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University, Pokanoket agree to create land trust

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The University and the Pokanoket Nation reached an agreement Sept. 21 to put a portion of the Bristol land in a preservation trust.

The Rhode Island General Assembly held an atypical Sept. session last Tuesday in an effort to resolve three issues left unaddressed in the summer.

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Rhode Island Senate meets for special session

September 25, 2017 0 comments

A legislative session of the Rhode Island General Assembly was held last Tuesday to resume issues left unaddressed in June.

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Rhode Island General Assembly passes parole, probation reform bills

September 25, 2017 0 comments

A package of six bills meant to reform the parole and probation system in Rhode Island officially passed in the R.I. General Assembly last week.

The Doors Open Rhode Island Festival allowed the public to visit and tour historic museums, cathedrals, theaters and studios around Providence for free, including those on the campuses of Brown and RISD.

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Festival-goers tour historical sites around Providence

September 24, 2017 0 comments

As they walked into the hidden church dome, the visitors could spot some of the names inscribed on the wall, some dating back to the early 18th century.

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September crime log details string of larceny on campus

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Multiple bikes, various Jabberwock possessions stolen since beginning of semester.

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Investment advising committee seeks new undergraduate member

September 22, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students announced an open position for the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies.

R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

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R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Every school facility in Rhode Island received a failing grade in the state’s first independent evaluation of school buildings.

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U. responds to potential hurricane threat

September 19, 2017 0 comments

The University and the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency responded Monday to the impending threat of Hurricane Jose.

Rhode Island elected officials denounce end of DACA

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Rhode Island elected officials denounce end of DACA

September 18, 2017 0 comments

Following President Trump’s reversal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, R.I. congressmen issued statements condemning the change.

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Metro Roundup: Sept. 10-Sept. 17

September 17, 2017 0 comments

The Rhode Island General Assembly will open this Tuesday for a special legislative session, the Associated Press reports.