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Articles by Jonathan Herman (54)

Senate primary fight reveals deeper split in state GOP

February 23, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The word of the night at the State Republicans’ Lincoln Day Dinner Feb. 19 in the town of Lincoln was “healthy.”

Lamp starts fire in dorm closet of King House

February 17, 2006 Comments are Disabled

A fire broke out in a student’s closet at King House, located at 154 Hope St., yesterday around 3 p.m., attracting Department of Public Safety officers and five Providence fire engines.

Top Mexican

February 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled

A family-run operation through and through, Chilangos is a Mexico City taqueria that woke up one day to find itself in Rhode Island.

Source of Main Green leak continues to befuddle workers

February 14, 2006 Comments are Disabled

The construction set-up that appeared on the Main Green five days ago may remain there indefinitely because of an unfound leak in the University’s main heating system – a system at the “end of its (original) life cycle” and one that is undergoing repairs, said Stephen Maiorisi, acting vice president of Facilities Management.

Students looking for housing register with DSS

February 10, 2006 Comments are Disabled

Like many students looking to change their on-campus housing assignments last semester, Elizabeth Stern ’08 opted to register with Disability Support Services, which provides special housing for students who need them, according to its Web site.

New Orleans journalists place duty of rebuilding on feds

January 25, 2006 Comments are Disabled

A picture of two cities separated by a small canal was projected in Sayles Hall Saturday afternoon. New Orleans on the left was razed to above-ground foundations, while Jefferson Parish on the right was the angelic image of a Southern suburb. Water flowed under the 17th Street Canal levee into New Orleans while the Jefferson Parish side of the levee held.

U. receives $4.5 million gift for creative arts building

October 28, 2005 Comments are Disabled

At its October meeting last weekend, the Corporation pushed forward the construction of a new creative arts building, accepted millions of dollars in gifts and appointed many professors to endowed chairs.

Rep. Rangel targets poverty

October 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled

The carnage wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans revealed the problem poverty has become in the United States, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., told a mostly full Salomon 101 Monday. Rangel was the 10th speaker in the annual Noah Krieger ’93 memorial lecture series.

RISD to build addition to school’s Museum next year

October 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island School of Design plans to implement the next major step of its downtown expansion next fall with the groundbreaking of the Chace Center, an addition to the RISD Museum that will also create gathering space for students. The project continues a series of initiatives undertaken by RISD that have largely avoided the conflict and neighborhood protests triggered by Brown’s College Hill expansion.

Children’s theater vital, playwright says

October 24, 2005 Comments are Disabled

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz MFA ’94 and Professor of English Paula Vogel spoke Saturday to a full room of alums, parents and students on the nature of theater and its relevance in modern America, as well as Cruz’s personal development as an artist.