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Articles by Amy Rasmussen (37)

Metro, University News

Students track results at SPEC event

November 7, 2012 1 comment

The Leung Gallery in the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center normally inspires a strict code of silence – even heavy footsteps can draw angry glares during a midterms week. But on election night, the space pulsed with excited anticipation as it played host to the Special Event Committee’s

University News

Storm blows in, power goes out

November 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Only a week after Hurricane Sandy cut a wide swath of destruction through the Northeast, the Nor’easter Athena blew into the Ocean State, bringing high winds and a shock of blustery snow. 


R.I. voters can cast ballots on campus

November 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled

All U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age are eligible to cast their vote for the president of the United States in today’s general election.

University News

Hurricane grazes campus but rattles East Coast

October 31, 2012 Comments are Disabled

University officials canceled classes and closed administrative offices for a second consecutive day Tuesday as Rhode Island picked up in the aftermath of Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane affecting millions up and down the East Coast. While the Ocean State was spared the brunt of the storm, coastal areas of New York and New Jersey were left devastated in Sandy’s wake, experiencing severe flooding and power outages. 

University News

U. cancels classes as hurricane threat looms

October 28, 2012 3 comments

University officials used the Brown Alert system at approximately 7:30pm to notify the community that Monday classes would be canceled and administrative offices closed due to the projected effects of Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mile-per-hour winds and currently moving up the East Coast.


City & State Roundup

October 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  City service Cities of Service, a national coalition of mayors, has awarded Providence a $25,000 Impact Volunteering grant sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, according to an Oct. 18 Providence city press release.  Only 18 American cities were chosen for the award. Providence plans to use the funds to start Leyendo, […]

University News

Crime Log: Sept. 16 – Oct. 8

October 24, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The following summary includes a selection of major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 16 and Oct. 8. It does not include general service and alarm calls.


Ballet, bikes foster sense of community

October 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Sandwiched between shops offering Indian food and olive oil, a world-class dance company is thriving on Hope Street. 

Caught between two names, Lincoln Field was originally dedicated to a well-loved Latin professor who passed away in 1891.


From swamp to Simmons: Lincoln, the legacy

September 19, 2012 8 comments

Bound on four sides by all varieties of academic disciplines and student life, Lincoln Field, the University’s historic lower campus, lacks both the imposing splendor of the Main Green and the sleepy solace of the Quiet Green. 


Historic mill houses art community

November 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Gangly weeds and graffiti have long ago overrun parts of the enormous brick complex.

Multimedia by Amy Rasmussen (4)