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.

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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.

Along with 32 other institutions, the University will conduct the AAU Campus Climate Survey and compare results to data collected on campus in 2015. Survey results showed that 25 percent of undergraduate women reported having experienced sexual assault since enrolling at Brown.

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U. to take part in sexual assault survey

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The University announced today that it will participate in the Association of American Universities sexual assault and misconduct survey in the spring of 2019 with 32 other institutions.

Cranston mayor Allan Fung at the Bristol, Rhode Island, July 4 parade, 2016.

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Fung boasts Cranston’s economic prosperity

October 1, 2018 0 comments

At the Friday opening of a new Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Cranston’s shopping hub, Garden City Center, dozens of customers and community leaders sipped on “Bahama Mama” smoothies as a gubernatorial hopeful prepared to cut ribbon.

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