Colleen serves as a Senior Staff Writer for the Herald's Metro Section. She is a sophomore from Cape Cod and is concentrating in English, on the non-fiction track. If she isn't at The Herald, you might find Colleen singing with Disney A Capella, studying at the Rock or drinking Dunks ice coffee.

Articles by Colleen Cronin (32)

Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

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Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The Providence City Council voted to approve a change in city height ordinances for the Hope Point Tower Project Thursday night.

Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo (left) and President Christina Paxson P’19 (right) solicited questions from audience members.

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Former president of Mexico delivers talk

November 12, 2018 0 comments

As Former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo spoke on globalism and contemporary politics as part of the 89th Ogden Lecture series in Salomon Hall Monday night, he explained that “this episode of American mercantilism can hardly have a happy ending simply because it has been launched on many wrong premises.”

City Council to vote on Hope Point Tower

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City Council to vote on Hope Point Tower

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Following two public hearings on the proposed Hope Point Tower project, the Providence Committee on Ordinances voted Thursday night to open the project to a full City Council vote.

Gubernatorial candidate’s spokesperson resigns over offensive tweets

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Gubernatorial candidate’s spokesperson resigns over offensive tweets

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Andrew Augustus resigned as a spokesperson for Mayor of Cranston Allan Fung’s gubernatorial campaign after misogynistic and racist tweets from his time at Rhode Island College were discovered this week.

Members of the community attended Monday night’s Providence City Council meeting on the Hope Point Tower project. The Council is considering approving a zoning change to permit the 46-story building’s construction.

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City Council hosts hearing on Hope Point Tower

October 23, 2018 0 comments

A large crowd of people spilled into the hallways of Providence City Hall at Monday night’s City Council meeting to discuss the biggest news in town — the proposed 46-story Hope Point Tower project that has divided the city.

Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

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Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

October 18, 2018 0 comments

University professors and students gathered in Friedman Hall to discuss LGBTQ+ youth and their treatment in prisons Wednesday night.

N.Y. developer proposes constructing tallest building in Providence

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N.Y. developer proposes constructing tallest building in Providence

October 16, 2018 0 comments

The Superman building has some competition as an icon in the city skyline if New York developer Jason Fane receives approval to build the Hope Point Tower, a 46-story luxury apartment building proposed for downtown Providence.

Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

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Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

October 14, 2018 0 comments

The 2020 Census’ first and only dry run was conducted in Providence County earlier this year. The test run included a new ability to respond to the census through an online survey but did not include the controversial “citizenship question,” which would ask respondents about their U.S. citizenship status.

Whitehouse talks Kavanaugh, partisanship, sexual assault claims

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Whitehouse talks Kavanaugh, partisanship, sexual assault claims

October 6, 2018 0 comments

On Friday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sat down with The Herald to discuss the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, Christine Blasey Ford’s statement as well as today’s final confirmation vote.

Resources available for off-campus housing

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Resources available for off-campus housing

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Deciding to live off-campus — whether through University-owned auxiliary housing or renting property from a third-party landlord — can seem daunting. There are leases to sign, off-campus lotteries to enter and kitchen appliances to buy.