2005:

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.

Can’t get enough D&C? Read slightly more current incarnations in today’s Herald, or submit your own at www.DiamondsandCoal.com!


Carbonized Fossil, Vol. 26

Retro-style “Diamonds and Coal” from The Herald’s issue on March 4, 2005:

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.

Can’t get enough D&C? Read slightly more current incarnations in today’s Herald, or submit your own at www.DiamondsandCoal.com!