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Articles by Maia Rosenfeld (13)

Katya Stambler ’21 talked with panelists about the importance of preparing for roles and their experiences working with famous co-stars.

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‘Rising Stars’ discuss acting, industry

April 15, 2019 0 comments

Working with the biggest names in Hollywood has made young actors Logan Lerman, Danielle Macdonald and Callum Woodhouse realize that their famous co-stars are human, too.

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, along with members of his administration and community groups, protested the detainments at the Wyatt Facility.

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Bondholders sue detention facility for ending ICE contract

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The implications of President Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy have reached Rhode Island, where the Central Falls Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is in the midst of a legal battle over its several-weeks-long detainment of 133 asylum seekers.

City court enforces lead code with steep fines

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City court enforces lead code with steep fines

April 5, 2019 0 comments

It is well known that lead violations can cost kids their health, but it turns out in Providence, they can also cost property owners a pretty penny.

Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

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Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

March 21, 2019 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo reached a deal last Friday to extend the state’s contract with consulting firm and private contractor Deloitte to maintain oversight of RI Bridges, Rhode Island’s recently updated public-benefits computer system, previously known as the United Health Infrastructure Project.

Card deck aims to solve R.I. cold cases

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Card deck aims to solve R.I. cold cases

March 21, 2019 0 comments

In a new deck of playing cards that aims to solve Rhode Island’s cold cases, the four traditional suits have a new twist — each card features red text with the words “UNSOLVED HOMICIDE.”

R.I. standardized test scores fall short of M.A.

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R.I. standardized test scores fall short of M.A.

February 28, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System test results from November 2018 show that Rhode Island school districts lag far behind their Massachusetts neighbors. The standardized test was implemented in Spring 2017 for public school students in grades three through eight.

Panelists discussed how big data can both solidify and overcome social inequalities at a panel hosted by the University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Data Science Initiative yesterday.

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University event highlights complexities of data power

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The oft-touted power of big data is a double-edged sword, with the potential to both uphold and dismantle entrenched systemic inequalities, according to panelists at yesterday’s “Algorithmic Justice: Race, Bias and Big Data” event.

Rhode Islanders can now text 911

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Rhode Islanders can now text 911

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Anyone in Rhode Island experiencing a police, fire or medical emergency can now contact 911 not only through voice calls but also via text messages thanks to a new service launched Feb. 5 by the R.I. Department of Public Safety. 

Campaign demands zero police presence in schools

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Campaign demands zero police presence in schools

February 6, 2019 0 comments

The “Counselors Not Cops” campaign, launched by local Providence organizations in December, seeks to remove law enforcement officers from Providence Public Schools and replace them with additional guidance counselors.

Government shutdown impacts Rhode Island Coast Guard families

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Government shutdown impacts Rhode Island Coast Guard families

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Today marks the 35th day of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and the second missed paycheck for Coast Guard workers in Rhode Island, who are required to show up to work despite their lack of compensation.