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Science network expands to nonprofit

After receiving funding from the National Science Foundation, the Earth Science Women’s Network launched as an official nonprofit organization this month.

Men’s soccer draws Eagles, take on Crimson to cap off Beantown series

After losing its grip and falling to Princeton, the men’s soccer team looked to rebound in Tuesday’s non-conference matchup with Boston College.

Volleyball sweeps weekend with strong five-set wins

After a series of close conference losses, the volleyball team bounced back nicely this weekend, taking down Columbia and Cornell in five-set thrillers.

PW parties in space with ‘Song for a Future Generation’

“Song for a Future Generation,” which opened last night in the Production Workshop Downspace, tells a peculiar and hilarious fable that unfolds into different story lines.

Diamonds and Coal: Oct. 17, 2014

Coal to Dorsey James, who said, “I think there’s a different way to skin the cat.” To be honest, that isn’t something we think about all too often.

Duncan ’15: What makes a ‘Transformative Conversation’?

We need to be talking more about white privilege on all levels: among students, among faculty members and among administrators.

Shin ’17: A sad colony of the digital

A word of advice to all those suffering from “social media anxiety disorder”: Go outside to have some actual communication with your fellow students.


Adrift in the Ocean State

For Rhode Island’s homeless population, service providers offer some answers — and some obstacles.


‘Violet’ finds meaning in the skin-deep

“Violet,” directed by Skylar Fox ’15, deals with problems of appearance, and avoiding the cliche, it does not discredit the power of the superficial.

‘Iolanthe’ is the seventh of Gilbert and Sullivan’s 14 comedic operas produced between 1871 and 1896.

Gilbert and Sullivan hits high note with ‘Iolanthe’

The comic opera focuses on forbidden love between a fairy and the half-mortal Strephon.


The applied math building, above, will be replaced by one to be constructed in the parking lot adjacent to Barus and Holley by December 2015.

Corporation backs construction of applied math building

October 20, 2014 | 1 comment