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Articles by Clara Gutman Argemí (28)

Five positive COVID-19 tests among 5,400 results in Brown community

News, University News

Five positive COVID-19 tests among 5,400 results in Brown community

September 2, 2020 1 comment

Five out of 5,400 COVID-19 test results of Brown community members were positive as of Sept. 1.

In Minneapolis, MN, a memorial has been erected at the site where George Floyd was killed by a white police officer May 25.

Metro, News

‘This country is leaving me pretty lost for words’: Students from Brown participate in, support George Floyd protests

June 3, 2020 0 comments

As protests against anti-Black police brutality have swelled across the country after George Floyd was killed by a white police officer on May 25, many University students from St. Paul, Minnesota to Atlanta, Georgia are among the tens of thousands taking action. 

Commencement 2020: a shared ceremony, lived through a screen

News, University News

Commencement 2020: a shared ceremony, lived through a screen

May 25, 2020 0 comments

Scattered across three continents, Jonathan He ’20 and his friend group tuned in to watch Sunday’s online Commencement ceremony together. They were expecting the event, which began at 1 p.m. EST, to last hours. It ran for just over 20 minutes.

‘While I am sleeping they’re awake, and now, when I wake up, they’re asleep’: For international students at home, remote semester presents unique challenges

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, News, University News

‘While I am sleeping they’re awake, and now, when I wake up, they’re asleep’: For international students at home, remote semester presents unique challenges

April 24, 2020 0 comments

When Jenny Huang’s ’23 acting class transitioned to remote learning after the University canceled in-person classes and evacuated campus in March , her professor asked students to switch to performing monologues telematically.

Providence schools operate online amid state takeover

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, News

Providence schools operate online amid state takeover

April 20, 2020 0 comments

After the Providence Public School District moved to remote learning March 23 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jessica Jennings, a parent at Asa Messer Elementary School, received a text message from the school’s reading coach:

‘When we’re not on campus, we’re not equal to other students’: Challenges of COVID-19 for low-income students

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

‘When we’re not on campus, we’re not equal to other students’: Challenges of COVID-19 for low-income students

April 19, 2020 1 comment

When they first found out that the University was asking undergraduates to vacate dorms in response to COVID-19, many students from low-income backgrounds faced immediate challenges. “How am I going to pay for this?”

The costs for this fiscal year, which ends June 30, have now likely exceeded $21 million as a result of expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Paxson: Brown must make ‘tough’ financial choices due to economic impacts of COVID-19

April 6, 2020 3 comments

The University calculated that costs associated with the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will exceed $20 million in the current fiscal year, according to a community-wide email from President Christina Paxson P’19 sent this morning.

For Davis, “Untangling a Red, White and Black Heritage” fits within an academic trend that highlights racial complexities in US history.

Metro, News

Davis talks importance of untangling US racial history

March 11, 2020 0 comments

Artist, writer and scholar Darnella Davis grew up in a family of Indigenous, Black and white descent. My family included everybody,” she told the audience of a Tuesday evening lecture called “Why Untangling Our Red, White and Black Heritage Matters.”

Asthma impacts Providence kids’ daily lives

Metro, News

Asthma impacts Providence kids’ daily lives

March 4, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Asthma in Providence

Dr. Sarah Rhoads MD’16 RES’20, a University practitioner who is a resident at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, has several tricks up her sleeve for helping children who come into the hospital with asthma exacerbations.

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

Metro, News

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

February 27, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 19, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters, including University alum Chao Deng ’09. The move marked the country’s first direct expulsion of foreign reporters in over two decades.

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