Topic: activism

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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.


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.

Years of activism shape Paxson administration

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Years of activism shape Paxson administration

April 28, 2016 0 comments

Administrators nationwide have grappled with addressing the demands of students calling for increased support regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

Stand Up! demonstrators pause in front of Faunce as they march across campus Saturday. Participants chanted “respect, equality, that’s the way it’s gotta be” among other slogans.

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Students march for sexual assault awareness

April 11, 2016 0 comments

Stand Up! sponsored a march against sexual assault and a keynote address by Sandra Kim, founder of Everyday Feminism, Saturday.

Emmy-winning actress Viola Davis spoke in Salomon Center yesterday in an event sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board. She said coming to Brown was a “dream come true” after growing up in Central Falls, RI.

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Viola Davis brings crowd to tears

March 1, 2016 0 comments

Students rushed the stage as Viola Davis left Salomon Center after her presentation, sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board, Monday evening.