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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added. 

The Providence Safe Stations Program creates a discreet and accessible form of aid for those suffering from opioid addiction, providing immediate help to those who ring the bell of a fire station. Currently offered at all 12 stations in the city, the program has treated two people since it began Jan. 2.

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City’s fire stations open to those battling opioid addiction

February 14, 2018 0 comments

The Providence Safe Stations Program, which opened the city’s 12 fire stations to those battling opioid addiction, treated its second person suffering from addiction Monday, less than two months after its inception, said Acting Emergency Medical Services Chief Captain Zachariah Kenyon, who spearheaded the program. As the program gains publicity, […]

Applebaum addressed ideological uniformity and political polarization as a product of hyper-partisanship, as the second speaker of the Greg and Julie Flynn Cogut Institue Speaker Series Monday.

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Pulitzer winner visits Cogut Institute

February 13, 2018 0 comments

U.S. democracy is not alone in debating conflicting facts, but follows a global trend of polarizing even the most common debate or narrative, said Anne Applebaum — Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian — in her lecture Monday in Pembroke Hall.

Panelists stressed the importance of decreasing the accessibility of opioids and destigmatizing addiction at the Medical School Thursday night.

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University researchers discuss opioid crisis

February 9, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Medical Association held a panel to discuss how to better train doctors and medical professionals to prevent opioid addiction and treat those suffering from the epidemic Thursday night at the Alpert Medical School. 

The NaloxBoxes secure the Nalo-xone drug with a velcro strap.

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Anti-overdose drug made available to bystanders

February 2, 2018 1 comment

Six months after the installation of Rhode Island’s first anti-overdose drug dispenser, around 50 additional NaloxBoxes have been installed in different municipalities and cities in the state, said Claudia Rebola, NaloxBox designer and former RISD professor.

LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

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LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

December 5, 2017 0 comments

LGBTQ+ applicants may need to decide whether or not to come out to potential employers before having gauged the inclusivity of a particular workplace.

The Underground Coffee Company, located in the basement of Faunce, recently expanded its menu offerings to include Knead doughnuts. At night, the space is home to a variety of late night entertainment offerings.


Generating a buzz, Underground Coffee Company continues to grow

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The Underground Coffee Company initially grew out of a conversation between three members of the Brown-RISD Coffee Society in 2014.

Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

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Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

October 31, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously voted Monday to rename Magee Street to Bannister Street.

Providence police to wear body cameras

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Providence police to wear body cameras

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The Body-Worn Camera Program, which will require all on-duty Providence patrol officers to wear body cameras, went into effect Sunday.

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R.I. Governor to sign bill limiting access to guns for domestic abusers

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Convicted domestic abusers in Rhode Island will be restricted from owning firearms once the Protect Rhode Island Families Act is signed by Governor Gina Raimondo