Sophie Culpepper is a senior staff writer covering the Politics and Policy Metro beat. She is a freshman and now lives in Oxford, England, though her seven years living in Italy before that eroded her ability to weather New England winters. She has not decided her concentration but is interested in History, English, and Sociology. Outside of The Herald Sophie can be found being roasted for whatever she is doing by one of multiple cooler younger siblings.

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Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

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Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

December 5, 2017 0 comments

In her first month on College Hill, Rachel Souza ’21 was catcalled for the first time in her life.

Sherab Dorji ’20 established Khemdro Kuenphen Dairy Group, a dairy cooperative, in his hometown of Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan. The co-op, which Dorji hopes will begin operations in April 2018, would potentially increase the profitability of dairy by cutting out middle men and guaranteeing farmers a fair price for their products.

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Social Innovation Fellow builds Bhutanese dairy cooperative

November 27, 2017 0 comments

This summer, Sherab Dorji ’20 traveled as a Social Innovation Fellow back to his home in Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan.

Food trucks parked on Thayer Street provided students multiple multicultural and distinct food options. The event, which usually takes place at Roger Williams Park in Providence, made its way up College Hill.

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Food Truck Friday arrives at Thayer

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Nine food trucks parked between the Sciences Library and the corner of George Street last week for Food Truck Friday.

Jessaca Leinaweaver, director of the center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, will help lead workshops funded by the grant. Leinaweaver says the workshops will focus on “voices that haven’t been heard as much.”

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U. receives $225,000 grant from Mellon Foundation

October 29, 2017 0 comments

The University will host a seminar on the subject of Race and Indigeneity in the Americas using a $225,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

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Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

October 5, 2017 0 comments

A bill that would cap the proportion of registered sex offenders in homeless shelter beds at 10 percent for shelters passed in the Rhode Island State House.

Annenberg hires new director

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Annenberg hires new director

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Susanna Loeb will assume the position of director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform July 1 2018.