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President takes Brown off campus

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President takes Brown off campus

November 9, 2015 0 comments

When President Christina Paxson P’19 isn’t on campus, she could be anywhere between New York City and Hong Kong.

Plans for bridge, parks resume

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Plans for bridge, parks resume

October 29, 2015 0 comments

A pedestrian bridge connecting the Jewelry District to the East Side is set to begin construction in summer 2016.

Mental health rises in UCS poll among student priorities

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Mental health rises in UCS poll among student priorities

October 20, 2015 0 comments

Mental health emerged as a larger priority than last year in the Undergraduate Council of Students Fall Poll.

Police violence challenges political narrative

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Police violence challenges political narrative

October 20, 2015 0 comments

Currently, Rhode Island and Vermont are the only two states with no fatal police shootings.

State receives paid family leave grant

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State receives paid family leave grant

October 20, 2015 0 comments

Rhode Island has been awarded $235,737 by the Labor Department for its Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program.

Plan to provide licenses to undocumented workers stalls

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Plan to provide licenses to undocumented workers stalls

October 14, 2015 1 comment

Raimondo reaffirmed her commitment to the initiative, saying that she considers the issue a matter of public safety.

Cross-registration sees increase among RISD students

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Cross-registration sees increase among RISD students

October 9, 2015 0 comments

The number of students electing to take courses at the other school rose from 361 in the 2007-08 academic year to 486 in the 2014-15 academic year.

Providence faces potential teacher shortage

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Providence faces potential teacher shortage

October 8, 2015 1 comment

Providence — along with three other cities — is “among the large urban school districts having trouble finding teachers,”the New York Times reported.

Governor’s task force to take measures against opioid overdose

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Governor’s task force to take measures against opioid overdose

October 8, 2015 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo has formed a task force to address the opioid epidemic that claimed the lives of 239 Rhode Islanders in 2014.

Providence in six maps

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Providence in six maps

October 6, 2015 0 comments

Population demographics vary drastically across the city’s 25 neighborhoods.