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Articles by Zach Fredericks (21)

Miguelina Almanzar and Evan McLaughlin, far right, hand the petition to a City Clerk’s office worker at Providence City Hall.

Metro

Hotel workers petition to raise minimum wage

April 15, 2014 2 comments

Providence hotel workers and members of the hotel union Unite Here Local 217 presented a petition with over 1,200 signatures to the City Clerk.

University News

Break in Berlin: Students enjoy “comparative modernism” course

April 4, 2014 0 comments

While many Brown students enjoyed a sun-soaked spring break, 10 students spent a week in Berlin centered on the theme of “comparative modernism” in Berlin.

In new course, undergrads navigate digital humanities

University News

In new course, undergrads navigate digital humanities

March 3, 2014 1 comment

After six months of preparation, James Egan, professor of English, is now midway through teaching his first semester of ENGL 1901E.

Metro

Hotel employees protest discrimination, poor wages

February 27, 2014 5 comments

Many of the hotel’s employees rallied Feb. 18 to petition the hotel’s management, the Procaccianti Group, for better working conditions.

Talat Sait Halman speaks to Professor Beshara Doumani, director of the Department of Middle East Studies, following a colloquium organized in honor of the famous Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet.

Arts & Culture

Scholars gather to honor Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet

February 14, 2014 0 comments

The life and work of Nazim Hikmet, the most prolific, influential poet of modern Turkey, were honored Tuesday by the Middle East Studies Initiative.

The study involved 151 marijuana users who on average experienced three of 22 potential drug-related problems.

Science & Research

Study links gene, impulsivity to drug-related problems

December 3, 2013 0 comments

Researchers required 151 marijuana users to submit DNA samples and impulsivity tests.

University News

Greek Council may halve budget

November 25, 2013 0 comments

The proposal was in part a response to Delta Phi and Sigma Chi’s objections to old policies.

The city plans to update its streetscape by designing bike lanes and shared bike and car lanes in an effort to make the city safe and accessible for bikes.

Metro

‘Bike Providence’ boosts two-wheeled travel

November 20, 2013 0 comments

The city’s narrow roadways pose problems for the creation of lanes for bikers and motorists.

Kidd moved in 1986 to New York, where he would catch his big break designing the book cover of Chrichton’s 1990 “Jurassic Park.”

Arts & Culture

Graphic designer recounts artistic roots in lecture series closing

November 15, 2013 0 comments

Chip Kidd created iconic covers for books like Murakami’s ‘1Q84’ and Sedaris’ ‘Naked’.

The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, demonstrated similar capabilities among rats in responding to error.

Science & Research

Study links rat and human brain functioning

October 30, 2013 0 comments

Researchers at Brown and Yale revealed corresponding cognitive patterns between species.

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