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Students allege assault by Colosseum bouncers

February 24, 2011 0 comments

Two students alleged they were physically abused by bouncers at the Colosseum nightclub around midnight last night. Michael Quinn ’13 and Jonathan Smallwood ’12 said they were dragged down a flight of stairs from the second-story club by their necks.

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Banner criticizing Corporation removed by students

February 14, 2011 0 comments

A banner reading “Corporate Criminals Run Brown” appeared on Wayland Arch facing Wriston Quadrangle Friday evening, a day before this weekend’s meeting of the Corporation. Less than 24 hours later, the banner had been taken down.

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At Emory, Simmons confronts slavery

February 4, 2011 0 comments

Almost a decade after the University began examining its own historical ties to slavery, President Ruth Simmons delivered the keynote speech at “Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies,” a conference hosted by Emory University, last night.

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Questions linger in alleged intimidation

February 2, 2011 0 comments

While the owner of the security firm accused of participating in witness intimidation in the William McCormick case denies wrongdoing in a November deposition obtained by The Herald, his testimony fails to put the issue to rest.

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DPS: No plans to halt Naked Donut Run

January 31, 2011 0 comments

Despite interference with the Naked Donut Run last December, there is no indication the tradition will be put to a permanent end. Sciences Library security guards interfered with one run this past semester, but University officials say there is currently no intention of shutting down the run.

Arts & Culture

Film Festival hosts whirlwind competition

November 19, 2010 0 comments

The Ivy Film Festival’s annual 48 Hour Film Competition begins this evening at 8 p.m.

Arts & Culture

Ralske brings multifaceted art ideas to RISD

November 15, 2010 0 comments

Kurt Ralske integrates aesthetic direction, artistic curiosity, technological prowess and cunning instrumentality in his digital art — a synthesis to strive for — and the results are captivating.


Angel Taveras to be first Latino mayor

November 3, 2010 0 comments

“Gracias a todos,” Angel Taveras, who will be Providence’s first Latino mayor, greeted his supporters last night. “This is a historic victory for our team.”


R.I. Libertarian Party reorganizing after hiatus

October 28, 2010 0 comments

After a five-year hiatus, the Libertarian Party of Rhode Island is back in action.

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Profs. try to connect God and science

October 21, 2010 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jason Brennan’s question at the outset of last night’s Janus Conversation, “Can God Exist?” set the tone for the evening, in which he and Professor of Biology Kenneth Miller ’70 P’02 spoke for about 20 minutes each to an energetic audience that nearly filled List 120.

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