Articles by Aliza Reisner (22)


Clinton campaigns with Raimondo in R.I.

October 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Ocean State Friday to advocate for Gina Raimondo, Democratic candidate for governor.

The final issue of the Providence Phoenix will come out today. “We loved being alternative, independent, free-spirited,” said Everett Finkelstein, chief operating officer of the Phoenix Media/Communications Group.


Providence Phoenix folds after three decades in print

October 16, 2014 1 comment

After 36 years of publication, the Providence Phoenix, an alternative weekly newspaper, is releasing its final issue Thursday.

Jewelry District clubs have drawn criticism from community for recent violent behavior among patrons.


Karma violence spurs nightclub closures

September 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Nightclubs in the Jewelry District have come under scrutiny and now must comply with new restrictions following several violent incidents.

Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Harvard, argues for broadening public involvement in the financing of political campaigns.

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Law professors debate campaign finance reform

September 18, 2014 2 comments

Super PACs, access to government officials and donation caps emerged as critical points of discussion at a Janus Forum debate on campaign finance Wednesday.

Keith Mills ’18 uses Rosetta Stone on his laptop. Many students said they have tried Rosetta Stone to learn a language in their free time.

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Community quick to adopt Rosetta Stone

September 11, 2014 2 comments

The University began offering the online language program Rosetta Stone to the campus community in the spring, and the offering has seen rapid growth.

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New Wi-Fi network increases speed

September 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Computing and Information Services installed a new wireless network this summer meant to replace Brown-Secure and Brown-EZ, said Ravi Pendse.

Andrews Dining Commons, featuring a study space for 125 students and a food service area much like its predecessor the Gate’s, is slated to open for the first week of classes in January.

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Andrews Commons to offer food, social space

December 5, 2013 19 comments

Set to open in January, the eatery will feature Asian fusion cuisine and a large common room.

Science & Research

Study finds effect of sleep on visual learning

November 19, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Researchers learned that participants’ performance on tasks increased after sleeping.

App makers release software, gain experience


App makers release software, gain experience

November 4, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Students have made a foray into the iPhone app world with ‘Punch’ and ‘CopyBoard.’

Most support at least some co-ed bathrooms

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Most support at least some co-ed bathrooms

October 25, 2013 3 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2013 Student Poll 1

Gay, agnostic and atheist students were likelier to support gender neutral bathrooms.

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