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Articles by Ben Glickman (61)

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.

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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.

President-elect Joe Biden at Brown in 2018, when he was the speaker for Brown Lecture Board's fall talk.

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Brown students react to historic Biden victory with quiet optimism

November 7, 2020 0 comments

In a sudden conclusion to a drawn-out battle, former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election Nov. 7. Biden’s victory arrives four days post-Election Day after a close battle for the Oval Office with incumbent President Donald Trump. 

Rhode Island residents gather at State House in response to Biden win

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Rhode Island residents gather at State House in response to Biden win

November 7, 2020 0 comments

On one side of Gaspee Street early this afternoon, a large group of people danced, cheered and cried in celebration of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-CA) victory in the presidential election.

Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election Nov. 7. Biden’s victory arrives four days post-Election Day after a close battle for the Oval Office with incumbent President Donald Trump.

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Brown political organizations react to Biden win

November 7, 2020 0 comments

After former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the next president of the United States, beating incumbent President Donald Trump, leaders of student groups representing the major parties reflected on the significance of this election and the future of their respective parties.

Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

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Days after election night, no declared winner in race for presidency

November 6, 2020 1 comment

Over two days after the first polls closed on Election Day, no winner has been declared in the race for U.S. president. Former Vice President Joe Biden moved closer to an electoral college victory early Nov. 6.

The University and student groups have created online resources for community members to reflect after Election Day this Tuesday.

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Brown prepares for students’ election anxiety with support resources

November 5, 2020 0 comments

In light of the presidential election, the University and student groups have prepared support resources for community members, hoping to address mental health concerns stemming from returning election results.

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