Topic: history

Editorial: Renaming Magee Street

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Renaming Magee Street

November 5, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council will decide whether a street will share the name of a slave trader or two of Providence’s most influential black activists.

Arts & Culture

Pembroke field to be transformed into dance floor for annual event

October 11, 2017 0 comments

Saturday evening, after parents retire for the night, Pembroke Field will transform into a dance floor.

Family Weekend tradition steeped in food, arts, culture

Arts & Culture

Family Weekend tradition steeped in food, arts, culture

October 11, 2017 0 comments

Unseasonably warm weather and a tightly-packed schedule featuring sports, theater, food and more will greet families visiting Providence this weekend.

Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

Columns, Opinions

Cordoso ’19: Beyond College Hill and “Crimetown”

September 19, 2017 0 comments

This summer, a few friends and I decided to drive into Providence, Rhode Island to grab dinner.

Lecture highlights integral role of insects in modernity

News, Science & Research

Lecture highlights integral role of insects in modernity

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Edward Melillo, associate professor of history and environmental studies at Amherst College, has been drawn to insects since childhood.

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

News, Science & Research

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

February 24, 2017 0 comments

A new study by Associate Professor of History Linford Fisher shows the problem in colonial New England reaches further than previously assumed.