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Articles by Emily Wooldridge (32)

Judge Rogeriee Thompson, formerly incarcerated community activists James Monteiro and Luis Estrada and non-profit leaders Sol Rodriguez and Tenny Gross discussed the issues of mass incarceration and discrimination.


Speakers dissect R.I. mass incarceration

April 1, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Over 300 individuals confronted the costs and racial disparities of mass incarceration and probation in Rhode Island at a conference March 27.

The current showing of  “The Freedom Project” is the culmination of two years of research and interviews of people affected by inequality in the criminal justice system.

Arts & Culture

Performance explores inequality in criminal justice system

November 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Paper brings the reality of the prison experiences portrayed in “The Freedom Project” to life.

After learning about the death of a childhood friend, Jorge Elorza decided to move back to Providence and enter local politics, he said. “That night, I realized I wasn’t doing anything to support my own community.”


Jorge Elorza eyes City Hall

October 28, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Rookie Democratic mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza countered chief rival Vincent “Buddy” Cianci’s prominent with a show of his own last Thursday.


NECAP draws criticism after drop in scores

October 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The R.I. Department of Education decided to postpone the public release of NECAC scores due to concern from school districts over drops in science scores.

Arts & Culture

BruNotes strikes chord with music lovers

September 24, 2014 1 comment

Before Tara Torabi ’15 could put in effect her plan to bring music education to low-income youth in Providence, she had to return to the piano keys.


Urban greenhouse to open in Providence

September 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The city government hopes to develop agricultural micro-businesses by offering farmers who use the new greenhouse low-cost leases.

University News

Grad students, admins meet about funding

May 2, 2014 8 comments

Following days of protests, graduate students and administrators packed Barus and Holley 166 Tuesday to discuss sixth-year funding for grad students.

A forum will likely be held Tuesday for grad students and deans to discuss a lack of sixth-year funding, President Christina Paxson told protesters.

University News

Grad students protest denial of sixth-year funding

April 24, 2014 7 comments

About 80 graduate students picketed in front of President Christina Paxson’s house Wednesday evening to protest funding denials to some grad students.

Adam Michnik said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration poses a threat to emerging Ukrainian democracy, but successful dialogue could ease tensions between the countries involved.

University News

From protest to podium: Adam Michnik

April 22, 2014 1 comment

Adam Michnik gave over 50 people a taste of his rebellious nature at a lecture Monday in the Joukowsky Forum at the Watson Institute for International Studies.

After studying international relations as an undergraduate, Trent Page’98  began his career in the food industry as a dishwasher in New Zealand.

Arts & Culture

Trent Page ’98, chef de cuisine at Google, dishes on his experience

April 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Trent Page ’98 followed a somewhat unconventional recipe for success in the culinary world.

Multimedia by Emily Wooldridge (3)