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Articles by Emma Berry (18)

Gov. Carcieri ’65 plans offshore wind farm

January 22, 2009 0 comments

Rhode Islanders could be using energy from an offshore wind farm as early as 2012, according to a statement from Governor Donald Carcieri ’65. The governor’s office announced Jan. 8 that it has selected the company Deepwater Wind to develop two offshore wind projects for the state.

History of slavery is dehumanized, prof says

December 3, 2008 0 comments

The slave trade is usually left out of the American immigration story, former Professor of Africana Studies James Campbell said in a lecture yesterday at the John Nicholas Brown Center.

Finances put applicants in a tough spot

November 19, 2008 0 comments

When Elizabeth Mucha was an infant, her parents invested in bonds that they planned to cash in when it came time to pay for her college education. But Mucha, now a senior at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, said the bonds will not cover the cost of her education unless she receives financial aid.

Nine students EMSed on night of SPG

November 17, 2008 0 comments

Matthew Kowalski ’12 stood outside of Alumnae Hall on Saturday wearing black bike shorts and a white T-shirt with “NORI WAS HERE” written on it in black marker. Nori is Noricia Aquino ’12, Kowalski’s girlfriend. Aquino was already inside Alumnae Hall getting ready to work as a party manager for Sex Power God, Queer Alliance’s annual fundraising dance.

Mass. ballot initiative makes pot possession a civil offense

November 12, 2008 0 comments

A wide array of pundits has been referring to the recent election as “historic” because, for the first time, an African-American was elected president. But for Jeff Morris, a sophomore at Suffolk University in Boston, the election was historic for a different reason.

Poll: Brunonians think highly of themselves

November 7, 2008 0 comments

Average at Brown is pretty good – its students represent the cream of an already ambitious applicant crop. But many Brown students think even more highly of themselves, a recent Herald poll found.

Trader Joe’s comes to Warwick

October 30, 2008 0 comments

When Emily Breslin ’10 went home to Acton, Mass., one week this fall, she returned with a lunch box full of frozen Vegetable Masala Burgers. The burgers are manufactured by the grocery chain Trader Joe’s, and Rhode Islanders who wanted them had to travel to Massachusetts to buy them – until now.

In Chuck Norris, Mr. T book, Spector ’09 pities da fool

October 28, 2008 0 comments

Ian Spector ’09, whose online Chuck Norris fact generator brought him Internet fame, an appearance on VH1 and a book deal, has a theory about the success of his jokes.

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