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The Greater Good Gathering focused on a wide range of issues, including public sector innovation and the power of technology. The event was organized by Eric Schnurer ’80, a former professor at Brown.

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Greater Good Gathering holds inaugural conference

October 22, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Good Gathering conference took place this weekend, featuring speakers from a host of different disciplines including Martin Luther King III.

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City takes action to enforce removing of notices on poles

October 19, 2017 0 comments

The city passed resolutions on gun measures, removing notices posted on poles and training recreation employees on sexual assault and child abuse.

Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that the city of Providence ran a budget surplus in 2016, ending years of deficit spending. 2016 was also the first year in the city’s history without a gang-related homicide.

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Mayor Elorza overviews policy platform at community meeting

October 13, 2017 0 comments

The mayor reiterated his administration’s four priorities: budget, infrastructure, education and accessible public officials.

City Councilman David Salvatore, whose resolution to enforce restrictions on early morning waste collection passed, speaks after the meeting with another attendee. Thirteen other ordinances also passed.

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City Council restricts early trash pickups

October 5, 2017 0 comments

The city passed ordinances about the Providence Water Supply Board and a resolution for the enforcement of restrictions on early morning waste collection.

Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla spoke Thursday evening as part of the University’s Reaffirming University Values series. His speech criticized liberal use of identity politics and hyper radicalism.

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Mark Lilla talks institutional, identity politics

September 28, 2017 0 comments

“In America, institutional politics can always, at some point, undo whatever gains are made through movement politics,” said Mark Lilla.

CSREA kicks off with exhibit featuring artists of color

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CSREA kicks off with exhibit featuring artists of color

September 13, 2017 0 comments

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America opened the 2017-18 academic year with the exhibit “The Body As Site Of.”

Landlord buys local real estate, draws critics

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Landlord buys local real estate, draws critics

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Providence community members have been raising concerns about Walter Bronhard, the owner of Walter L. Bronhard Real Estate.

City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

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City Council approves bike lane study, removal of Confederate flags

September 8, 2017 0 comments

The city passed resolutions calling for a study of bike lanes as well as the removal of Confederate flags and monuments from public property.

University provides new housing option for substance-free students

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University provides new housing option for substance-free students

April 19, 2017 0 comments

“Brown was the first university to provide support to students in recovery back in 1977 and is cited as being a leader in the collegiate recovery field.”

Space-themed food truck finds success in Providence

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Space-themed food truck finds success in Providence

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Last Wednesday, food truck Rocket Fine Street Food stopped on Waterman Street during lunch time and sold out of everything in two hours.

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