Divya is a staff writer covering diversity and student life. She’s a freshman from Singapore who is planning to concentrate in Philosophy and English. When not at the Herald, she is likely to either be pole dancing, trying to put new life into her old meme page, or screaming pointlessly about Avatar: The Last Airbender.

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Health Services to treat mental illnesses

February 15, 2018 0 comments

Health Services will now allow its primary care physicians to prescribe medications to students with mental illnesses, a move that aims to help those with mild to moderate anxiety or depression, said Adam Pallant, clinical director of Health Services.

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Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

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NAACP, community unite in response to racist flyers

February 6, 2018 2 comments

The Providence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called a press conference Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brook and George streets.

A new endowment fund for the theater arts and performance studies department will create programs supporting neurodiversity and inclusion.

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New TAPS endowment funds neurodiversity efforts

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The theater arts and performance studies department announced the creation of an endowment fund that aims to support theater and performance programs for adults diagnosed with autism.

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

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Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

December 7, 2017 3 comments

With students’ eyes focused on the performers on stage, the audience is sometimes forgotten.

Students to play music under the stars at B-side tent shows

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Students to play music under the stars at B-side tent shows

October 31, 2017 1 comment

B-Side Magazine’s semi-annual Tent Shows will return to Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle this Friday

Gregory Pardlo read poems from his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Digest,”  and answered questions on his writing process, identity and the multi-faceted nature of his poetry.

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Pardlo’s poetry ties together multi-faceted identities

October 16, 2017 0 comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo performed a reading of his work at the McCormack Family Theater on Thursday.

Lead actors Connor O’Byrne ’18 and Abby Espiritu ’19 demonstrated impressive vocals and passionate portrayals during the Musical Forum’s rendition of the critically-acclaimed Broadway hit “West Side Story.” The musical features a love story across rival gangs in New York.

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‘West Side Story’ comes to East Side at Sayles Hall

October 2, 2017 0 comments

Musical collective Musical Forum brought critically-acclaimed Broadway hit “West Side Story” to Sayles Hall last weekend.

The Rhode Island General Assembly held an atypical Sept. session last Tuesday in an effort to resolve three issues left unaddressed in the summer.

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Rhode Island Senate meets for special session

September 25, 2017 0 comments

A legislative session of the Rhode Island General Assembly was held last Tuesday to resume issues left unaddressed in June.

Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

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Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

September 17, 2017 1 comment

A buzz of innovation and activity characterized this year’s Brown Hack Health.