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About 15 student protesters gathered outside of Carrie Grossman’s ’00 performance of Hindu chants, questioning her on whether her performance constituted cultural appropriation.

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Students protest alum’s performance

April 22, 2016 0 comments

A group of about 15 students protested a performance by Carrie Grossman ’00, entitled “An Evening of Devotional Music” Thursday night.

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Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary Clinton at CCRI

April 18, 2016 0 comments

In preparation for Rhode Island’s primary April 26, former President Bill Clinton spoke at a rally at the Community College of Rhode Island Thursday.

Gorbea talks online voter registration law

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Gorbea talks online voter registration law

April 13, 2016 0 comments

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea spoke about the new Rhode Island online voting legislation.

Most participating dorms reduced energy consumption, but Archibald-Bronson, Andrews Hall, and Vartan Gregorian A & B saw consumption jump.

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Brown Unplugged competition shines light on saving energy

March 23, 2016 0 comments

Brown Unplugged: Do It in the Dark, an annual competition among university residence halls to save energy, finished its sixth run Monday.

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

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Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

March 10, 2016 0 comments

The Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy released two public opinion polls Feb. 25 about the 2016 Rhode Island presidential primaries.

Bannister House, the former residence of famous African-American painter and activist Edward Mitchell Bannister, was open for viewing in celebration of its recently completed renovations. The house was built in 1854.

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Brown reveals Bannister House after completed renovations

February 25, 2016 0 comments

The University held an open house Wednesday at 93 Benevolent Street, known as the “Bannister House,” to celebrate its completed renovation.

Mandel to lead search for dean of admission

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Mandel to lead search for dean of admission

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Dean of the College Maud Mandel will lead the search for a new dean of admission, announced Provost Richard Locke P’17 in a community-wide email Friday.

Raymond Hugh, the former owner of Shark Bar and Grille on Thayer Street, was arraigned Wednesday and is required to stay within Rhode Island and Massachusetts as he awaits his next hearing, which is scheduled for Jan. 19.

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Former owner of Shark arraigned in bribery case

November 19, 2015 0 comments

After pleading guilty to bribery, former Shark Bar and Grille owner Raymond Hugh receives a $50,000 bail, with his next court date due Jan. 19

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Open government groups demand transparency

October 29, 2015 0 comments

Members of Gov. Gina Raimondo’s staff and open government groups to discuss the administration’s denial of Access to Public Records Act requests.

Mayor Jorge Elorza joined contractors to eliminate barriers facing minority- and women-owned business enterprises.

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Brown, city partner to support construction

October 20, 2015 0 comments

An opportunity fair for minority- and women-owned business enterprises in construction was held Friday at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Providence.

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