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Articles by Grace Park (12)

International students try to maintain optimism amid uncertainty about Biden administration

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International students try to maintain optimism amid uncertainty about Biden administration

November 22, 2020 1 comment

When Cecilia Martin ’23 first moved to the United States, her mother gave her a pep talk she never thought she’d need to hear: “If anything goes wrong, pick up your brother, go to the Swiss Embassy and take shelter.”

‘Time doesn’t even have meaning anymore’: International students adopt irregular sleep schedules to study remotely

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‘Time doesn’t even have meaning anymore’: International students adopt irregular sleep schedules to study remotely

November 12, 2020 0 comments

11 p.m. in Seoul, South Korea. As his family goes to bed, Joon Nam ’23 awakes and opens his laptop to prepare for his Zoom class. As he studies, the sun rises — and by the time he’s ready to end his day, the rest of the country has only just started theirs.

Brown University Health Services has shifted operations to accommodate both remote and in-person treatment, as well as distribution of safe sex supplies by mail.

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Sexual health resources on College Hill take new shape during pandemic

October 19, 2020 0 comments

Sexual health care on campus has had to adapt to the new reality of the pandemic following Health Services’ shift to using both telehealth and in-person services, The Herald previously reported. 

Health Services will offer 12 flu vaccine clinics in the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center from Oct. 7 to 30.

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Flu season is approaching — here’s where to get your vaccine at Brown

October 7, 2020 0 comments

With the weather getting colder, flu season is rapidly approaching. To best prepare for potential flu outbreaks within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Services is hosting multiple flu vaccine clinics for students this October.

Paper or plastic? How takeout meals are affecting sustainability on College Hill

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Paper or plastic? How takeout meals are affecting sustainability on College Hill

October 1, 2020 0 comments

As Brown Dining Services has transitioned to-go meals in order to prioritize safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and non-reusable packaging has increased alongside it.

Health Services says CAPS, BWell and Student Support Services will offer virtual treatment for remote students alongside telehealth this fall.

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Brown telehealth services here to stay

September 17, 2020 0 comments

Health Services will offer both in-person and virtual care during the fall semester, as many students begin returning to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meghan Healy-Clancy came to deliver the fifth talk in the Watson Institute’s Africa Speaker Series yesterday. She discussed the importance of female activists to creating long-term change in South Africa.

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Guest speaker shines light on women in South African political history

March 10, 2020 0 comments

Social historian Meghan Healy-Clancy gave the fifth talk in the Watson Institute’s Africa Speaker Series Monday, discussing the pivotal role of women in grassroots political movements in 20th-century South Africa.

Mayor Jorge Elorza delivered his State of the City address yesterday, focusing his speech on education reform and improving infrastructure.

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Elorza’s State of the City describes ‘New Providence’

February 11, 2020 0 comments

Chants of his name rang through City Halls as Mayor Jorge Elorza entered the Council Chambers to give this year’s State of the City address. In his following speech, Elorza focused on improving infrastructure and education to create a “New Providence,” while also discussing green initiatives and public safety.

Rhode Island no longer investing in for-profit prisons, assault weapon companies

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Rhode Island no longer investing in for-profit prisons, assault weapon companies

February 5, 2020 0 comments

On Jan. 31, the Rhode Island public pension fund ceased to invest in companies that either operate for-profit prisons or manufacture assault-style weapons sold to civilians, Treasurer Seth Magaziner ’06 D-RI announced.

Local activists participated in an event organized by Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition to call for peace in the Middle East.

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Community members rally for peace with Iran

January 27, 2020 0 comments

Despite the biting cold, dozens of students, local activists, veterans and children gathered on the steps of the Rhode Island State House Saturday to tell leaders: “No War with Iran.”

Multimedia by Grace Park (3)