Brown University

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Pachanga Fest: A Latino-Music Spread Worth Driving West

    For anyone who loves music, it would be a dream come true if some of your favorite bands accepted an invitation to play a show in your backyard. Throw in a variety of delicious food, cold drinks and a handful of your family and friends, and you might stumble upon the creation of a pachanga, which me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Program Honors HISD Students On the Road to an Ivy Education

    Felipe Guillen, a Chavez High School student, told a crowd Tuesday night about the struggles his mother and father went through. His Mexican parents had to work, so they couldn't pursue their education. They sacrificed being in their homeland while their son pursued his education. At one point, figh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    The New Guy In Town: Your Required Bill O'Brien Reading And Viewing

    This morning out at Reliant Stadium, perhaps already in the books by the time you read this, the Texans will introduce now former Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien as the third head football coach in their franchise's history. As the head coach for the professional football team in the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Liberals Who Give Liberals A Bad Name: College Kids Edition

    Conservatives like to point out when liberals try to squash speech that they (the liberals) don't like. And, you know what, some times they (the conservatives) have a point. Just last week, Brown University students forced a halt to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's speech on their campus. The students ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    NASA's New Astronauts: Half Women, None Alive for the Moon Landing

    There was a generation of kids who grew up idolizing the astronauts. The men of the Mercury missions, the Apollo crews -- the guys who risked everything, put it all on the line to beat the Russians and launch into outer space. John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong -- these guys were national he ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2013

    Zack Kopplin, The 19-Year-Old Face of the Anti-Creationist Movement

    Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Doctors Who Rock: 9 Musicians With Their Ph.Ds

    Alice Cooper recently received an Honorary Doctorate from The Musician's Institute in Los Angeles. After receiving the award, he said, "One more of these and I can write prescriptions." Now you know that Alice Cooper could one day write you a prescription... to rock. You're welcome. Out of sheer c ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2010

    Shock the Junkie

    Is ibogaine really an addict cure-all?

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Calorie Restrictors Stay Hungry in Hopes of Living Longer

    An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Ivy League Frat Punished For Helping Ike Victims

    Proving that no good deed goes unpunished, an Ivy League fraternity has been punished for daring to hold a fund-raiser for Ike victims. The Delta Tau chapter at Brown University gave a party September 19 and raised $800 which they gave to the Gulf Coast Ike Relief Fund. Ten fraternity brothers were ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    Starting Out in the Evening

    PYT seduces her literary hero

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    One of Us Must Know

    The elusive Bob Dylan is masterfully considered in I'm Not There

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Monkey Business

    Primates -- destined for laboratory research -- are being brought into a compound in Houston so carefully and quietly that no one knows they're here

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Ugly and Slow

    A booster has been messing up downtown for years

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Bee Keepers

    A spelling bee brings out the stalkers

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2005

    Golden Ruhl

    Stages Repertory Theatre showcases a theatrical phenom with Late: A Cowboy Song

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004
  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Slick Billies

    Cowpunkers Slick 57 try to make people forget about their fancy college degrees

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Welcome Home, You're Busted!

    A watch and a pair of earrings come between two close socialite friends

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Don't Be So Literal

    Ironic, heady, elusive, instinctual, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion embraces all its contradictions

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    Living Doll

    Mary Chapin Carpenter's new tour will rekindle old flames

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Soul on Ice

    As one of hockey's few black players, the Aeros' Graeme Townshend has had to pick his fights carefully