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Articles by Abigail Savitch-Lew (13)

Mayor Angel Taveras called for a commitment to early childhood education in a speech last Tuesday in Pawtucket.

Metro

Taveras stresses pre-kindergarten education in gubernatorial platform

December 2, 2013 0 comments

Taveras said he would increase the number of state-funded pre-K slots from 230 to 2,650 by 2019.

N. Gregory Mankiw P'17, professor of economics and department chair at Harvard, talked about reducing healthcare costs and raising taxes in his lecture Wednesday night.

University News

Mankiw discusses fiscal problems

November 14, 2013 4 comments

The former Bush adviser and author of ‘Principles of Economics’ spoke on current economic policy.

This year, the Office of Residential Life will likely award around 1,275 rising juniors and seniors off-campus permission, but that amount may change in response to shifting enrollment numbers.

University News

U. may offer more off-campus housing privileges to juniors

October 24, 2013 0 comments

The new policy would account for an expanding student body, as proposed in the strategic plan.

Metro

PC students protest canceled marriage talk

October 22, 2013 0 comments

After the fallout, the Board of Trustees amended the college’s anti-discrimiation policy.

Features

Students redefine ‘pro-Israel’ stance at J Street Conference in D.C.

October 7, 2013 2 comments

Politicians from six of Israel’s political parties spoke on working toward a two-state solution.

University News

Admins react hesitantly to federal college ranking system

September 23, 2013 3 comments

The University may lobby the government if the rankings’ measurement criteria elicit concern.

University News

Tech, consulting, finance to dominate career fair

September 17, 2013 0 comments

Two-thirds of the firms at the fair will represent consulting, finance, retail and technology.

Jeff Bergart ’70, class Marshall at the 40th reunion of the class of 1970, riles up the crowd in remembrance of their year of activism. The Vietnam War sparked many anti-war protests on campus and across the nation.

Features

Reflecting on a campus on fire with activism in the ’60s, ’70s

April 23, 2013 1 comment

Compared to the ’70s anti-war movement, current student political involvement is not as prominent.

TouchNet stalls Spring Weekend ticket sales

University News

TouchNet stalls Spring Weekend ticket sales

April 16, 2013 0 comments

The site caused problems with morning sales, but BCA released more of the tickets in the evening.

University News

Lecture reveals Adam Smith’s take on justice

April 3, 2013 0 comments

A George Mason professor delivered a ‘Talmudic’ approach to the famed economist.

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