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Young alums honored as social innovators

Three Brown alums all share a new honor: inclusion on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 list for social entrepreneurship.

Providence Talks expands after promising preliminary data

Providence Talks plans to expand its operations this spring as its pilot phase wraps up, said Rob Horowitz, a spokesperson for the program.

Potential bill centers on police surveillance

House Deputy Majority Whip Joseph Almeida, D-Providence, intends on introducing legislation to equip Rhode Island police with body cameras.

IPTV offers more accessibility, channels

Students returning to campus for this semester can find a revamped Internet Protocol Television service equipped with a variety of new features.

Editorial: GELT grants offer travel, equality

The GELT grants represent a long overdue initiative that hopefully signals new attention to including international experience in the curriculum.

Secondo ’16: Taking steps forward

When in the course of human events does it become necessary for one people to dissolve the bands that connect them to a corrupt culture? The Founding Fathers listed many grievances in the Declaration of Independence that they believed warranted separating the colonies from Great Britain. How many more incidents […]

Rotenberg '17: The State of the Union matters, rhetorically speaking

Here is why the State of the Union matters: The president’s language provides a lens through which to gauge the magnitude of polarization in the capital.

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Serving Silently: Military culture on a civilian campus

Compared to other Ivy League schools, Brown lags behind in offering opportunities for students to engage with the military on campus.


A Neighborhood Unmoored: Harboring Cape Verde in Providence

As new cultures and experiences mold the Cape Verdean diaspora, the local definition of a Cape Verdean grows thinner, calling into question whether anything distinctive will be left for future generations.


Adrift in the Ocean State

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