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Brown, local LGBTQ+ organizations celebrate Pride Month in-person, online after pandemic closures last year

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Brown, local LGBTQ+ organizations celebrate Pride Month in-person, online after pandemic closures last year

June 14, 2021 0 comments

As COVID-19 rates continue to decline and vaccination levels rise, local organizations have begun to offer in-person celebrations, combined with some online events.

The future of online learning at Brown

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The future of online learning at Brown

June 7, 2021 0 comments

Since March 2020, the student experience at the University has been largely relegated to Zoom meetings and recorded lectures. But the novel prevalence of online technology in the University curriculum has provided a chance for the University to examine how it educates and challenges faculty and students alike.

With remote students unable to make in-person visits to mental health services, CAPS and Project Let's look for alternative ways to support students online.

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CAPS and Project LETS find ways to adapt mental health services in a virtual world

April 5, 2021 0 comments

As the pandemic has disrupted in-person visits, Counseling and Psychological Services is focusing “on providing available support” to the entire student body, especially remote students who cannot access CAPS psychologists due to state licensing laws.

Rogers and his co-author Jack Turner hoped to fill a gap in the existing political theory scholarship.

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Political science professor publishes “African American Political Thought: A Collected History”

March 25, 2021 0 comments

In an effort to expand and nuance the literary canon of political theory, Associate Professor of Political Science Melvin Rogers published an essay collection last month titled “African American Political Thought: A Collected History.” 

Amanpour said she believes that the best way to combat misinformation is having schools educate children on social media literacy so that they can recognize falsehoods and know where to find truth.

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Inaugural Kennedy Talk discusses free speech, information reliability

February 23, 2021 0 comments

At the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs’s inaugural Kennedy Talks event “Threats to the First Amendment: Social Media, Political Vitriol, and a President Impeached” held Feb. 23., Christiane Amanpour, a renowned journalist, and Martin Garbus, a prominent First Amendment lawyer…

Some Providence community members believe the main bus hub should remain at its current location at Kennedy Plaza.

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Multi-hub bus proposal faces Title VI complaint

February 10, 2021 0 comments

A Title VI complaint has been filed against the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s multi-hub bus proposal in order to halt the plan, which some community members interpret as discriminatory.