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Elizabeth Carr

Managing Editor

Currently Managing Editor, Elizabeth formerly served as City & State Senior Staff Writer (2011) and City & State Section Editor (2012).

Articles by Elizabeth Carr (61)

University News

Chafee ’75 asks DEA to loosen pot restrictions

November 30, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 and Christine Gregoire, governor of Washington, filed a petition with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to request that marijuana be reclassified as a Schedule II controlled substance, allowing it to be prescribed in states that legalized medical marijuana.

University News

20 strike on Main Green to protest UC Davis violence

November 28, 2011 Comments are Disabled

About 20 students and faculty members met on the Main Green at 10 a.m. yesterday in a walk-out supporting the Occupy movement at the University of California at Davis, where campus police used pepper spray against protesters last week. The meeting was part of a national day of action as students and professors at 58 colleges across the country refused to attend class.


Protesters briefly Occupy City Hall

November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

“City Hall is now Occupied,” declared Providence resident and Occupier Will Lambeck at the start of a special Occupy Providence General Assembly on the steps of the main entrance to the building last night.

University News

College Hill activists eye Occupy Harvard

November 16, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Protesters who descended on Harvard Yard Nov. 9 to bring the Occupation to the world’s most prestigious university were met with stringent security.

University News

At Hillel, Cicilline ’83 reflects on term

November 10, 2011 Comments are Disabled

“The Congress of the United States is a pretty broken place right now,” said Rep. David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., to a group of students at a Jewish Leadership Seminar at Brown/RISD Hillel yesterday. “And if you weren’t aware of that, I’m here to tell you that it

Hope High School students are aided in the college process by community volunteers and Brown students in programs based out of the Swearer Center for Public Service.


College prep: A tale of three schools

October 31, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As Brown students savored their spicies with at Josiah’s last night, high school students all over the country were slaving away to finish college applications before the University’s Nov. 1 early decision deadline.

University News

New course tool links to Facebook

October 30, 2011 Comments are Disabled

CourseKick, a new course-search database created by computer science concentrators Dylan Field ’13, Devin Finzer ’13 and Sam Birch ’14, launched today.

University News

City hands eviction notices to Occupiers

October 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Commissioner of Public Safety Steven Pare distributed eviction notices to the members of Occupy Providence residing in Burnside Park yesterday afternoon, mandating that they vacate the park within 72 hours.


Central Falls High ups AP offerings

October 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

After being identified as one of the nation’s worst-performing schools last year, Central Falls High School launched an initiative this year to drastically increase the number of Advanced Placement course offerings as part of a three-year transformation process.

University News

Occupy spurs discourse with U.’s one percent

October 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled

It was 9 p.m. Friday, and 15 Occupiers — participants from Occupy College Hill and Occupy Providence — sat in a circle around a potluck dinner discussing semantics: Were the issues they planned to present to the Corporation the next morning grievances or demands?

Multimedia by Elizabeth Carr (14)