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Articles by Katie Chen (24)

Brown moves to Level 2 Activity Status

News, University News

Brown moves to Level 2 Activity Status

February 7, 2021 0 comments

The University will transition into Level 2 Activity Status Monday, Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, executive vice president for planning and policy, announced in an email to the Brown community Sunday evening. 

A video of Germaine Bruce’s Nov. 8 arrest by Providence Police has circulated widely among students, many of whom have expressed support for Bruce and denounced the police’s conduct during the arrest.

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‘I don’t feel safe’: Local man’s altercation with Providence Police prompts community outrage

December 4, 2020 3 comments

Some University students have taken to social media to denounce the Providence Police Department’s conduct during the arrest of two Black city residents on Wickenden Street near campus last month.

Brown classes shift back to online due to rising COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown classes shift back to online due to rising COVID-19 cases

November 17, 2020 11 comments

All undergraduate and graduate classes, with the exception of Warren Alpert Medical School classes, will resume online instruction. 

Biological manifestations of childhood adversity explored in virtual seminar

News, Science & Research

Biological manifestations of childhood adversity explored in virtual seminar

November 16, 2020 0 comments

When she was a psychiatry resident at Rhode Island Hospital and Butler Hospital, Audrey R. Tyrka noticed one common thread among her patients suffering from mood and substance disorders: childhood adversity. 

The University has yet to publicly respond to the recent moped crash involving Providence Police, which left 24-year-old Jhamal Gonsalves critically injured and in a coma.

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Brown students respond after Jhamal Gonsalves left in coma following moped crash involving police

November 9, 2020 0 comments

After Jhamal Gonsalves was critically injured on a moped in a crash involving Providence police Oct. 18, a wave of protests flared up in the city over police brutality.

Brown student volunteers phone bank in final push before election day

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Brown student volunteers phone bank in final push before election day

November 3, 2020 0 comments

University students have called thousands of potential voters across the United States, rallying last-minute votes that could be decisive in the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. 

Transit riders are frustrated by the lack of stakeholder input in the development of the RIDOT multi-hub proposal.

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Transportation tussle: RIPTA riders and community organizations push back on RIDOT bus hub plan

October 8, 2020 0 comments

It takes Edilberta Trejo one whole hour on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority every day to travel from her home to the library where she works. 

Students and local housing experts suggested that the proposed plan was ultimately lacking in any real commitment.

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Drafted Providence housing plans draws critiques, recognition of positive efforts

September 30, 2020 0 comments

In an effort to provide more housing and homeownership opportunities to Providence residents, the city released a draft of its first Anti-Displacement and Comprehensive Housing Strategy on Aug. 26.

Several students erroneously received emails alleging they had been in the Providence area between Sept. 14 and 21 and therefore had violated the Code of Student Conduct.

News, University News

Some remote students receive emails from Brown accusing them of violating code of student conduct

September 28, 2020 5 comments

As the University pushed for students who have opted for remote status but are living in Providence to enroll in its testing program last week, some students erroneously received emails alleging that they had been in the Providence area and had violated the Code of Student Conduct. 

Of the 8,294 COVID-19 tests Brown has completed in the past seven days, only three have been confirmed positive, marking a prevalence rate of 0.1 percent.

News, University News

Brown COVID-19 testing update: 16 total positive cases as of 9/22

September 22, 2020 1 comment

The University maintains a positivity rate under 0.1 percent as the testing program proceeds, while Providence College reported an outbreak and greater Rhode Island remains at risk for an outbreak of its own.

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