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The Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival features an H.P. Lovecraft-inspired walking tour that will “give Providence a new dimension.”

Arts & Culture

Horror flicks spook at film festival

October 21, 2014 0 comments

These are plot twists in store for viewers at “Flickers: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival,” which opened its 15th season Monday.

In a lecture kicking off the John Carter Brown Library’s “Earliest America” initiative, Yale historian Ned Blackhawk discusses the role of individual stories in shaping understandings of historical narratives.

Arts & Culture

‘Earliest America’ initiative rethinks history

October 14, 2014 3 comments

The goal of the newly minted initiative is to “offer the library as one of the resources and spaces where conversations can take place.”

Features, University News

Student-run businesses create alternative campus jobs

October 10, 2014 0 comments

By setting up service-based businesses, students can work according to their own schedule while pursuing their own interests.

Former Democratic mayoral candidate Brett Smiley endorsed Housing Court Judge Jorge Elorza, above, after dropping out of the race.

Metro

Elorza wins Democratic mayoral nomination

September 10, 2014 0 comments

Former Housing Court Judge Jorge Elorza beat out City Council President Michael Solomon with 49 percent of the vote in a tight Democratic mayoral primary.

Former Chilean President and Professor-at-Large Ricardo Lagos discusses climate policy with former Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

University News

Latin American leaders discuss climate change progress

April 17, 2014 1 comment

The conference focused on the desired outcomes of the annual United Nations Climate Summit, which will take place in Lima, Peru this December.

Alum vie for vacated district seat

Metro

Alum vie for vacated district seat

April 10, 2014 0 comments

Aaron Regunberg ’12, co-founder of the Providence Student Union, and Miriam Ross, a Providence attorney, are slated to compete for the District 4 seat.

Metro

R.I. exceeds health insurance sign-up target

April 1, 2014 1 comment

Rhode Island enrolled roughly 20,000 individuals through its insurance exchange, HealthSource R.I., as of midday Monday, the Providence Journal reported.

University News

Bartending course focuses on alcohol safety

March 17, 2014 4 comments

BSA is working with Greek Council to encourage fraternity brothers to take bartending certification courses, aiming to reduce EMS incidents at frat parties.

The number of students visiting Psychological Services peaks during exam periods. Students are currently offered seven free visits per year.

University News

Students seek additional Psych Services support

March 6, 2014 1 comment

The number of students who visit Psychological Services tends to increase during midterms and rise until finals.

Metro

R.I. enters national GMO debate

February 4, 2014 19 comments

Bill requires labeling of GMO products, but opponents argue modified foods pose minimal risk