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PETA publishes open letter to Paxson condemning U. laboratories for mistreatment of animals

By July 29, 2021

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals published an open letter July 6 to President Christina Paxson P’19 condemning University laboratories for “chronic and egregious animal welfare violations,” citing 23 violations of federal animal welfare guidelines between March 2019 and April 2021.  The letter, which was penned by Alka Chandna, […]

Six Brown athletes represented in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

By July 29, 2021

Five Brown alums and one current student are currently competing in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: Hanna Barakat ’22, Janet Leung ’16, Cicely Madden ’18, Alex Miklasevich ’19, Jagger Stephens ’20 and Anders Weiss ’15.

PPSD students ponder fall, reflect on pandemic learning

By July 29, 2021

Providence public schools begin the 2021-2022 school year on Sept. 9. But amid rising COVID-19 levels, a new interim superintendent, a contentious Providence Teachers Union Contract negotiation and the continuing state takeover, Providence Public School District students find themselves in an uncertain position. 

After ‘Much Ado,’ live theater returns to College Hill

By July 29, 2021

On Wednesday, a group of first-year students performed Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” at the Nightingale-Brown House, where they will perform again Friday. The production was directed by Josephine Miller ’24 and Emily Mayo ’24.

Brown employee arrested after hit-and-run

By July 28, 2021

University employee Brian Amadon was arrested by Providence police July 16 following a hit-and-run two days prior that injured a local journalist, according to NBC 10 WJAR. Amadon reportedly hit Kate Nagle, an editor for GoLocalProv, with his motorcycle outside her home on Arlington Avenue on the East Side.