Topic: providence

Uber driver charged with sexual assault of student

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Uber driver charged with sexual assault of student

October 22, 2018 0 comments

Carlos Carrillo, a 29-year-old former Uber driver, was charged with the second-degree sexual assault of Vanessa Garcia ’20.5 hours after reportedly assaulting her during an Uber ride near campus Aug. 2.

Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

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Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

October 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I read with great interest your Oct. 10 editorial proposing that Brown support the local news effort and purchase subscriptions to the Providence Journal, making the newspaper available to all students, faculty and staff.

N.Y. developer proposes constructing tallest building in Providence

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N.Y. developer proposes constructing tallest building in Providence

October 16, 2018 0 comments

The Superman building has some competition as an icon in the city skyline if New York developer Jason Fane receives approval to build the Hope Point Tower, a 46-story luxury apartment building proposed for downtown Providence.

University community usage of RIPTA declines

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University community usage of RIPTA declines

October 14, 2018 0 comments

The University is entering its tenth year as a participant in the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s UPass program. Since the program came to Brown in 2008, students, staff and faculty alike have had free use of RIPTA buses on any route in Rhode Island with a simple swipe of their University ID.

A recent poll of likely voters in the 2018 Rhode Island Senate races conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center found that Incumbent Democrat Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (bottom) leads Republican challenger Robert Flanders ‘71 (top).

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Whitehouse, Flanders square off in first TV debate

October 9, 2018 0 comments

Incumbent Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders ’71 faced off last night in the first televised debate of Rhode Island’s 2018 Senate race.

Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

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Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

October 9, 2018 0 comments

After Ulises Giberga ’53 began experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease nearly 10 years ago, a friend recommended that he try out a nearby dance studio.

Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

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Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service is partnering with over 100 local nonprofits that are looking to attract student interns over the summer — increasing the number of partner organizations affiliated with the Swearer Center fivefold over the past couple of years.

HOPE creates legislative guide for housing issues

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HOPE creates legislative guide for housing issues

September 20, 2018 0 comments

As Rhode Island continues rebuilding from the Great Recession of 2008, the key issues of homelessness and housing affordability remain a problem for many in the state, according to a study published by HousingWorks RI in 2017.

A University internal task force communicated with the City about the new bike share program and suggested campus locations for bike hubs. As of Sept. 15, there were 400 JUMP Bikes in Providence.

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Bike share program comes to Providence

September 19, 2018 0 comments

As classes kicked off this semester, so did JUMP Electric Bikes — a new bike-share program that brings hundreds of red dockless bikes to Providence.

Among the items reported stolen to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10 were two bicycles, a bottle of cologne, $30 in quarters and 14 mathematics textbooks.

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Crime Roundup, Sept. 18

September 17, 2018 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.