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Providence Public School lunches lack halal options

Providence Public School lunches lack halal options

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Though Providence Public Schools serve lunch to tens of thousands of students each year, not every student can look forward to a school-provided meal.

Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

April 25, 2019 0 comments

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill. 

Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

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Climate change disproportionately affects low-income communities in Providence

April 25, 2019 0 comments

As climate change contributes to a warming Providence, symptoms of already present urban inequality in Providence may worsen as a result.

State high school students push for suicide prevention bill

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State high school students push for suicide prevention bill

April 24, 2019 0 comments

On an August night in 2018 in Portsmouth, RI, seven high school sophomores were playing video games and eating whipped cream in their friend’s basement, discussing how to write their suicide prevention proposals into law. 

267 Thayer previously hosted Thayer Street Deli, UMelt and a pop-up sandwich shop. The new Caliente Grill will be the restaurant’s second location in the state, with the first in Kingston near the University of Rhode Island.

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Caliente Mexican Grill to replace Thayer Street Deli

April 24, 2019 0 comments

Caliente Mexican Grill is set to open by the end of April as the most recent addition to Thayer Street’s restaurants.

Stop & Shop responded to striker criticism of proposals during contract negotiations with statements and a “myth versus  fact” sheet.

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Stop & Shop employees end strike

April 22, 2019 0 comments

Stop & Shop and 31,000 of its New England employees entered a tentative contract agreement Sunday night after ten days of picketing with community support but without pay.

With additional space for kneading, frying, and glazing, Knead Doughnuts’ new location will allow for an increase in doughnut production.

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New location to fulfill doughnut Kneads

April 18, 2019 0 comments

On a starry, May night in Providence’s West End, fresh-out-the-frier brioche doughnuts are glazed on the spot and devoured with local craft beers brewed right next door.

The bill aims to increase the bargaining power of local news organizations in negotiations with tech giants. These companies, primarily Google and Facebook, are criticized for using local news content without loyalties.

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Proposed bill seeks to protect local news from tech giants

April 18, 2019 0 comments

On April 3, David Cicilline proposed the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act for the second year in a row, which would allow online publishers and small newspapers to collectively negotiate with companies over the terms that regulate how these dominant online platforms distribute the publishers’ content.

Historic Parisian monument erupted in flames yesterday, destroying the cathedral’s spire and two-thirds of the roof. Students in Paris and on College Hill reacted to the tragic event and reflected on the state of affairs in Paris.

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Students across globe lament tragedy in Paris

April 16, 2019 0 comments

As flames marred the historic and renowned Notre-Dame Cathedral Monday, causing its iconic spire to collapse, University students in Paris and on College Hill watched the destruction unfold with sorrow and disbelief.

Mobile market promotes fresh produce

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Mobile market promotes fresh produce

April 12, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island is a state so small that a car can cover its length in under an hour, making it an ideal region for trucking fresh produce to underserved communities and piloting food access programs.