Elizabeth Carr

Elizabeth Carr

Managing Editor

Currently Managing Editor, Elizabeth formerly served as City & State Senior Staff Writer (2011) and City & State Section Editor (2012).

Articles by Elizabeth Carr (61)

A company bills a proposed apartment complex as luxury student housing.

Metro, University News

New student apartments proposed for Thayer

March 19, 2012 0 comments

Gilbane Development Corporation has proposed the construction of a four-story luxury apartment complex on Thayer Street between Meeting Street and Euclid Avenue.

University News

Masturbator spotted on John Street

March 8, 2012 0 comments

A masturbator was sighted last night on John Street in the same area where a series of public masturbation incidents were reported last semester. 

University News

In Simmons’ wake, financial challenges loom

March 5, 2012 0 comments

Christina Paxson, dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, will assume the University’s presidency following a 25-year tenure at Princeton, where she was known for the leadership she displayed in her overhaul of the school’s undergraduate program and for her high-profile research. Her impending presidency comes as the University looks to simultaneously expand its research profile and adhere to its university-college model, all while facing the realities of its funding constraints.

Metro

Chafee joins re-election team

February 23, 2012 0 comments

President Barack Obama named Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 one of 35 co-chairs to his re-election campaign yesterday, multiple news organizations reported Wednesday.

Features, University News

‘Dudes’ explore cultures in food blog

February 13, 2012 0 comments

Most of us know “The Dude” as Jeff Bridges’ character in “The Big Lebowski.” But two first-years who call themselves the “Dudes of Food” are putting a more intellectual, cultured and savory spin on what it means to be a dude. The Dudes — Aron Lesser ’15 and Gab Lesser ’15 — brought their popular college-town food blog, the Dudes of Food, to Providence last semester.

Metro

Taveras seeks state assistance in ongoing budget negotiations

February 9, 2012 0 comments

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras announced last week that the city may be forced to file for bankruptcy unless the budget deficit — $22.5 million for this year and $30 million for the 2012-2013 fiscal year — is closed by June. 

Metro

Providence to gain two more charter schools

February 3, 2012 0 comments

The Board of Regents of the Rhode Island Department of Education voted 5-4 last night in favor of a proposal to allow Achievement First, a nonprofit that has established charter schools throughout New England, to continue plans to bring two corporate charter schools to Providence.

Metro

City & State news roundup

February 2, 2012 0 comments

Mayor Angel Taveras is holding a press conference today to discuss the city’s budget woes. In the past year,Taveras has faced the task of closing a $110 million structural budget deficit, according to WPRI.com. Recent developments have set back efforts to rein in the deficit.

Metro

Web update: Occupy Providence camps out to fight homelessness

December 9, 2011 0 comments

As freezing temperatures descended on Rhode Island, members of Occupy Providence rallied today to pressure the state government to respond to escalating rates of homelessness and eviction that could leave some out in the cold this winter.          

Metro

Unzipping the tent

December 1, 2011 0 comments

Two-and-a-half months after the Occupy movement first made headlines, the movement’s precise focus remains an open question — even for members of Occupy College Hill.

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