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Articles by Mariya Bashkatova (53)

University News

UCS to award $500 to innovative group

March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The Undergraduate Council of Students is currently accepting applications for an inaugural award from its New Initiatives Fund. The council is offering $500 to finance a student organization or project that seeks to improve the University or greater Providence community.

University News

Eco activist emphasizes culture’s role

March 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

“We take more than our share of the biosphere,” said Winona LaDuke, environmental rights activist, author and member of the Anishinaabe Nation, during a lecture in Salomon 101 last night. The lecture, “Seven Generations: The Intersection of Ecological and Indigenous Economics,” was opened by a Mashpee Wampanoag drum group performance and was the second in the “Catalyzing Conversations on Diversity” series sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and supported by Native Americans at Brown and the Third World Center. 

Metro

Task force targets RI youth violence

February 28, 2012 Comments are Disabled

A task force designed to find solutions for youth violence in Providence met for the first time Feb. 13 at the West End Community Center in Providence.