Topic: Election

Graduate students consider potential unionization

News, University News

Graduate students consider potential unionization

November 15, 2018 0 comments

Polling stations for the graduate student unionization election opened Wednesday, giving eligible students the chance to decide after years of conversation whether or not to unionize.

R.I. voters elect Democrats across state in high-turnout election

Metro, News

R.I. voters elect Democrats across state in high-turnout election

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Islanders showed up and went blue Tuesday, with the highest midterm voter turnout in over a decade. Voters elected a Democratic majority across every statewide and federal office and approved a $250 million bond issue to rebuild schools.

Casey GS, Lake GS, Lomax GS, Thorsness GS: What we stand to lose from SUGSE’s union

Op-eds, Opinions

Casey GS, Lake GS, Lomax GS, Thorsness GS: What we stand to lose from SUGSE’s union

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Dear graduate student workers, We write in response to the Nov. 5 op-ed “What we stand to gain from unionization,” and to respond more broadly to past claims made by Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees, which misled and divided this community.

Cardoso ’19: In Brazil’s upcoming election, nothing less than democracy is at stake

Columns, Opinions

Cardoso ’19: In Brazil’s upcoming election, nothing less than democracy is at stake

October 4, 2018 0 comments

By any metric, the past few years have not been good to liberal democracy. As Larry Diamond, a Stanford University professor of sociology who specializes in democracy, famously noted, we may be in the midst of a global “democracy recession.” 

Cranston mayor Allan Fung at the Bristol, Rhode Island, July 4 parade, 2016.

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Fung boasts Cranston’s economic prosperity

October 1, 2018 0 comments

At the Friday opening of a new Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Cranston’s shopping hub, Garden City Center, dozens of customers and community leaders sipped on “Bahama Mama” smoothies as a gubernatorial hopeful prepared to cut ribbon.

Candidates crowd primary elections

Metro, News

Candidates crowd primary elections

September 4, 2018 0 comments

The penultimate primary in the country will take place a week from today in Rhode Island and will decide the party candidates in several state elections, including in mayoral, gubernatorial and federal races. No independent candidates are involved in primary elections.

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SUGSE progresses unionization election

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Various graduate student union groups have withdrawn their petitions to unionize amid personnel changes at the National Labor Relations Board.

Mayor Jorge Elorza’s has raised $698,449.96 for his re-election campaign, with $664,229.67 accounting for expenses and liabilities.

Metro, News

Mayor Elorza’s campaign funds exceed competitor’s by half million

February 16, 2018 0 comments

As of the final fiscal quarter of FY ’17 the difference in campaign funds between Providence Democratic mayoral candidates Mayor Jorge Elorza and Kobi Dennis is over half a million dollars.

University News

Blyth, Schiller dissect results of election

November 10, 2016 0 comments

In the wake of last night’s electoral surprise, Wendy Schiller and Mark Blyth gave a post-mortem at the Watson Institute.

Columns

Friedman ’19: 10 things I wish newspapers covered over Trump

October 20, 2016 0 comments

One of my favorite pastimes at Brown is scrolling through and reading the most-viewed articles on the New York Times app on my phone while eating lunch.