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Gwen Everett is a Senior Staff Writer for the Herald, covering Higher Education in Rhode Island. She is a freshman from West Hartford, CT, who can’t decide what to concentrate in yet— but it will probably be either history, political science, or gender studies. When not writing a story, she's dedicated to investigative pursuits, like finding her keycard, or searching for a single food that doesn't taste better with hot sauce on it.

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Guy Edwards, research fellow at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Isabel Cavelier, minister counselor to the U.N., Natalie Unterstell, fellow at Harvard, Camila Bustos ’16, Ximena Carranza ’17 and J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies, discuss climate action in Latin America.

University News

Presentation addresses climate change in Latin America

February 12, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Panelists discussed the significance of the Paris Climate Conference as a prime example of Latin American countries stepping into policy-making positions.

Author Lawrence Ross discussed the mobilizing influence that the Black Lives Matter movement has had on campus activists across the country.

University News

‘Blackballed’ talk confronts campus racism

February 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled

“Racism equals a societal cancer,” said author Lawrence Ross as he opened his lecture, “Blackballed: The Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” Saturday.

Brown’s sororities officially opened up membership to all those identifying as female. The move formalized a policy that had previously been practiced.

University News

Sororities to allow all female-identifying students to rush

February 2, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Sororities will allow all students who identify as female to apply for membership when formal spring recruitment begins Feb. 12.

University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

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University to build temporary Brook St. parking lot

January 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Brown has secured a two-year permit from the Providence Zoning Board of Review to replace seven residential structures with temporary parking on Brook St.

A new bill being considered by Rhode Island’s General Assembly would impose a seat belt requirement on school buses, along with other safety measures. The bill does not currently include subsidies to school districts.


R.I. bill may impose seat belt requirement on school buses

December 3, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island may soon require all school buses to be equipped with seat belts, and the General Assembly is set to consider a bill to that effect soon.

The coast of Block Island, where the wind farm will be built, is a world-class resource that is close to an area that uses a lot of electricity.


Alum outlines progress, construction challenges of Block Island wind farm

November 17, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Jeff Grybowski ’93 discussed progress on building a wind farm off the coast of Block Island at the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy Thursday.


Elorza establishes council to reduce gun violence

November 11, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Mayor Elorza issued the first executive order of his administration Nov. 3, commissioning an advisory council designed to reduce gun violence in the city.


Cameras effectively curb illegal trash dumping

November 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled

In an effort to curb illegal trash dumping, Providence installed eight security cameras throughout the city this fall.

Championship Melt, Ellie’s Bakery and Z Food Truck were among the vendors at this weekend’s second annual food truck festival, organized by the Brown University Oncology Research Group.

Arts & Culture

Eating for a cause: Oncology research group holds food truck fundraiser

October 21, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Founded in 1994, BrUOG focuses its research on innovative cancer treatment therapy and gears treatment specifically toward local patients.

Segui leads BCSC as interim director

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Segui leads BCSC as interim director

October 7, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Segui served as assistant director of co-curricular initiatives prior to his appointment.

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