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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Protesters gathered at the R.I. State House yesterday to denounce the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, a move they believe puts Robert Mueller’s investigation in jeopardy.

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Protesters call for Senate to protect Mueller probe

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Community members surrounded the R.I. State House late Thursday afternoon to denounce President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

The co-presidents of the Brown Republicans, Julian Haag ’20 and Nick Guarino ’20, look on as the midterm election results from the Indiana senate race flash on the screen.

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Students watch election with caution, optimism

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Brown students gathered to watch the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections as the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their majority in the Senate.

University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

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University allows press to film, photograph Warren speech

November 7, 2018 0 comments

The University revoked and altered its “pencil press” media policy for Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-MA, speech today after receiving criticism from local publications and community members.

After the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last weekend, protests denouncing anti-Semitism have been held across the country.

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Protesters decry fascism, anti-Semitism

November 4, 2018 0 comments

Community members met in front of Providence City Hall Saturday afternoon in protest of white supremacy and fascism following the Oct. 27 massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Paul Tucker spoke about how unelected actors in democracies can find legitimacy.

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Bank of England official talks unelected powers in democracy

October 16, 2018 0 comments

Paul Tucker, chair of the Systemic Risk Council and former deputy governor of the Bank of England, discussed his newest book “Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State” at a talk hosted by the Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance Tuesday night.

Rhode2College rewards local high school students

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Rhode2College rewards local high school students

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Low- and middle-income high schoolers in Rhode Island public schools can now earn up to $2,000 as they prepare for college with Rhode2College, a new statewide program that aims to incentivize students to pursue higher education.

Rhode Island unemployment at 20-year low

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Rhode Island unemployment at 20-year low

September 30, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island unemployment rate is down to 4 percent for the month of August and closely trails the national August rate of 3.9 percent, according to a recent report released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training.

Raimondo, Fung face four third-party challengers

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Raimondo, Fung face four third-party challengers

September 27, 2018 0 comments

In the 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, four third-party candidates are challenging Democratic incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo and her Republican opponent Cranston Mayor Allan Fung.

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.