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Articles by Ben Glickman (40)

Restaurants on Thayer Street have increased reliance on apps as a means of adapting to public health restrictions imposed by the pandemic.

Metro, News

Faced with pandemic hurdles, restaurants on Thayer Street lean on apps

September 27, 2020 0 comments

Before the pandemic, customers in East Side Pockets watched their orders being prepared from behind a glass wall. Still, the glass could not contain the crackle of frying oil and the wafting smell of grilled meat — mouthwatering hints for hungry customers.

Brown community reflects on passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, future of SCOTUS

News, University News

Brown community reflects on passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, future of SCOTUS

September 27, 2020 0 comments

In 2002, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered the baccalaureate address to the University’s graduating seniors and told a story about a time a student asked her what America’s biggest problem would be as the new century began.

Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

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Brown gives students, staff, faculty Election Day off

September 16, 2020 2 comments

The University will suspend classes and offer a paid day off for faculty and staff on federal Election Days going forward and beginning this Nov. 3, making it the second Ivy League institution to do so.

Thayer sees turnover as some retailers close, others open amid pandemic

Metro, News

Thayer sees turnover as some retailers close, others open amid pandemic

September 8, 2020 0 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought swift change to Thayer Street: as small retailers and restaurants struggled, some chains and franchises have opened their doors.

For students returning to Providence: Campus resources

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

For students returning to Providence: Campus resources

August 21, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2020 Virtual Guide to Brown

The Herald has compiled a list of campus services and resources for students returning to Providence to live on- or off-campus.

For students returning to Providence: Quiet period guidelines, testing procedures

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

For students returning to Providence: Quiet period guidelines, testing procedures

August 21, 2020 0 comments

For the undergraduates granted permission to reside on campus, those living off campus on College Hill and graduate students, The Herald has compiled information on the details of returning to campus.

“There is no win-win situation,” said Raj Mahajam, manager of Kabob and Curry. “We are just keeping (the restaurant) open because we want to do something for the customers.”

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, News

On Thayer Street, businesses that stay open watch sales plummet, cut jobs

April 20, 2020 0 comments

Earlier this semester, a Monday afternoon on Thayer Street would mean students filling the windows of Blue State and Ceremony Tea, with lines stretching along the counters of Bajas or East Side Pockets. Now, the street is nearly deserted. 

University extends S/NC deadline to May 1

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University extends S/NC deadline to May 1

April 4, 2020 0 comments

In an email to undergraduate students Friday, Dean of the College Rashid Zia ’01 announced that the deadline for changing grade options will be extended to May 1, the end of the last full week of classes. 

Backed by endorsements from several progressive organizations, Goncalves overcame relatively low fundraising to win the Ward 1 Democratic primary. Because no Republicans or independents are registered, he will be the only candidate on the ballot for the April 7 special election, meaning the 25-year resident is virtually guaranteed to be Ward 1’s councilman.

Metro, News

Goncalves ’13 MA ’15 wins Ward 1 Democratic primary

March 4, 2020 0 comments

John Goncalves ’13 MA’15 won the Democratic primary in Providence’s Ward 1 special election Tuesday by a wide margin. Goncalves, a 25-year resident of Ward 1, overcame challenges from Nick Cicchitelli, president of the Fox Point Neighborhood Association, and Anthony Santurri, owner of the Colosseum nightclub.

Governor Gina Raimondo endorsed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg at an event early last month. She is the only current governor to support Bloomberg after his late entry into the race. Raimondo expressed approval of Bloomberg when she first ran for office in 2010.

Metro, News

Some Rhode Island politicians endorse candidates, most refrain

March 2, 2020 1 comment

On the eve of Super Tuesday and two months before the Rhode Island primaries, most of Rhode Island’s prominent Democratic officials have not endorsed a presidential candidate. Those who have endorsed candidates are supporting a range of moderates.

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