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Paxson denounces ICE guidance prohibiting international students from studying in U.S. with fully online course load

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Paxson denounces ICE guidance prohibiting international students from studying in U.S. with fully online course load

July 9, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s new guidance for the Student and Exchange Visitor Program is “nothing short of cruel” in a community-wide email sent Wednesday afternoon.

RISD canceled its study abroad program in Rome, while the University canceled its “Brown in Bologna” program due to coronavirus fears.

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Brown, RISD respond to growing coronavirus concerns

March 6, 2020 1 comment

The University and the Rhode Island School of Design recently unveiled new immediate and long-term policies concerning the coronavirus outbreak, according to interviews, emails and a town hall hosted by RISD administrators.

In recent efforts to increase gun control, Rhode Island Congress passed a gun prohibition bill supported by the governor and attorney general.

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State poised to ban 3-D-printed guns, ‘ghost guns’

February 27, 2020 5 comments

In the first six weeks of the 2020 Legislative Session, both chambers of the Rhode Island General Assembly passed bills which outlaw 3-D-printed guns and other untraceable or undetectable firearms, better known as ‘ghost guns.’

Chas Freeman Jr., a Watson Institute senior fellow, outlined his views on the current state of American diplomacy at a lecture Thursday.

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Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense talks American diplomacy

February 21, 2020 0 comments

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. compared the current political and economic state of Washington, D.C. to that of St. Petersburg (then called Petrograd) during the last days of the Russian tsar at a lecture entitled “America in Distress” at the Joukowsky Forum.

Pro-gun-control and Second-Amendment activists rally in the  State House before  Representatives voted on a bill to ban “ghost guns.”

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Rhode Island House votes to ban ‘ghost guns’

February 14, 2020 0 comments

The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would ban 3D-printed guns and other untraceable firearms, commonly known as “ghost guns,” according to a press release from the State of Rhode Island General Assembly.

Panelists discussed the two films shown during the conference “Gender in Israeli and Palestinian Film,” held this Sunday and Monday.

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“Gender in Israeli and Palestinian Film” conference features award-winning films

February 12, 2020 0 comments

The Program in Judaic Studies and the Center for Middle East Studies collaborated on a film conference in order to add a more personal dimension to campus discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Zanagee Artis ’22 was named one of Teen Vogue’s “9 Climate Activists of Color You Should Know.” The founder of Zero Hour, Artis has organized climate justice marches across the globe.

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Climate activist Artis ’22 featured in Teen Vogue

January 28, 2020 0 comments

Zanagee Artis ’22 believes in the power of a single person to be a force for change. As a co-founder of Zero Hour, an international climate justice organization, Artis has organized marches across the globe to demonstrate the need for climate justice.

On Friday, about 600 protesters marched through Providence to assemble in front of the State House as part of a national day of climate action.

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Sunrise Movement occupies State House, rallies for climate justice

December 7, 2019 0 comments

Fourteen climate activists were arrested last night, including at least 10 University students, after occupying the Rhode Island State House rotunda for nearly five hours to call on Gov. Gina Raimondo to sign a No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge. The activists were released later that night.

The Lincoln Field Building is currently not compliant with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and is one of six buildings that the University has labeled as a priority for renovation. The proposed renovation will include elements like an accessible exit stairway, an elevator and new restrooms.

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University to renovate Lincoln Field Building, increase accessibility

November 13, 2019 0 comments

The University has begun the design phase of the Lincoln Field Building renovation, which will increase accessibility and optimize the space for the department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.

CBD American Shaman offers products derived from CBD hemp oil and aims to appeal to a wide demographic of customers, including pets.

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CBD American Shaman opens on Thayer

October 6, 2019 0 comments

On Sept. 27, the first Rhode Island location of CBD American Shaman opened its doors for business, offering samples of their various CBD products to passersby.

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