Topic: activism

Leah Vernon, author of the blog “Beauty and the Muse,” came to the Providence Public Library as part of its “Hair Brained” series.

Metro, News

Fashion blogger redefines beauty standards

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Leah Vernon started her blog, “Beauty and the Muse,” in 2013 because every time she looked at a beauty magazine all she saw were tall and thin white women.

Editorial: University’s response to racist flyers came too late

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University’s response to racist flyers came too late

February 28, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 3, a series of appalling racist and anti-black pamphlets were found around the University and surrounding neighborhoods.

Sports

Barash-David ’19: Let athletes be activists

February 22, 2018 0 comments

In 1968, American Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos stood on the podium in Mexico City shoeless.

Op-eds, Opinions

Carroll ’21: What the Super Bowl riots can teach us about race in America

February 20, 2018 0 comments

On the night of Super Bowl Sunday, football fans took to the streets of Philadelphia after the Eagles pulled off a historic upset in Super Bowl LII, bringing the team their first championship title.

News, University News

Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

Metro

Bill restricting sex offenders in homeless shelters passes Rhode Island House, Senate

October 5, 2017 0 comments

A bill that would cap the proportion of registered sex offenders in homeless shelter beds at 10 percent for shelters passed in the Rhode Island State House.

Arts & Culture

Activist Body Symposium moves U. community

October 2, 2017 0 comments

The Atlantic Ocean was draped in sparkling teal scales and bright blue slippers.

Legal claims cloud University, Pokanoket encampent dispute

University News

Legal claims cloud University, Pokanoket encampent dispute

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Contradictory claims to the land have clouded communications between the two entities, surfacing layers of complex ancestries and historical legal acts.

Students protest University investment in Citizens Bank

News, University News

Students protest University investment in Citizens Bank

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Members of the Brown and Providence community gathered Wednesday afternoon to protest Citizens Bank’s involvement in funding the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Arts & Culture

Earth2Trump performance brings together art, protest

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Earth2Trump Roadshow of Resistance showed how performance can function as protest, featuring a series of acts that addressed President Trump’s policies.