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RISD student robbed of belongings at gunpoint

January 21, 2017 0 comments

A Rhode Island School of Design student was robbed Friday at approximately 6 p.m., according to a community-wide email from the Department of Public Safety. The incident occurred near the intersection of Benefit and Meeting Street. While walking at night, the student was approached by three males, one of whom […]

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Professor of Medical Science Michael McKeown dies

January 20, 2017 0 comments

Professor of Medical Science Michael McKeown died Dec. 21 after complications of Alzheimer’s Disease, wrote Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences

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Noah Arnold ’20 dies

January 10, 2017 0 comments

Noah Arnold ’20 has died unexpectedly, wrote Dean of the College Maud Mandel and Vice President of Campus Life and Student Services Eric Estes.

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Philanthropist, business leader Herb Kaplan dies at 81

January 7, 2017 0 comments

Herbert Kaplan, president of The Warren Alpert Foundation and former CEO of Warren Equities, died in his sleep Jan. 2

U. accepts 22 percent of early decision applicants

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U. accepts 22 percent of early decision applicants

December 14, 2016 0 comments

The University accepted 22 percent of its early decision applicants to the class of 2021 Wednesday evening, offering spots to 694 students

Hillel International mandates that member Hillels do not partner with groups that “delegitimize” or “demonize” Israel.

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Zionism divides Hillel members

December 8, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Divided Discourse

Last semester, a petition asking Janet Mock to disaffiliate her talk from Brown/RISD Hillel characterized Hillel as a pro-Israel space.

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Class differences shape journeys home

December 8, 2016 0 comments
This article is part of the series Class on Campus

During Molly Sandstrom’s ’17 freshman year, Fox News journalist Jesse Watters asked if her parents knew that she was participating in Nudity in the Upspace.

U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

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U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Throughout his campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump made many misleading and false statements about science.

Donald Trump’s election has some Rhode Island lawmakers concerned that changes to reproductive policy could limit abortion coverage in the state.

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Incoming Trump administration provokes unease from R.I. lawmakers

December 8, 2016 0 comments

With President-Elect Donald Trump’s administration becoming clearer by the day, the new leadership appears at odds with progressive Providence politics.

The Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown initiative plans to develop its program with additional scholarship opportunities.

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Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown initiative seeks to expand

December 8, 2016 0 comments

The Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown initiative, which was launched last spring, is now searching for a director.