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Articles by Ben Glickman (46)

The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

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The Bruno Brief: Brown students weather the Texas storm

March 1, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students studying remotely in Texas about their situations on the ground in light of the winter storm which hit the state hard two weeks ago.

The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

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The Bruno Brief: How Brown Students are Creating Meaning While on Leave Away from College Hill

February 22, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we hear from students who decided to take leaves of absence from Brown in light of the pandemic about the semesters they’ve created for themselves instead. We talk to contributing writer Kashif Ansari ’24, who spoke to these students currently spread across the globe.

The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

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The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

February 17, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take a look at recent student activism against the University’s handling of sexual misconduct on campus, in light of a protest taking place last week as part of the University Survivors Movement. We talk to senior staff writer Karlos Bautista ’23.5, […]

The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

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The Bruno Brief: No in-person learning: the plight of Pawtucket schools

February 8, 2021 1 comment

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take you into the Pawtucket School District — the only district in the state of Rhode Island to reject hybrid or in-person learning, and where parents, local Black Lives Matter leaders and the Rhode Island Department of Education have spoken out against the decision.

The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

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The Bruno Brief: Brown & Millions of Dollars in Federal Pandemic Aid

January 31, 2021 0 comments

In the first-ever episode of The Bruno Brief, The Herald’s new weekly podcast that digs deep into a standout story from the past week, we talk to senior staff writer Mia Freund about the University’s plans regarding millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 stimulus funding.

During stage two of Quiet Period, students may pick up meals from any on-campus dining location, gather in small groups with masks, exercise outdoors and order food using contactless delivery apps.

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Students move to stage 2 of Quiet Period

January 21, 2021 0 comments

Students who recently arrived on campus can move into stage two of Quiet Period starting Jan. 23 at 6 a.m., according to a Thursday night email from Associate Vice President for Campus Life Vanessa Britto and Dean of Students Koren Bakkegard.

While “small, in-person departmental gatherings” could still occur, the class of 2021 will graduate with a virtual ceremony.

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RISD cancels in-person commencement

January 11, 2021 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design canceled in-person commencement for the class of 2021, citing uncertainty around the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an email from President Rosanne Somerson to the student body Monday morning.

In a presumed attempt to stop the Congressional certification of the Electoral College votes, the rioters stormed the building, vandalizing and taking selfies as they went, many carrying flags with Trump slogans.

Metro, News

Brown community reacts to insurrection at Capitol

January 8, 2021 11 comments

Following an insurrection in the U.S. Capitol, the Brown community, including groups across the political spectrum, united in condemning the Jan. 6 incident.

Alan Rosenberg, the executive editor of The Providence Journal, announced his retirement after a 43 year career at the paper.

Providence Journal Executive Editor Alan Rosenberg.

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ProJo Exec. Editor announces retirement from paper, marking one last change in a career full of them

November 19, 2020 0 comments

Things change fast in the news business. Alan Rosenberg knows this better than most. In his nearly 43-year career at the Providence Journal, Rosenberg has seen changes big and small. He saw journalism shift online in the mid-2000s.

Activists from Climate Action R.I protest outside the Thayer Street branch of Chase Bank demanding that they divest from fossil fuels.

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Climate Action RI demands Chase Bank fossil fuel divestment in latest protest

November 16, 2020 0 comments

Protesters demanded JPMorgan Chase divest from fossil fuels during a demonstration outside the Chase Bank on Thayer Street Monday morning, the latest in a series of protests of the bank organized by activist organization Climate Action Rhode Island.

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