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Articles by Maia Rosenfeld (27)

University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

University cancels in-person classes, moves to virtual learning

March 13, 2020 1 comment

All University courses will be canceled starting Monday and will resume online following a two-week break in response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Three University students test negative for COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Three University students test negative for COVID-19

March 11, 2020 0 comments

All three Brown students who were tested for COVID-19 earlier this week tested negative, according to a community-wide email sent Wednesday morning from Division of Campus Life officials. 

Love Data Week events highlight applied research

News, Science & Research

Love Data Week events highlight applied research

February 12, 2020 0 comments

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Office of Research Integrity and the University Library have organized a series of events featuring data use in research across disciplines as part of worldwide Love Data Week, which runs from Feb. 10 through 14.

Brown students find swastika graffiti in Hegeman Hall, cover it with star

News, University News

Brown students find swastika graffiti in Hegeman Hall, cover it with star

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Around six o’clock Tuesday evening, a student found a swastika scribbled in pen on the wall of his dormitory, Hegeman Hall Tower C. His friend covered the graffiti with a yellow paper star, and the students called the Department of Public Safety to report the incident.

On the corner of Wickenden and Hope streets, Aqua-Life Aquarium was torn down this past Saturday. The space will be replaced with a residential and retail building, including 14 one-bedroom apartments  and one two-bedroom apartment.

Metro, News

Wickenden aquarium store to be replaced with modern development

November 15, 2019 0 comments

The former Aqua-Life Aquarium building was a bright spot of blue on the corner of Wickenden and Hope streets, its walls decorated with an underwater scene.

State ban on flavored vape products triggers lawsuit

Metro, News

State ban on flavored vape products triggers lawsuit

November 1, 2019 0 comments

Today marks one month since Gov. Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health banned the sale of flavored vaping products in the state in an effort to address growing public health concerns around vaping, particularly among youth.

Panelists discussed the importance of youth running and working on political campaigns in order to advocate for their political views.

Metro, News

Young R.I. politicians urge youth to vote in 2020

October 23, 2019 0 comments

As the leaves turn and the 2020 election season looms, progressive groups in Rhode Island are focused on mobilizing a massive voting bloc with notoriously low turnout: young people.

Providence Public Schools to provide free meals to all students

Metro, News

Providence Public Schools to provide free meals to all students

October 22, 2019 0 comments

In a sweeping effort to improve access to nutrition among its students,  the Providence Public School District is offering free breakfast and lunch to students at all grade levels, with no eligibility requirements.

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s proposal involves decentralizing Kennedy Plaza and creating four transit hubs. The proposal also involves building a tunnel underneath Washington Street.

Metro, News

Kennedy Plaza transit plan elicits mixed criticism, support

October 11, 2019 4 comments

A new plan that proposes a complete transformation of the Kennedy Plaza transit hub has sparked controversy among Providence community members.

Yesterday, five Brown students spoke about their involvement with 2020 presidential campaigns for the high-stakes upcoming election.

News, University News

Students discuss how to influence presidential, local elections

October 8, 2019 0 comments

As the 2020 presidential race heats up and young people prepare for a high-stakes election, University students are talking about how to best leave their mark.

Multimedia by Maia Rosenfeld (3)