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Articles by Ben Glickman (41)

As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

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As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

November 4, 2020 0 comments

As electoral votes are still being counted in key swing states like Nevada and Pennsylvania nearly 24 hours after Election Day, signs point to a potential victory for Joe Biden.

With incomplete results in presidential race, Brown University community waits anxiously

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With incomplete results in presidential race, Brown University community waits anxiously

November 4, 2020 0 comments

With no victor declared in the presidential race on election night, members of the University community from across the political spectrum are anxious — and cautiously optimistic.

Biden wins R.I., AP projects

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Biden wins R.I., AP projects

November 3, 2020 0 comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden was projected to be the winner in Rhode Island’s presidential race by the Associated Press, presumptively granting Biden the state’s four votes in the Electoral College.

Rhode Islanders ramp up mail-in, early voting days ahead of election

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Rhode Islanders ramp up mail-in, early voting days ahead of election

October 30, 2020 0 comments

With just four days until Election Day, more than 250,000 Rhode Islanders have already cast their ballots, including more than 136,000 by mail and another 115,000 through early voting, according to official data.

Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

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Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Bryce Blinn ’21, a registered Democrat, knows that his vote in the presidential election is crucial in his home state of Texas, which the nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates as a toss-up. So, to make sure his vote was counted, he took matters into his own hands.

Chinatown’s owners have acquired the storefront formerly home to Durk’s Bar-B-Q. In addition to expanding the physical space, Chinatown also plans on expanding its menu to include sushi and rice bowls.

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Chinatown and Metro Mart expand amid pandemic financial troubles

October 22, 2020 0 comments

Despite financial difficulties stemming from the pandemic, two businesses on Thayer Street are expanding their physical spaces.  Chinatown on Thayer and Metro Mart, located at 277 Thayer St. and 221 Thayer St., respectively, have both leased the storefronts adjacent to them and are expanding their businesses.

The Thayer Street eatery, which closed temporarily in July, is planning to reopen with an updated menu this weekend that includes items from South Korean franchise bb.q Chicken.

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Soban plans to reopen following renovations with new menu options

October 22, 2020 1 comment

While multiple businesses on Thayer Street closed their doors for good because of pandemic financial troubles, Soban Korean Eatery plans to reopen this weekend with a new menu and renovated space.

Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

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Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

October 18, 2020 0 comments

More than 23,000 Rhode Island voters have already cast their ballots for the presidential election, with the vast majority participating in in-person early voting as of Oct. 16, according to official data from the Rhode Island Department of State.

Stages of Freedom, a BIPOC-led nonprofit in Providence, has struggled to raise money during the pandemic.

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BIPOC-led nonprofits weather pandemic

October 12, 2020 0 comments

Ray Rickman, executive director of nonprofit Stages of Freedom, is used to getting a few calls and emails each day from community members. But when the organization decided to give away masks at the height of the pandemic, he received 1,400 calls and emails in a single day.

Center for Study of Slavery and Justice holds talk on ramifications of surviving a deadly virus

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Center for Study of Slavery and Justice holds talk on ramifications of surviving a deadly virus

October 6, 2020 0 comments

The struggles of those who survive epidemics do not end when they leave the hospital, said Adia Benton ’99, an associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University.

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