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Articles by Karlos Bautista (26)

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

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Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

March 23, 2021 2 comments

The victims of the tragedy were Soon Park, Hyun Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Yue, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Yaun and Paul Andre Michels. 

New online reporting form allows students to report sexual harassment anonymously

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New online reporting form allows students to report sexual harassment anonymously

March 17, 2021 5 comments

The Title IX Office introduced a new method of reporting incidents of sexual harassment, sexual violence or gender-based discrimination on its website Dec. 10, 2020.

In January, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha announced that officers involved in an October moped crash that sent Providence resident Jhamal Gonsalves into a coma would not face criminal charges.

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In wake of Jhamal Gonsalves’ crash and investigation, students, community members weigh in

March 4, 2021 0 comments

Anger and hurt. Those were the two emotions Mark Gonsalves Sr. said he experienced when he found out in January that the Providence police officers involved in an October moped crash that left his son Jhamal in a coma would not face criminal charges. 

For patients served by Connect for Health, “a lot of compounding problems” have piled up in the pandemic, such as rent, food insecurity and COVID-19 itself, Anoop Gurram ’21 said.

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Connect for Health finds ways to assist patients remotely

February 23, 2021 0 comments

Last March, before Rhode Island locked down for the pandemic, a woman with two daughters walked into the Hasbro Adolescent Healthcare Center, where Connect for Health Program Coordinator Hilda Castillo was working.  “The little girls were freezing,” Castillo said.

Out of the nearly 2,200 undergraduates surveyed, 24.5 percent of women and eight percent of men reported experiencing nonconsensual sexual contact by physical force or inability to consent since coming to Brown, as reported on the 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct.

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University Survivors Movement criticizes U. handling of sexual violence

February 8, 2021 0 comments

By the time most students were getting out of bed and wandering around campus Monday morning, posters criticizing the University administration’s approach to addressing sexual violence had been taped to the doors of University Hall, Sayles Hall and other prominent locations on campus. 

Student leaders have relied on social media to reach out to underclassmen and remote speaker events and casual meetings to continue engaging with members of the Black community at Brown.

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Black identity student organizations adapt to a virtual world

February 4, 2021 0 comments

In unprecedented times, Black identity student organizations have found ways to continue engaging with their communities through remote events and programming, along with collaboration between groups. 

Volunteer groups reflect on adapting service work to pandemic

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Volunteer groups reflect on adapting service work to pandemic

January 19, 2021 0 comments

While the pandemic forced University and local service organizations to limit in-person outreach and work, the needs of those they serve have only grown as Rhode Island battles economic and public health crises. 

Though not on campus for the fall semester, first-year students find deeper connections and build community through the BRANCH FYE program.

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First-years at Brown find connection, community through BRANCH, despite virtual setting

November 22, 2020 0 comments

When Jessie Deschenes ’24 opened yet another Today@Brown email early this fall offering a “community building opportunity for first years,” she was unsure about joining.

State Representative-elect David Morales MPA ’19 plans to push for affordable healthcare, housing and Green New Deal legislation in the RI state house.

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Guided by grassroots advocacy, David Morales MPA’19 will now enter R.I. State House

November 20, 2020 0 comments

Just under one year ago, David Morales MPA’19 was in the midst of organizing a protest for climate justice with Sunrise Rhode Island. Now, he’s the District 7 state representative-elect, and he has no plans to stop advocating for progressive causes. 

Brown’s first Transformative Justice initiative has focused on redistributing resources to empower local communities that are impacted by historic and present-day violence and harm.

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Transformative Justice Initiative grows in first year at Brown

November 12, 2020 0 comments

Since accepting the position in summer 2019 as the University’s first Transformative Justice Program Coordinator, Dara Kwayera Imani Bayer ’08 and her team have led a series of education and training initiatives for community members on campus and in Providence. 

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