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Features

Summer camp engages teens from countries in conflict

September 5, 2013 1 comment

Seeds of Peace nonprofit encourages campers to discuss regional conflict resolutions.

(Herald file photo.)

Metro

Live blog: Day one of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island

August 1, 2013 1 comment

Aug. 1 marks the first day same-sex couples will be able to marry in Rhode Island. Follow The Herald’s live blog of the day’s events.

Features

Controversial speakers continue to spur engaging U. discussion

April 24, 2013 0 comments

From Malcolm X to Ron Paul, visiting speakers can bring mixed reviews, tension and debate to campus.

The main target of the rally was the supermarket chain Publix, which protesters accused of subjecting its workers to “modern-day slavery.” Activists have been targeting the chain throughout the year.

University News

Student Labor Alliance members rally in Florida

April 4, 2013 3 comments

Five SLA members marched part of a 200-mile route in support of food workers’ rights.

University News

Wage changes unlikely to affect financial aid

March 15, 2013 3 comments

Proposed minimum wage could attract more students to part-time jobs on and off campus.

Science & Research

R.I. holds first Brain Bee competition

February 20, 2013 0 comments

High school students competed for cash prizes and the chance to vie for a national trivia title.

Metro

Mayor supports urban farming initiative

February 5, 2013 0 comments

Providence aims to turn abandoned urban plots into community gardens in midst of economic stagnation.

Metro

R.I. hit by deadliest flu outbreak in a decade

January 25, 2013 0 comments

Proximity to Boston might be contributing to increased incidence of flu virus in Rhode Island.

University News

‘Raucous’ ceremony honors mid-year grads

December 3, 2012 2 comments

About 150 students graduated in the Midyear Completion Celebration held Saturday, an event Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron called “the most rowdy and raucous yet.”

University News

Inspections find culprits in power cords, wall hangings

November 19, 2012 0 comments

Seventy dormitory rooms were found in violation of residential policies during this semester’s health and safety inspection from Oct. 23 to 25. The most common of these violations was the presence of prohibited power strips, said Richard