Topic: protest

Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

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Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

March 25, 2018 0 comments

As the voices of young students rang across the Rhode Island State House lawn on Saturday, a crowd comprised people of all ages gathered to listen and respond. The Rhode Island politicians who spoke kept their statements brief, seeking to center the student activists in a gun control movement that […]

President Christina Paxson P’19, Erin Arcand, a legislative aide to Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, and Nina Gregg, a Rhode Island School of Design student and Marjory Stoneman Douglas alum delivered speeches to the crowd Wednesday morning during the nationwide walk-out against gun violence.

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Walk-out mourns Parkland victims, calls for action

March 14, 2018 0 comments

Against the backdrop of a nationwide school walkout Wednesday morning, members of the Brown community gathered on the Main Green to show solidarity against gun violence and advocate for gun safety regulation.

Student groups have extended support to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ efforts to end sexual violence within Wendy’s supply chain.

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Students prepare for Freedom Fast

March 7, 2018 0 comments

Organizers from the Student Labor Alliance, the Student Farmworker Alliance and the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition are currently recruiting students to attend the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Freedom Fast and the corresponding march that will take place in New York City March 15.

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