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Overall ’19: Confronting the exclusivity of study abroad

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Overall ’19: Confronting the exclusivity of study abroad

November 12, 2017 0 comments

In the final days of my sophomore winter break, I decided I wanted to study abroad.

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Pandit ’20: Generation Z and the future of American politics

November 9, 2017 0 comments

“Trump is a relationship builder. It’s what he does well.”

Guo ’18, Huang ’19: Talking straight about the Taiwan Strait

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Guo ’18, Huang ’19: Talking straight about the Taiwan Strait

November 2, 2017 0 comments

The year 2005 was one of the key moments in the history of a tense, sometimes violent standoff between mainland China and the island of Taiwan.

Steinman ’19: The EPA’s gag reflex

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Steinman ’19: The EPA’s gag reflex

October 30, 2017 0 comments

A new report on the health of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay shows that it is getting cleaner as a result of decades of investments in wastewater treatment

Samilow ’19: Protecting the First Amendment in the private sector

October 26, 2017 0 comments

Every so often, someone gets fired for political statements that their boss dislikes.

Raimondo: Cutting the cost of college textbooks

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Raimondo: Cutting the cost of college textbooks

October 19, 2017 0 comments

This past summer, I met a mom in southern Rhode Island. She was dressed for work, and her kids were about the same age as my son, Tommy.

Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

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Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

October 18, 2017 0 comments

On Sept. 20 Puerto Rico was hit by category four hurricane María and has been struggling to survive ever since.

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Slade ’20: Reconstructing fatness

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Growing up fat, I learned 1,000 ways to make myself smaller.

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Steinman ’19: What we can remember from ‘Never Forget’

September 7, 2017 0 comments

My mom was so worried about violating laws prohibiting Nazi symbols that she taped over the swastikas on the cover of her copy of “In the Garden of Beasts.”

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Burt ’19: The undeniable politics of non-profits

September 7, 2017 0 comments

“Black L–lives Mmmatter,” read one of my students.