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Articles by Isabel Gottlieb (42)

Protests mark five years of war in Iraq

March 21, 2008 0 comments

Protesting the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, students from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Students for a Democratic Society marched through downtown Providence yesterday in a demonstration of between 150 and 200 people.

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Aid money, advising split student opinion

March 18, 2008 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

The overwhelming majority of undergraduates support the University’s new financial aid policy, a recent Herald poll found.

Top Bookstore: Symposium Books

March 10, 2008 0 comments

Symposium Books is on the intersection of Union and Westminster Streets – an area probably not populated with high-end boutiques when they moved in four years ago – in a tall building made of light-colored bricks with “The Alice Building” etched on its front.

30 years later, this iconic knife still carving its name

March 7, 2008 0 comments

The modern TV infomercial started with a karate chop.

Segall ’01 makes House bid

February 29, 2008 0 comments

On Feb. 7, Segall, a 29-year-old lawyer, announced he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Gov. Carcieri ’65 and wife attend anti-abortion rally

February 12, 2008 0 comments

Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65 and his wife showed their support for the anti-abortion movement by attending a Jan. 30 rally inside the State House.

Whitehouse praises U.’s environmental efforts

January 29, 2008 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency under the Bush administration “has simply not lived up to its name or its mission,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, told a full Salomon 101 on Monday afternoon.

Packed classes leave students bustling

January 25, 2008 0 comments

Three minutes before the start of ANTH1242: “Bioethics and Culture,” Salomon 202 was packed. Forty chairs had been set out and 40 syllabi had been printed – the class enrollment was capped. But far more than 40 had shown up, and many students, unable to find a seat, sat on the floor.

Expansion a balancing act, Simmons tells the faculty

December 5, 2007 0 comments

The Plan for Academic Enrichment has been well received on campus because “it has a set of goals and a direction,” President Ruth Simmons told the faculty Tuesday at its monthly meeting. But she stressed that despite the Campaign for Academic Enrichment’s “measurable progress” much more work needs to be done to achieve the plan’s goals, with a focus on balancing growth.

Student support a mixed bag at sports events

December 3, 2007 0 comments

Last week, the men’s soccer team’s impressive season came to a disappointing end with a loss to Old Dominion University in the NCAA tournament. A crowd of 802 students turned out for the Bears’ biggest game of the year, among them a handful of die-hard fans.