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Metro Roundup, Oct. 15

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Metro Roundup, Oct. 15

October 15, 2019 0 comments

A statue of Christopher Columbus on the intersection of Elmwood and Reservoir avenues was painted red overnight Sunday, the Providence Journal reported. A sign that read “Stop Celebrating Genocide” accompanied the coated statue.

Jewish community prepares for first High Holy Days since tragedy in Pittsburgh

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Jewish community prepares for first High Holy Days since tragedy in Pittsburgh

September 27, 2019 0 comments

Members of the Providence Jewish community are preparing for their first High Holy Days since a shooter tore through the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last October.

Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

September 20, 2019 0 comments

The Bell Gallery appointed Kate Kraczon as its new curator August 1. She will manage the educational programs out of the gallery and will oversee “conceptualization and implementation” of the rotating exhibits, according to the Brown Arts Initiative press release.

As part of Design Week RI, University students and community members alike gathered at RISD to learn about how government employees and companies should prioritize inclusivity.

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Design Week RI examines design role in improving product accessibility

September 17, 2019 0 comments

During a lecture Monday evening, Ben Guhin, head of design at the University’s Policy Lab, explained how companies and governmental bodies could use design not just to create a product’s aesthetic, but to further accessibility.

Metro Roundup, summer edition

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Metro Roundup, summer edition

September 4, 2019 1 comment

At the State House: What Passed, and What Didn’t

Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

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Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

April 25, 2019 1 comment

As climate change contributes to a warming Providence, symptoms of already present urban inequality in Providence may worsen as a result.

University groups react to release of Mueller report

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University groups react to release of Mueller report

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Once Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report was released with redactions to the public Thursday, everyone from Capitol Hill to College Hill began sifting through the 448-page document, ready to respond to its revelations.

Nellie Gorbea advocated for moving the RI Archives from its current location on Westminster Street to a plot of land across from the State House.

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Gorbea calls for new home for RI Archives

April 2, 2019 1 comment

Tucked away in an unassuming blue-tile clad building on Westminster Street is the Rhode Island State Archives, home to hundreds of years of state documents and legal records.

R.I. Department of Transportation is set to launch self-driving vehicles running between Providence Station and Olneyville Square this spring.

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Autonomous vehicles begin on-route testing in Providence

April 2, 2019 0 comments

The future of robots and self-driving cars is dawning on Rhode Island as the state begins on-route testing for the Little Roady Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Project, which was detailed to community members at an informational meeting Monday night.

The three winning teams received prize money and won a trip to New York City to meet with investors and alums.

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Brown Venture Prize awards $50,000 to student start-ups

March 20, 2019 0 comments

With a $25,000 prize on the line and a sold-out crowd of over 250 people, eight teams of young entrepreneurs took the stage last Wednesday for the second Brown Venture Prize Pitch Night, presenting their startup ideas and vying for the favor of seven alumni judges.