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Japanese takeout restaurant and grocery store to open

February 22, 2007 0 comments

Haruki East, a Japanese restaurant on Wayland Avenue, will open Haruki Express, a small takeout restaurant and Japanese grocery store, at 112 Waterman St. in about a month, said manager Kazu Kondo.

Carcieri ’65 looks to promote environmentally friendly policies

February 8, 2007 0 comments

This afternoon, Republican Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65 will deliver the opening speech at a conference on clean and sustainable energy hosted by the Brown Forum for Enterprise.

Students rally for public campaign financing

February 8, 2007 0 comments

Nearly 80 Brown and Providence College students joined Rhode Island residents in the State House rotunda Tuesday afternoon to support publicly funded elections in Rhode Island.

Students to march to State House for campaign finance reform

February 6, 2007 0 comments

This afternoon, students in the Brown chapter of Democracy Matters will march from Sayles Hall to a press conference at the State House to support proposed legislation creating a publicly financed election fund.

Legislation aims to minimize racial profiling

February 1, 2007 0 comments

A bill intended to restrict Rhode Island police officers’ power to pull over and search drivers was introduced in the House of Representatives Tuesday by Rep. Joe Almeida, D-Dist. 12. Sen. Rhoda Perry P’91, D-Dist. 3, whose district includes Brown’s campus, will soon introduce an identical bill in the state Senate.

Carcieri ’65 promises education reform and economic growth in State of the State address

January 31, 2007 0 comments

Rhode Island will reform education, clean up the environment and invest in alternative energy plans, Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65 announced last night in his annual State of the State speech to the Rhode Island General Assembly.

Q & A with Lincoln Chafee

January 24, 2007 0 comments

After losing his November 2006 re-election bid to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse, former Sen. Lincoln Chafee joined the Watson Institute for International Studies as a distinguished visiting fellow on Jan. 7. He spoke with The Herald on Monday about his new position at Watson, his experience as a blacksmith in Montana and Canada and speculation that he might run for governor of Rhode Island in the future.

Chafee takes Watson post

January 24, 2007 0 comments

In October 2002, then-Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75 of Rhode Island was the lone Senate Republican to vote against authorizing the invasion of Iraq. This semester, Chafee will lead an undergraduate study group at Brown centered on the same belief – that nations should try their best to avoid violent conflict.

From grassroots protest to a U. Hall agenda

December 6, 2006 0 comments

In late April 1975, several dozen students who called themselves the Third World Coalition walked into University Hall at 8:10 a.m., before most administrators had come to work, and barricaded the building.

Co-PAIT and the University’s legacy of student protest

December 5, 2006 0 comments

As over 100 students gathered on the steps of Faunce House Oct. 2, alums began to gather at the foot of the steps. Some of these alums reminded students that they, too, had protested race-related issues while at Brown.