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Isabel is a Metro Section Editor and Social Media Director for The Herald. She is a junior from Seattle, concentrating in the Security Track of International & Public Affairs. When she’s not at The Herald, you can probably find Isabel emptying her wallet at one of Providence’s various coffee shops.

Articles by Isabel Inadomi (30)

Angelica Hicks, a coordinator for Equal Exchange, promoted the purchase of fair trade bananas to support just treatment of producers and growers.

News, University News

Banana prices are ripe for change, speaker says

March 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

While bananas are some of the cheapest and most popular products in most grocery stores, they are often sourced from companies that do not adhere to fair-trade practices, according to Angelica Hicks, who coordinates the banana supply chain for distributor and cooperative Equal Exchange.

Three members of the city council introduced a resolution opposing the monetization project, citing troubles encountered by other cities. The mayor has advocated for water monetization.

Metro, News

Opposition mounts against water monetization

March 1, 2019 1 comment

Three City Council members introduced a resolution opposing the monetization of Providence’s water supply Feb. 21.

Youth from environmental activist group the Sunrise Movement lined the hallways of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C. to protest McConnell’s call to force a vote on the Green New Deal in the Senate.

Metro

Environmental activists stage sit-in on Capitol Hill

February 27, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Over 200 young people from Sunrise Movement, including 11 University students, swarmed the hallways outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Capitol Hill office Monday, protesting his plan to bring the Green New Deal to a Senate vote and his acceptance of money from fossil fuel companies.

Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

Metro, News

Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

February 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The shell of a property destroyed by fire has loomed outside Roger Williams Park for over a decade, but the city of Providence now has plans to redevelop the area.

In an event, which also featured University President Christina Paxson P’19, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke about the lack of bipartisan progress in implementing climate change policy.

Metro, News

Rhode Island Senator discusses climate change challenges

February 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI, lamented the power of fossil fuel corporations to limit policy action on climate change in a keynote address Friday at the University.

The Providence City Committee on Ordinances voted down an amendment that would have restricted the number of students that could live together in various types of homes.

Metro, News

City Council dismisses student housing ordinance

January 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Providence City Committee on Ordinances voted Jan. 29 to “continue indefinitely” a previously proposed amendment which would have restricted housing to no more than four undergraduate students per home across the city.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management requires that offshore wind companies hold public comment meetings in Rhode Island because of its impact on economic activities like fishing. With the delay of the public meetings, many fishermen are concerned they have lost their chance to voice concerns.

Metro, News

Government shutdown delays public hearings on Vineyard Wind project

January 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Despite the partial federal government shutdown ending, public comment meetings led by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management regarding Vineyard Wind’s plan to construct an offshore wind-turbine farm have been indefinitely postponed.

Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

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Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, and State Rep. Edith Ajello, D-Providence, filed the Reproductive Health Care Act — which would codify the legality of abortion into state law —  for the third year in a row on Jan. 15.

University to provide college counseling to Native American students

News, University News

University to provide college counseling to Native American students

December 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Next summer, the University will host College Horizons, a week-long program that directs college admission resources to Native American high school students.

Van Wickle Ventures enables student investing

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Van Wickle Ventures enables student investing

November 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The soft launch of Van Wickle Ventures, a new student-run venture fund that invests in Brown- and Rhode Island School of Design-affiliated companies, is currently underway, according to Co-founders Sophie Starck ’20 and John Diorio ’20.

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