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Metro Roundup, Oct. 15

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Metro Roundup, Oct. 15

October 15, 2019 0 comments

A statue of Christopher Columbus on the intersection of Elmwood and Reservoir avenues was painted red overnight Sunday, the Providence Journal reported. A sign that read “Stop Celebrating Genocide” accompanied the coated statue.

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Metro Roundup, Oct. 1

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Former gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown is co-chairing a new progressive coalition to elect at least 25 new progressive candidates to the Rhode Island Legislature and unseat incumbent Democrats in the process.

Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

September 20, 2019 0 comments

The Bell Gallery appointed Kate Kraczon as its new curator August 1. She will manage the educational programs out of the gallery and will oversee “conceptualization and implementation” of the rotating exhibits, according to the Brown Arts Initiative press release.

Science and Research Roundup, Sept. 17

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Science and Research Roundup, Sept. 17

September 17, 2019 0 comments

Without tongues to move food through their mouths, some sharks use their shoulders instead to pull food down their digestive tracts.

Metro Roundup, Sept. 12

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Metro Roundup, Sept. 12

September 12, 2019 0 comments

Interim Providence Superintendent Frances Gallo spent nearly $200,000 on the inspirational book “Shoot Your Shot: A Sport-Inspired Guide To Living Your Best Life” to distribute to all middle and high school students this month before asking educators to pause the use of the book in class, according to the Boston Globe.

Metro Roundup, summer edition

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Metro Roundup, summer edition

September 4, 2019 1 comment

At the State House: What Passed, and What Didn’t

Metro Roundup, April 8

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Metro Roundup, April 8

April 8, 2019 0 comments

Last month, Rhode Island Representative Joseph McNamara was elected chairman of the New England Board of Higher Education, according to a NEBHE press release.

Sports Roundup, April 1

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Sports Roundup, April 1

April 1, 2019 0 comments

This spring break saw several impressive performances from Brown’s athletic teams. Highlights from this weekend included a 4-2 victory over Yale for the men’s tennis team, women’s lacrosse defeating Fresno State University 19-13 and 10 first place finishes for track and field at the Bryant Black and Gold Invitational.

Metro Roundup, March 13

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Metro Roundup, March 13

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R.I. state colleges experience decline in enrollment Rhode Island’s public university and colleges have seen a decline in enrollment, according to the New England Board of Higher Education, the Associated Press reported.

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

February 26, 2019 0 comments

Providence-Warwick has highest per capita donut ratio in the nation The Providence-Warwick metro area has the highest doughnut per capita ratio of any metro area in the United States, according to a new ranking from BestPlaces. With 23.25 shops per 100,000 people, Providence-Warwick was closely followed by Worcester and the […]