Topic: activism

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

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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

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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

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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.

Columns, Opinions

Okin ’19: Words matter

April 6, 2017 0 comments

I have always considered myself a champion of the importance of language.

University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

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University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

March 15, 2017 0 comments

Matos and Francoise Hamlin talked about their perspectives on women taking political action at an event.

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Lecture series urges civic engagement

March 5, 2017 0 comments

“What do I do now if I don’t agree with what is coming from our administration? How can I make change?”

Mayor Jorge Elorza addresses a  crowd of nearly 1,000 concerned community members in the Hope High school cafeteria after election.

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Community members meet to reject hate

November 14, 2016 0 comments

The halls of Hope High School were silent Saturday night, save for the occasional echo of applause emanating from a packed school cafeteria.