Gwen Everett is a Senior Staff Writer for the Herald, covering Higher Education in Rhode Island. She is a freshman from West Hartford, CT, who can’t decide what to concentrate in yet— but it will probably be either history, political science, or gender studies. When not writing a story, she's dedicated to investigative pursuits, like finding her keycard, or searching for a single food that doesn't taste better with hot sauce on it.

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The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.

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Community Safety Act passes unanimously in City Hall

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously passed the Community Safety Act Thursday night at Providence City Hall, with 12 city council members voting yes

Professor Nancy Khalek discussed the distinction between dialogue and debate in the classroom, arguing that the former is more constructive.

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Professor talks intersection of Trump, Islamophobia

April 18, 2017 0 comments

“How do we tell the story of Islamophobia, … and how do we tell the story of Trumpism?” asked Nancy Khalek, associate professor of religious studies.

Congressman discusses political polarization

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Congressman discusses political polarization

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“What is the most important political problem facing the world today?” asked Dan Maffei ’90, former representative from New York

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March crime log reveals string of bicycle thefts

April 3, 2017 0 comments

A student’s Blue Power Climber 10 speed bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack outside Barbour Hall. The bike was worth around $50.

Ethanol train runs off tracks into multi-lane road

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Ethanol train runs off tracks into multi-lane road

March 12, 2017 0 comments

An ethanol train ran off its tracks around 1 a.m. Wednesday in the south side of Providence.

DPS crime log reveals multiple cases of winter larceny

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DPS crime log reveals multiple cases of winter larceny

March 7, 2017 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Dec. 13, 2016 and Mar. 6, 2017.

School of Public Health sponsors first Black History Month lecture

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School of Public Health sponsors first Black History Month lecture

March 7, 2017 0 comments

2019 will mark the 400 year anniversary of the first Africans arriving in Jamestown to be sold as slaves.

RISD students gather to oppose recent vandalism

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RISD students gather to oppose recent vandalism

March 2, 2017 0 comments

Rhode Island School of Design students and resident advisors gathered Wednesday to demonstrate their opposition to hateful acts that occurred on campus.

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Citywide conversation tackles race, environment in Providence

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Community organizers and residents gathered to launch a discussion on the role race and racism play in the environmental challenges that Providence faces.

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Swastika drawn in feces found at RISD

February 26, 2017 0 comments

A swastika drawn in human feces was found in a gender-neutral bathroom in a Rhode Island School of Design dormitory the weekend of Feb. 18.

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The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.