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J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology, asked members of RISCC to spearhead the movement in Rhode Island in the hopes that Rhode Island could be the final state to hold the march.

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People’s Climate Mobilization to take place Saturday at RI State House

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The R.I. Student Climate Coalition will host a march at the Rhode Island State House as hundreds gather for the People’s Climate Movement in Washington.

Already popular in downtown Providence, especially among Johnson & Wales students, for its unconventional take on grilled cheese, U Melt is moving to Thayer, aiming to open in the space formerly occupied by Nice Slice before the end of the summer.

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U Melt to bring innovative grilled cheese to Thayer

April 24, 2017 0 comments

A Providence Board of Licenses meeting Monday granted tentative approval for the opening of a U Melt on College Hill.

The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.

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Initial Community Safety Act vote passes unanimously in City Hall

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously passed the Community Safety Act Thursday night at Providence City Hall, with 12 city council members voting yes

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New restaurants to come to Thayer Street

April 17, 2017 0 comments

While the departure of Thayer Street staples like Nice Slice, Rockstar and Johnny Rockets may have been a blow to the College Hill community

Education summit seeks input of community

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Education summit seeks input of community

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Residents and educators of all backgrounds gathered to create a future vision for the city’s education system.

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Wow Barbecue to move into 183 Angell St. between March, May

April 11, 2017 0 comments

A new restaurant is coming to Thayer in the form of Wow Barbecue, a Chinese eatery with two locations already open in Boston.

Perez ’83 advocates for RI Promise program

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Perez ’83 advocates for RI Promise program

April 6, 2017 0 comments

Tom Perez ’83 P’18 and Gov. Gina Raimondo spoke on the necessity of higher education in creating jobs and opportunity.

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March crime log reveals string of bicycle thefts

April 3, 2017 0 comments

A student’s Blue Power Climber 10 speed bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack outside Barbour Hall. The bike was worth around $50.

Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

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Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Today, the debate over graduate student unionization at the University starts a new chapter.

East Side bookstore to leave Wayland Square

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East Side bookstore to leave Wayland Square

March 15, 2017 0 comments

For 21 years, Kristin Sollenberger has owned and operated Paper Nautilus, a secondhand bookstore at 5 South Angell St.