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Dear Blueno page attracts mixed reception

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Dear Blueno page attracts mixed reception

April 18, 2019 0 comments

When the unmistakable sculpture Untitled (Lamp/Bear), also known as “Blueno,” arrived on campus three years ago, it divided the student body into pro- and anti-Blueno factions.

Mayor, city council support ending housing discrimination

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Mayor, city council support ending housing discrimination

April 10, 2019 0 comments

Landlords will be banned from discriminating against potential low-income tenants who intend to pay rent using federally-funded housing vouchers, if an ordinance introduced to the Providence City Council March 21 passes.

Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

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Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza withdrew his support from his original legislative proposal to monetize the water supply for the city of Providence Thursday.

Ezekiel Emanuel, noted oncologist and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed the pros and cons of the controversial “Medicare for all” proposal.

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Medicare for all expert offers insight into controversial plan

April 5, 2019 0 comments

As the 2020 election field is already fueled by conversations around healthcare, Ezekiel Emanuel, noted oncologist and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, navigated the intricacies and complexities of the controversial “Medicare for all” proposal.

Founded by two RISD graduates, INDO- creates furniture that blends traditional and contemporary styles.

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Grants award, fund local designers

March 15, 2019 0 comments

A shared warehouse in South Providence contains a maze of construction tools, half-finished wooden furniture, geometric light fixtures and the buzz of five different design studios.

Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee debated and eventually passed the Reproductive Privacy Act Tuesday.

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R.I. House takes step toward codifying Roe v. Wade

March 6, 2019 0 comments

The R. I. House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday night in favor of a bill that would keep abortion legal in the state should the Supreme Court repeal the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. 

Angelica Hicks, a coordinator for Equal Exchange, promoted the purchase of fair trade bananas to support just treatment of producers and growers.

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Banana prices are ripe for change, speaker says

March 5, 2019 0 comments

While bananas are some of the cheapest and most popular products in most grocery stores, they are often sourced from companies that do not adhere to fair-trade practices, according to Angelica Hicks, who coordinates the banana supply chain for distributor and cooperative Equal Exchange.

Three members of the city council introduced a resolution opposing the monetization project, citing troubles encountered by other cities. The mayor has advocated for water monetization.

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Opposition mounts against water monetization

March 1, 2019 0 comments

Three City Council members introduced a resolution opposing the monetization of Providence’s water supply Feb. 21.

Youth from environmental activist group the Sunrise Movement lined the hallways of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C. to protest McConnell’s call to force a vote on the Green New Deal in the Senate.

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Environmental activists stage sit-in on Capitol Hill

February 27, 2019 0 comments

Over 200 young people from Sunrise Movement, including 11 University students, swarmed the hallways outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Capitol Hill office Monday, protesting his plan to bring the Green New Deal to a Senate vote and his acceptance of money from fossil fuel companies.

Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

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Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The shell of a property destroyed by fire has loomed outside Roger Williams Park for over a decade, but the city of Providence now has plans to redevelop the area.