Mirabella, or Bella for short, is a Senior Staff Writer covering Providence City Politics. A sophomore at Brown, she is majoring in English Non-fiction and Political Science. When not in the newsroom, you can find Bella at poetry slams or coffee shops.

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ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

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ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Words ‘flew’ in the Granoff Center, weaving together a tapestry of images and senses during the poetic performance “Flying Words Project.”

Mayor Jorge Elorza spoke in support of many marginalized communities in the city, including immigrants and the LGBTQ community.

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Mayor Elorza hosts interfaith forum to discuss prejudice

November 1, 2017 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza hosted an Interfaith Forum at the Providence Career and Technical Academy to discuss prejudice, community safety and policy changes.

Bharara talks importance of public service

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Bharara talks importance of public service

October 30, 2017 0 comments

Since he was fired by President Trump’s administration, Preet Bharara is doing fine.

Two candidates make bids for mayoral race

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Two candidates make bids for mayoral race

October 26, 2017 0 comments

Only two candidates, community activist Kobi Dennis and Mayor Jorge Elorza, have confirmed their candidacies for the 2018 Providence mayoral race.

D’Amico speaks about different nations’ incarceration rate

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D’Amico speaks about different nations’ incarceration rate

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Daniel D’Amico discussed his research on the incarceration rates among nations in a talk titled “Why Nation’s Jail” Wednesday night.

Lifespan allegedly failed to provide on-site sign language interpreters at the Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. The two plaintiffs were unable to communicate clearly about the treatment of their children, including blood transfusions, surgery and psychiatric treatment.

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Lifespan sued for lack of interpreters

September 28, 2017 0 comments

Two individuals filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Lifespan that alleges a lack of interpreters within Lifespan’s subsidiary hospitals.

R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

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R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Every school facility in Rhode Island received a failing grade in the state’s first independent evaluation of school buildings.

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RIPTA holds community meeting to discuss new bus routes

September 11, 2017 0 comments

The Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority hosted an open house to get public input as it plans its future bus routes.

Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

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Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered on the State House lawn Saturday to purchase homemade crafts.

Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

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Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

April 27, 2017 0 comments

For the past 10 years, Brown alums have consistently been nominated the Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.

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