Topic: protest

Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

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Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

February 11, 2018 0 comments

ainy weather did not stop a group of students and local community members from gathering at the intersection of George and Brook streets Sunday evening to speak out against the racist posters and pamphlets that were disseminated throughout the University’s campus and other areas in Providence last week.

Fitzpatrick ’20: Marching toward a better movement

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Fitzpatrick ’20: Marching toward a better movement

February 4, 2018 0 comments

Last week, thousands gathered on the Smithsonian Mall for the second Women’s March on Washington, commemorating the one-year anniversary of both Trump’s presidency and the record-breaking day of protest that followed.

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Vilsan ’19: Milo shouldn’t be “dangerous”

January 25, 2018 0 comments

Milo Yiannopoulos, the notorious political celebrity and former Breitbart editor, may think that his brand is “dangerous” — the title of his personal website and most recent book.

Med student talks undocumented experience

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Med student talks undocumented experience

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Krissia Perla ’15 MD’21, a first-year student at the Alpert Medical School, spoke about her experiences as an undocumented student.

Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

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Activists, elected officials protest Trump’s DACA decision

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Local activists, elected officials and Brown students protested President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Friday.

Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

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Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

September 6, 2017 0 comments

A faculty panel discussed the existence of white nationalism in the United States in the wake of Charlottesville in front of a packed Salomon 101.

Marching, Pokanoket demand U. return land

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Marching, Pokanoket demand U. return land

September 5, 2017 0 comments

Members and supporters of the Pokanoket Nation marched Tuesday demanding the reclamation of University-owned property in Bristol

Similar to other marches nationwide, over 1,500 Rhode Islanders gathered at the State House Saturday to advocate for scientific research and funding.

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Advocates march for science in Rhode Island

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Not even the rain could keep a crowd of over 1,500 “nerds” away from Saturday’s March for Science Rhode Island at the State House, noted J. Timmons Roberts.

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.

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Johnson ’19: Empathy for Middlebury

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Headlines about the visit of controversial libertarian Charles Murray to Middlebury College March 2 were sensational and full of click-bait.