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Articles by Henry Dawson (56)

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln rolled out sports betting Monday following state legalization in June 2018. As of Nov. 26, the casino is the only place in New England to have introduced legal sports betting.


Legal sports betting begins in R.I.

November 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Just outside Lincoln, slot machines glittered and chirped as gamers clutched Cash Out Vouchers and roamed around the halls. The new flat screen TVs flashed sports statistics and spreads as bookies prepared to accept the first ceremonial wagers.

The co-presidents of the Brown Republicans, Julian Haag ’20 and Nick Guarino ’20, look on as the midterm election results from the Indiana senate race flash on the screen.

News, University News

Students watch election with caution, optimism

November 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Brown students gathered to watch the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections as the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their majority in the Senate.

In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

Metro, News

In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

November 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The final week in the race for Providence mayor has highlighted key differences between the candidates in their stances on the Providence school system and potential funding solutions.

The recent proliferation of Bird and Lime electric scooters aligns with Mayor Elorza’s goals to reduce the city’s emissions, 90 percent of which currently come from diesel and gasoline use.

Metro, News

Scooter regulations stress access, affordability

October 29, 2018 1 comment

Electric scooters made their return to Providence earlier this month with rideshare companies Bird and Lime.

Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

Metro, News

Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

October 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

President Trump’s disapproval rating in Rhode Island hit 61 percent this September — increasing from 46 percent at the start of his term — according to data from Morning Consult.

Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

Metro, News

Students stay in Providence over summer through University programs

October 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Swearer Center for Public Service is partnering with over 100 local nonprofits that are looking to attract student interns over the summer — increasing the number of partner organizations affiliated with the Swearer Center fivefold over the past couple of years.

Multimedia by Henry Dawson (21)

A light brown bread containing a white and dark portion