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Articles by Caroline Flanagan (38)

University News

Hillel keynote addresses wrongful convictions

April 11, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Betty Anne Waters spoke of her experiences with injustice as part of Hillel’s Moral Voices Initiative.

University News

Police rescue URI student from 8-inch alleyway

November 11, 2012 3 comments

Providence Fire and Rescue and the Providence Police Department led a rescue effort early Friday morning after an apparently intoxicated woman became trapped in a narrow space between FedEx Kinko’s and City Sports near the corner of Meeting and Thayer streets. 

University News

Students face off in startup ‘games’

November 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The Hunger Games came to Brown Saturday, but instead of competing for their lives, tributes participating in the Brown Entrepreneurship Program event vied to develop innovative startup ideas.

Higher Ed, Metro

Providence refocuses preservation efforts

November 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The Narragansett Electric Lighting House, or “Dynamo House,” and the Ward Baking Company Administration Building – two buildings in the Jewelry District – were included on the Providence Preservation Society’s 2012 list of the most endangered buildings in Providence.


U. plans to purchase Thayer St. property

October 23, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Fairview Inc., a University subsidiary, is planning to purchase the 271 Thayer St. property that currently houses City Sports, said Mark Nickel, senior editor and writer at the Office of Public Affairs and University Relations.

Higher Ed, Metro

Betaspring open house draws politicians, mentors

October 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Senators, representatives and other government officials addressed a packed room Sept. 27 at the fall open house for Betaspring, a startup accelerator located in Providence’s Knowledge District. The audience energetically welcomed the 13 new startups participating in Betaspring’s fall session.

University News

DPS reports increased theft and alcohol law violations

October 1, 2012 Comments are Disabled

There were significant increases in robberies and liquor law violations between 2010 and 2011, while most other crime rates remained fairly stable, according to the 2012 Annual Security Report released by the Department of Public Safety this weekend. 

University News

Campus groups encourage voter registration

September 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled

As the November presidential election approaches, several student groups are working to get out the vote and ensure Brunonians are informed, though the youth vote is not anticipated to play as large a role as it did in 2008.

Science & Research

Software recognizes subjects of sketches

September 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

If there is one thing people have learned from programs like Draw Something, it’s that artistic ability varies greatly from one person to another. 


Police respond to summer homicides

September 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Providence has seen 15 homicides so far this year, up from four this time last year. There were a total of 12 homicides last year.