September 2012:

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice opens in Alumnae Hall.

October 2013:

President Paxson issues her report on the university’s possible divestment from coal.

Brown Divest Coal

Majority of Undergrads Support Coal Divestment

Campus reacts to Coal Decision

Paxson: Next Steps in the Consideration of Divestment

Rationalizing the Divestment Decision

Divest Coal: Learning to Respect Boundaries

No to Coal Divestment

Facebook Page

Poll shows mixed opinions on Ray Kelly, coal divestment

Seeking influence, students form activist group

Student website created prior to the lecture

Editorial: Let Kelly speak — and respond

October 29, 2013:

Ray Kelly lecture cancelled after students protest. President Paxson issues a letter to the campus community

Letters: Community responses to Kelly lecture cancellation continue

Hundreds assemble to confront Kelly controversy

Kelly lecture spurs student, community backlash

Editorial: Ray Kelly lecture offers lens to examine local policies

Fong ’14, Kwon ’14, Li ’14, Rajan ’15, Furuyama ’15: Freedom of speech or freedom to silence?

Hauptman ’14, Soloway ‘14.5, Souza ’14: It’s not about crime…

Hare ’14: Solidarity against Kelly undermines U.’s credibility

November 2013:

In the wake of the controversy, UCS debates whether the name of the TWC is too political

Teach-in addresses racial implications of policing practices

Letters: More respond to Ray Kelly controversy

Brown Retreats from Free Speech

Letter: Kelly was not silenced

Gordon ’14: Kelly protesters empowered the voiceless

Letters: Protest blocked free speech

University to create committee in wake of Kelly protest

Poll shows mixed opinions on Ray Kelly, coal divestment

Letter: Paxson’s letter misses the point of discourse

Organizers and supporters of the demonstration against Ray Kelly: Standing for racial justice: A public statement

Editorial: The function of the University

Letter: On Ray Kelly protest, fault lies with Paxson

Paxson names members of Ray Kelly committee

Janus Forum holds student conversation on protest

Letter: Kelly committee seeks dispassionate review

December 2013:

Teach-in recounts history of activism

Legacies of Dissent: A Brief History of Activism at Brown

Blog about history of Races Brown

February 2014:

First report is issued

Ray Kelly committee releases initial report

How A Talk Got Aborted

March 2014:

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice moves from Alumnae Hall to a new, stand-alone building on Waterman Street

April 2014:

Mills ’15: The commissioner and the kingpin

Sclove sexual assault case, protest of rape culture and mishandling issues

May 20, 2014:

Lena Sclove appears on Democracy Now

Second report on Ray Kelly is issued

September 2014:

President Paxson issues her response to the reports

Paxson responds to Kelly reports

October 2014:

Miller: Two cheers for academic freedom at Brown

Tobolowsky GS: Freedom of expression is for everybody

Year Later, Kelly still fuels campus debates

November 2014:  

Janus Forum brings Wendy McElroy and Jessica Valenti to debate.

Students and activists briefly shut down Route 95 after the Ferguson non-indictment.

Brown University’s Two-faced Attitude Toward Free Speech

December 2014:

200 students stage “die-in” on the main green after Ferguson grand jury decision

Die-in at Brown University

Amidst campus dialogue, students confront racial perceptions

March 2015:  

Students protest rape culture at Brown.

Debate intensifies over Brown’s handling of GHB, sexual assault cases

A Brown Bites Guide: The Phi Psi, GHB and Sexual Assault Cases

Corporation ties to student accused of serving GHB questioned

Hundreds march on U. Hall to protest handling of cases

Letter: Brown should ban fraternities

March in April 2015 for sexual assault awareness

Students protest at women leaders panel

Weinstein ’17: Sexual assault and conflict of interest

October 2015:  

“The White Privilege of Cows” is published.

BDH editors issue an apology.

Black student groups issued a response to the BDH editorials.

Daily Beast publishes essay critical of the BDH’s removal of the editorials.

Native students stage a die-in on the main green.

November 2015:

Brown Stands in Solidarity with Mizzou and Yale

First faculty letter appears in BDH

Geovanni Cuevas assaulted at Spanish House.

Uprising Against President Paxson

First draft of the “Pathways to Inclusion” released

Grad Students of Color post essay in the Huff Post

Campus “Blackout”

December 2015:  

“Day of Reclamation,” as students occupy parts of University Hall. As a part of it, students publish a list of demands

February 2016:  

Final version of “Pathways to Inclusion” released.

Second faculty letter in the BDH

Fall Weekend renamed Indigenous People’s Day

Brown Students Failing Because of Protests

March 2016:

Brown Students Protest Guest Speaker

Mock cancels lecture amid student protest

Anti-Semitic, homophobic vandalism found in Marcy House

SJP: Petitioning against Hillel is not anti-semitic

Hummus options added after SJP protest

April 2016:

Brown Students Accuse Graduate of Cultural Appropriation

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

UCS presidential candidates outline social justice-oriented agendas

July 2016:

Brown’s Censorship Culture

Brown alum’s film blasts PC culture at Ivy League school

Silence U: Is the University Killing Free Speech and Open Debate?

Student Activists Want to Teach, Not Learn

Free Inquiry vs. Social Justice at Brown University

Being a victim can be a source of power on college campuses

November 2016:

Brown Students Threw Out American Flags

#ourcampus walk out/ protest, students demand Brown be a sanctuary campus

#ourcampus walkout

December 2016:

Brown Bites: A Year in Review