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The local protest was organized by several climate action groups, including Climate Action Rhode Island and Sunrise Rhode Island.

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International climate strike unfolds in Providence

September 23, 2019 0 comments

An estimated 1,000 people took to the streets of downtown Providence Friday to strike for political action on climate change. The youth-led protest was part of an international strike to demand climate justice.

Judaism On Our Own Terms was launched in May 2019 to connect independent Jewish student groups.

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University students host national Jewish conference

September 23, 2019 0 comments

Over 80 Jewish students from 27 schools across the country flocked to Brown’s campus for the 2019 Judaism On Our Own Terms conference this weekend.

The owners of the former FroyoWorld shop maintain a small stake in the current Seven Creamery on Thayer Street.

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Seven Creamery replaces FroyoWorld on Thayer

September 23, 2019 0 comments

When Seven Creamery opened next to Ganko Ittetsu Ramen on Thursday — replacing longstanding frozen yogurt shop FroyoWorld — ice cream upstaged frozen yogurt on Thayer Street, at least for the time being.

Rev’d plans to incentivize student membership by offering discount packages to University students, which will be announced soon.

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Rev’d Cycling studio to open on Thayer St

September 20, 2019 0 comments

Thayer Street will become home to the Ocean State’s first Rev’d Indoor Cycling spin studio by the end of this year. The studio will occupy the space above Berks Shoes and Clothing, which was filled by Shanghai Restaurant until early 2018.

UCS created two first-year positions for its Management Board. Election results were announced Thursday night.

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First-years Nam, Ruzicka elected to UCS

September 20, 2019 0 comments

Joon Nam ’23 and Zane Ruzicka ’23 were elected to serve on the Undergraduate Council of Students as its inaugural first-year representatives, UCS Elections Board Member Jackson Kealey ’21 announced on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center last night.

Tiverton and Lincoln are the only cities in Rhode Island that voted to legalize sports betting, but the newly launched app allows people to bet on sports across the state once they have signed up in person.

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Rhode Island mobile sports betting app launches, faces legal questions

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island residents and visitors can now place bets on sporting events from the comfort of their own homes, thanks to a new mobile application launched Sept. 4 by the Rhode Island Lottery.

Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

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Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Students returned to Josiah’s this semester to find unchopped salads, a soup station and a row of vending machines in place of Little Jo’s.

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza endorsed Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for president of the United States.

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Elorza endorses Pete Buttigieg for president

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza joined nearly 60 current and former mayors nationwide to endorse Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for president.

The space previously occupied by Cable Car Cinema will be replaced by Cafe and Microcinema Acoustic Java, which opens today.

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Acoustic Java replaces Cable Car Cinema

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Lights, camera, coffee. Fingers tap on keyboards under dim lights and students sip on cappuccinos while an art house film plays on the big screen in the background. Audio from the film travels through an app and then to earbuds, keeping the air quiet and still.

During the Council’s general body meeting Wednesday, UCS Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 presented two ideas on subsidizing laundry for students on financial aid or with low estimated family contributions.

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Undergraduate Council of Students discusses free laundry initiative

September 19, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students is starting to plan an initiative that will make laundry free or subsidized for some students, said UCS Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 at the Council’s meeting Wednesday night.