Articles by Ben Leubsdorf (94)

Negative campaigning dirties race to lead R.I. College Republicans

April 20, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The election to become the next chairman of the Rhode Island College Republican Federation, which will be held Saturday, has been plagued by negative campaigning, creating a rift in the year-old group and prompting the incumbent chairman to resign rather than seek re-election.

Rowley’s ‘Out of Ivy’ now on bookshelves

April 18, 2006 Comments are Disabled

For $19.99, Brown students can now learn why the New Curriculum should be abolished and Queer Alliance should be censured – at least, according to one conservative alum.

Lawless pulls in more money, endorsements but still trails Langevin

April 18, 2006 Comments are Disabled

A year into her campaign to unseat Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Jennifer Lawless has gained momentum in fund raising, but she still trails the incumbent in polls and the overall money race.

Students, U. make voices heard at State House

April 11, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Isaac Belfer ’08 and Sarah Raab ’08 got their marching orders: their target was Rep. Edwin Pacheco, D-District 47. “He’s the youngest member of the House, he was elected just out of college,” Jennifer Stevens, an organizer for Marriage Equality RI, told them as they stood in a corner of the Rhode Island House of Representatives chamber on April 5.

Providence City Council votes to divest from Sudan

April 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The City Council unanimously voted to divest from Sudan Thursday night, making Providence the first city in the United States to do so, according to the measure’s backers.

Political blogs a rising force in the Ocean State

April 6, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Matt Jerzyk ’99 and other bloggers want to shake up Rhode Island politics.

Overnight on-street parking to be tested in Washington Park

April 4, 2006 Comments are Disabled

For the first time in over 70 years, some Providence residents will soon have the chance to park legally on the street at night.

Providence after Plunder Dome

March 17, 2006 Comments are Disabled

More than anything else, Providence over the past three decades has been defined by one man: Vincent “Buddy” Cianci.

Campaign 2006 Notebook: Brown has money trouble, Lawless tries to raise more

March 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island Secretary of State Matt Brown, a Democrat who has made anti-corruption and open government a centerpiece of his campaign for U.S. Senate, has come under fire for a possible violation of campaign finance laws.

Simmons discusses housing, proposes use of RISD dorms at UCS meeting

March 5, 2006 Comments are Disabled

UCS discussed the direction of the undergraduate College and campus life initiatives with President Ruth Simmons before turning to discussion of its botched mid-year report in a four-hour meeting Wednesday night.

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