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Minority populations face high juvenile detention rates

Black males in Rhode Island were 9.3 times as likely to end up in juvenile detention centers than their white peers in 2013.

Study explores neuroscience of extroversion

The report examines the similarities and differences in neuroanatomy between the two extrovert personality types.

Research links HIV, smoking, relationships

HIV interventions should be expanded to incorporate relationship dynamics and involve smoking cessation methods, according to a study by a U. researcher.

Brandishing weapon, man assaults student

An unknown male opened the drivers’ door of a student’s car and displayed a firearm at about 9:40 p.m. March 1, according to a crime alert sent by DPS.

Editorial: An Apple a day

Regardless of a faculty member’s policy on technology in the classroom, students should refrain from using laptops, phones and tablets as much as possible.

Khleif '15: It’s cold outside, and not just for students

But what about the people around us who don’t have the ability to huddle in a campus center or wait in a coffee shop until their on-call shuttle arrives?

Feldman '15: Speaking up to succeed

Better integrating speaking into the open curriculum would only strengthen it.

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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.

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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.

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Adrift in the Ocean State

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