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U.S. Senate passes Save our Seas 2.0 Act

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U.S. Senate passes Save our Seas 2.0 Act

February 11, 2020 0 comments

The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, which was introduced by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate Jan. 9. The bill aims to reduce the presence of plastic pollutants in waterways.

Durk’s Bar-B-Q will move to downtown Providence in the spring, with the hopes of opening their doors again before commencement.

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Durk’s moves away from College Hill

February 4, 2020 1 comment

Thayer Street restaurant Durk’s Bar-B-Q closed its doors on Dec. 22, marking the end of the establishment’s three-year run on College Hill.

The University has been searching for a new director of the Student and Employee Accessibility Services office for the past 10 months.

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Frustration mounts with SEAS director hiring process

December 5, 2019 0 comments

As the search for a new Director of the Student and Employee Accessibility Services office enters its tenth month, the University has overhauled its search process with plans to convene a new search committee and relaunch recruiting in the spring semester.

New hire to help international students in U.S. job process

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New hire to help international students in U.S. job process

October 16, 2019 1 comment

Hiring began last week to fill a permanent new position for an all-purpose career advocate for international students based in the Global Brown Center, replacing a more limited pilot version of that role in place last year.

Reports of pest infestation in student housing spike

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Reports of pest infestation in student housing spike

October 3, 2019 0 comments

When students returned to the University in September, many moved into dorm rooms alongside unconventional roommates: pests.