Dylan is a Metro Senior Staff Writer and a junior concentrating in English and Latin American and the Caribbean Studies. He is from the 51st state of North New Jersey and rejects the word procrastination as a much too cute euphemism for the near death practice he too often engages with. He fears Facebook statuses and linked in accounts.

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A University internal task force communicated with the City about the new bike share program and suggested campus locations for bike hubs. As of Sept. 15, there were 400 JUMP Bikes in Providence.

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Bike share program comes to Providence

September 19, 2018 0 comments

As classes kicked off this semester, so did JUMP Electric Bikes — a new bike-share program that brings hundreds of red dockless bikes to Providence.

Rhode Island bans vaping in public spaces

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Rhode Island bans vaping in public spaces

September 13, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Island joined 13 other states in prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes and similar vaping devices in most enclosed public spaces after a bill was signed into law by Gov. Gina Raimondo this July.

City Council hopefuls talk housing, city finances

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City Council hopefuls talk housing, city finances

September 9, 2018 0 comments

In the first week back at Brown, students on and off campus may have noticed a range of City Council electoral signs adorning peoples’ gardens. YURDIN and GAINES signs, for instance, can be seen from the corner of India Street all the way up to Fones Alley.

Graduate students gathered to ask the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would include master’s students in the unionizing process.

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Grad students rally for election vote

April 18, 2018 0 comments

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and Brown Student Labor Alliance held a rally Wednesday afternoon on the Main Green, asking the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would lead to an election on unionization.

Providence looks to develop automated public transit

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Providence looks to develop automated public transit

April 15, 2018 0 comments

In a new pilot program, Providence plans to use automated vehicle technology to fill gaps in the city’s public transportation. The program — The Transportation Innovation Partnership — looks to connect downtown Providence to the Woonasquatucket River Corridor. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will begin the search for vendors […]

Ira Shapiro, along with Norman Ornstein and faculty members including Wendy Schiller and Richard Arenberg, discussed the “long, gradual decline” of the U.S. Senate under the leadership of Mitch McConnell.

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Joukowsky Forum addresses U.S. Senate partisanship

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Ira Shapiro, president of Ira Shapiro Global Strategies LLC, discussed the state of the U.S. Senate at the Joukowsky Forum in the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Wednesday.

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Senate introduces bill to protect abused, neglected children

March 20, 2018 0 comments

The Abused and Neglected Children Act, introduced to the Rhode Island Senate Feb. 15, clarifies a 2016 law that has caused confusion and a series of sexual abuse misreports by faculty, staff and administrators in primary and secondary schools throughout the state.

Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

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Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

March 14, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ medication-assisted treatment program reduced overdose deaths among recently incarcerated persons in the state by  61 percent and cut the number of overdose deaths statewide by nearly 12 percent, according to a recent study published by JAMA Psychiatry.

Representatives of Care New England and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union have criticized the University’s merger proposal.

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Lifespan eyes Care New England, Partners HealthCare deal

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Lifespan will begin formal talks with Care New England and Partners HealthCare about working together to improve health care in Rhode Island, according to a joint statement released by the three parties Tuesday.

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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added.