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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.”

Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

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Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

November 21, 2019 0 comments

When the once-bustling streets of College Hill fall silent at night, some students turn to Safewalk. On Sundays through Thursdays, between 9 p.m. and 2:15 a.m., pairs of students equipped with bright neon vests and walkie-talkies accompany their peers from one destination to another.

Gail McCarthy has a wide fan base among students, who know her for her kindness while swiping their ID cards in dining halls on campus.

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Beloved cashier reflects on 17 years at University

October 7, 2019 0 comments

More than Sunday brunches in the Sharpe Refectory or the aroma of muffins in the Blue Room, Brown students love their dining experiences because of Gail McCarthy.

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