Duncan Gallagher is a senior staff writer for Metro, covering the state and the Providence region. He is an undeclared sophomore from Haddonfield, New Jersey. When not writing for this publication, Duncan is generally writing for another one — The Brown Noser — or figuring out what to concentrate in.

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Long-time Brown employee David Ellerbe dies

February 27, 2015 0 comments

David Ellerbe, a Brown Dining Services staff member of 18 years, died Feb. 8.

The Office of Residential Life has granted 1,163 rising seniors and 324 rising juniors off-campus permission for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Alcohol policy, student body growth may alter College Hill dynamics

February 24, 2015 5 comments

The impact of students living in the College Hill neighborhood has become a topic of increased discussion in recent weeks.

Rosanne Somerson P’11 has served as RISD’s interim president since John Maeda’s 2013 departure. Somerson took office permanently Wednesday.

Metro

RISD selects Somerson as president

February 20, 2015 0 comments

Rosanne Somerson P’11, a renowned studio furniture designer, became the 17th president of the Rhode Island School of Design Wednesday.

Companies such as Uber and Lyft are not directly affected by the new minimum, but some feel the fare targets these ride-sharing apps.

Metro

Public motor vehicle companies see minimum fare

February 9, 2015 0 comments

In the midst of an active Rhode Island Superior Court case, a hotly-debated $40 minimum fare for public motor vehicle operations will go into effect today.

Metro

School choice advocates rally at Statehouse

February 2, 2015 1 comment

Advocates of school choice promote government subsidies for parents to send their kids to private schools, currently much-debated issue in Rhode Island.

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Email clarifies interim alcohol policy changes

January 30, 2015 3 comments

The Office of Campus Life and Student Services released a campus-wide email Friday clarifying that the the interim policy changes announced Jan. 19.

Metro

Potential bill centers on police surveillance

January 27, 2015 0 comments

House Deputy Majority Whip Joseph Almeida, D-Providence, intends on introducing legislation to equip Rhode Island police with body cameras.

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Donato named new CareerLAB director

January 23, 2015 0 comments

Matt Donato, director of career services and associate dean of students at Pitzer College, will take over as director of the CareerLAB on March 23.

Newly inaugurated Gov. Gina Raimondo has inherited a hefty deficit that will likely continue to be a source of tension among state legislators. Her upcoming budget proposal will be the first test of her campaign promises.

Metro

General Assembly, governor stare down structural deficit

January 21, 2015 0 comments

In the first month of Gov. Raimondo’s term, plans for statewide economic recovery dominate discussions in the General Assembly and Office of the Governor.

University News

Midyear graduation honors ‘point-fivers’

December 6, 2014 1 comment

Just over 150 students graduated in the University’s 25th Midyear Completion Celebration Saturday afternoon.

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