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The Undergraduate Council of Students is planning to restructure itself by organizing around five key priorities, including student wellness and diversity and inclusion. As the council heightens its focus on issues related to the affordability of Brown, it has created an online textbook exchange market to advance that goal.

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Student support services emerge as key UCS priorities

September 8, 2015 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students will prioritize improving the student experience this semester, focusing on areas like mental health resources.

On the night of her election, Gov. Gina Raimondo promised Rhode Islanders economic reform focused on cutting down on government excess and streamlining fiscal efficiency as well as elimination of insider favoring.


Raimondo focuses on economic recovery, gender equality in the workplace

April 23, 2015 1 comment

Raimondo has begun her efforts to remedy the situation by highlighting the jobs portion of her budget — including a number of tax incentives and investments.

The men’s crew team lost five races against Harvard Saturday. The Bears will duel Northeastern on the Seekonk this weekend.


Women’s crew takes second in race out West

April 14, 2015 0 comments

The second-ranked Bears wrapped up the weekend tied with Stanford and trailing UC Berkeley, amassing 46 points at the Lake Natoma Invitational in Sacramento.

LGBT individuals in China have historically faced difficulties unfamiliar to those in the United States, Li Yinhe said during her lecture Thursday.

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Li talks LGBT rights in China

April 10, 2015 0 comments

Li’s talk addressed the legal history of homosexuality as well as the legacy of social stigma surrounding it in China.


Regulation of Uber, Lyft comes under debate

April 8, 2015 0 comments

The status of auto insurance coverage for drivers employed by Transportation Network Companies such as Uber and Lyft faced scrutiny at the State House.

Brown Peace Corps participation dwindles for third straight year

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Brown Peace Corps participation dwindles for third straight year

March 4, 2015 0 comments

For the third consecutive year, Brown failed to make the list of the top 25 medium-sized colleges and universities to send graduates to the Peace Corps.


Bill proposes overdose prevention drug for public schools

February 13, 2015 0 comments

Rep. David Bennett, D-Warwick, introduced legislation Jan. 28 that would train nurses in public middle and high schools in the use of naloxone.


Legislation proposes driver’s licenses for immigrants

January 23, 2015 0 comments

The push to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in Rhode Island gained new traction last week.

R.I. ranks 10th in national evaluation of charter schools


R.I. ranks 10th in national evaluation of charter schools

October 14, 2014 0 comments

Rhode Island’s public charter school network received high marks in a report issued by the National Alliance for Charter Schools Sept. 29.

David Rezvani, visiting professor at Dartmouth, said at a teach-in about the Hong Kong protests Monday that the media has been misleading. “There would be panic” if military force were used, he added.d

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Panelists debate success of Hong Kong protests

October 7, 2014 0 comments

Five panelists and a large audience wrestled with the complex issues surrounding the recent protests in Hong Kong at the Watson Institute.