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University News

Students partake in ‘Day of Silence’

December 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A crowd of about 30 students gathered Tuesday night at the steps of Faunce House to conclude a day of silence in memory of victims of police brutality.

Throughout her gubernatorial campaign, Gina Raimondo presented herself as a candidate well poised to handle the state’s financial challenges.


Raimondo wins governor race

November 5, 2014 5 comments

In a tight race, Democrat Gina Raimondo beat out Republican Allan Fung and Moderate Robert Healey in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race.


Elections Roundup: Oct. 7, 2014

October 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After Raimondo accepted an endorsement from Planned Parenthood and spoke supporting abortion rights, her alma mater removed her photo from a wall of alums.

Independent mayoral candidate Vincent “Buddy” Cianci addressed his tumultuous past in a debate Tuesday that featured attacks on his record.


Financial problems, Cianci’s history frame mayoral debate

October 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A mayoral debate between Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, Jorge Elorza and Daniel Harrop ’76 MD’79 featured a series of pointed personal attacks.


Elections Roundup: Sept. 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Republican party challenge to Healey candidacy struck down The Rhode Island Board of Elections struck down an official petition by the R.I. Republican Party yesterday, which challenged the gubernatorial candidacy of Robert Healey who is running as a Moderate Party candidate, the Providence Journal reported. Healey, founder and former leader […]

Taveras leads in gubernatorial poll


Taveras leads in gubernatorial poll

November 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled

About a quarter of respondents said Taveras would best improve the state economy if elected.

Mayor Angel Taveras talked Wednesday night about the role his heritage has played in his economic and educational policies.


Taveras reflects on personal experiences in keynote on race, politics

November 14, 2013 1 comment

After the mayor’s speech, panelists discussed educational disparities and political inequality.

Ken Block enters Republican gubernatorial primary


Ken Block enters Republican gubernatorial primary

November 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The long-time Moderate Party candidate will run as a Republican in the 2014 gubernatorial race.


Whitehouse’s book explores American values

October 31, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The collection of quotations offers famous words and personal anecdotes about politics and patriotism.

Gina Raimondo, who will likely run for governor in 2014, cited her roles as both a mother and government official in her support of gun divestment.


Commission urges R.I. gun divestment

October 29, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The recommendation comes in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown last year.