PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has canceled plans to display the house where Rosa Parks lived for a time after she left the south and moved to Detroit. The house had been on a demolition list until it was saved by Parks’ niece and artist Ryan Mendoza, who moved it to Berlin. He brought […]

A week after Malia Obama made headlines for standing in proximity to a game of beer pong while visiting Brown University, the campus newspaper has issued an apology. “It is a shame that Malia was unable to visit Brown and enjoy herself at a party without several news headlines coming out about it the next […]


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university to take such action in less than a week. Brown President Christina H. Paxson says the university’s board Friday revoked the doctorate of humane letters it granted Cosby in 1985. Fordham and Marquette universities Thursday also […]

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University officials on Monday announced that two fraternities on the Ivy League campus have been sanctioned for hosting unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking punch laced with a date-rape drug. School leaders announced the discipline against Phi Kappa Psi and Sigma Chi in a statement […]