Topic: providence

Dorcas International works to advise and protect the R.I. immigrant community in the face of the Trump Adminstration’s attempt to end DACA.

Metro, News

Dorcas International offers aid, support to R.I. immigrants

April 26, 2018 0 comments

From July 2017 through March 2018, the Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island helped 116 individuals participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and 82 people under Temporary Protected Status renew their immigration papers, said Tatyana Tsangarakis-Almeida ’06.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: University committed to Providence student welfare

April 25, 2018 0 comments

I write to correct inaccuracies in Margot Miller’s April 24 letter to the editor.

Columns, Opinions

Foster ’19: A second Brown Promise

April 24, 2018 0 comments

In 2017, the University undertook a massive fundraising campaign to remove financial barriers to accessing a Brown education.

Metro, News

Providence County 2020 Census test underway

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Tony’s Meat Market in Central Falls prominently features a stack of “Nuevos Horizontes,” a local Spanish language newspaper. The paper’s April 9 issue on display devoted two front-page stories to the potential impact of the 2020 census on the city’s community members.

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

News, University News

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

April 20, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday, members of the Providence community will lose their breath running up Hope Street so that young Rhode Islanders can catch theirs.

Martin Weinstock, professor of dermatology, explained that research shows that indoor tanning bed use is directly linked to increased cases of skin cancer. A new bill aims to decrease the number of skin cancer cases.

Metro, News

Ban the tan: new bill proposes prohibiting tanning beds for minors

April 18, 2018 0 comments

As the weather heats up, some R.I. residents are turning to tanning beds to prepare for the new season.

Ocean State students dock at College Hill

Metro, News, University News

Ocean State students dock at College Hill

April 17, 2018 0 comments

While some high school students dream of going to college far away from home, others set their sights on a more proximate goal.

Solidarity in solitary: the fight for rights

Metro, News

Solidarity in solitary: the fight for rights

March 18, 2018 0 comments

When Luis Estrada was released from prison Dec. 21, 2005, he had spent almost half of his life incarcerated.

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Brown and Johnson and Wales University began using the “Run, Hide, Fight” method developed by the city of Houston to make campuses safer.

News, University News

Universities review active shooter plans

March 2, 2018 0 comments

In light of the school shooting in Florida earlier this month, colleges and universities in Rhode Island have discussed preparation and prevention tactics in case of a similar emergency.

Artist Ryan Mendoza displayed Rosa Parks’ former house in his backyard in Berlin after rebuilding it. The structure will now be featured as “Unfinished Business: The Rosa Parks Exhibition” in the WaterFire Arts Center.

News, University News

University explores life and times of Rosa Parks with new exhibit

February 21, 2018 0 comments

History froze Rosa Parks in the moment she refused to get up from her seat in Montgomery, Alabama, according to Anthony Bogues, professor of humanities and critical theory, and Jeanne Theoharis, author of “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks” and professor at Brooklyn College.