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Ocean State addresses high drug, alcohol addiction rates

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Ocean State addresses high drug, alcohol addiction rates

January 26, 2015 0 comments

Rhode Island was ranked third in alcohol poisoning deaths and first in illicit drug use, according to findings from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Poli sci professors analyze midterm election results

November 6, 2014 1 comment

About 60 students gathered in Salomon 003 a day after the elections to hear a recap and analysis of the midterm election results.

At Rhode Island College, student-athletes were targeted for alcohol education because the school hopes they will “promote responsible behavior among the whole student body,” an administrator said.

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RIC lectures target drinking among athletes

October 16, 2014 0 comments

Rhode Island College Athletic Director Don Tencher hosted two mandatory alcohol education sessions for student-athletes at the school earlier this month.

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State to hold hearings on whether to delay exam graduation requirement

September 18, 2014 0 comments

The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education voted to hold hearings on whether to delay a high school standardized exam graduation requirement.

Former Democratic mayoral candidate Brett Smiley endorsed Housing Court Judge Jorge Elorza, above, after dropping out of the race.

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Elorza wins Democratic mayoral nomination

September 10, 2014 0 comments

Former Housing Court Judge Jorge Elorza beat out City Council President Michael Solomon with 49 percent of the vote in a tight Democratic mayoral primary.

Brown Democrats have already registered almost 200 students to vote using TurboVote.

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U. works with TurboVote to expedite voter registration

September 9, 2014 0 comments

A year after UCS announced its intention to revamp the voter registration process on campus, the U. entered into a contract with TurboVote.

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Common Core attracts controversy

September 4, 2014 1 comment

A year after RI implemented Common Core, some parents and stakeholders raise concerns about the initiative’s efficacy and interference with local control.

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URI develops plan to arm campus police officers

April 24, 2014 0 comments

The University of Rhode Island announced its intent to arm its campus police officers April 14 following a year of school-wide discussion.

The College Board announced major changes to the SAT last month, including combining the reading and writing sections.

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SAT to introduce new sections, remove penalties

April 18, 2014 1 comment

The College Board announced major changes to the SAT that will take effect in the spring of 2016, with the hopes of appealing to a broader base of students.

Poll shows gubernatorial candidates neck and neck

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Poll shows gubernatorial candidates neck and neck

April 15, 2014 0 comments

The Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions released a poll Thursday that shows gubernatorial candidates in a statistical tie.

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