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Articles by Stella Olken-Hunt (7)

Slavery and Justice Report finds a new audience through First-Year Readings.

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‘Our work is just beginning’: the Slavery and Justice Report at 15 years

September 15, 2021 2 comments

Fifteen years ago, Brown became one of the first universities to publicly analyze and acknowledge its historical ties to slavery with the 2006 release of the Report of the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice.

Students received shopping period well in both virtual and in-person formats.

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Brown community responds to in-person shopping period

September 13, 2021 0 comments

Shopping period has returned to the classroom after being conducted solely online for the past three semesters. While many students showed excitement at being able to socialize and meet teachers and fellow students face to face, this shopping period comes with unique challenges and protocols. 

The incident occured on Arlington Avenue on the East Side of Providence.

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Brown employee arrested after hit-and-run

July 28, 2021 0 comments

University employee Brian Amadon was arrested by Providence police July 16 following a hit-and-run two days prior that injured a local journalist, according to NBC 10 WJAR. Amadon reportedly hit Kate Nagle, an editor for GoLocalProv, with his motorcycle outside her home on Arlington Avenue on the East Side.

The rising homelessness rate was a crisis, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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R.I. homelessness was on the rise before COVID-19, HUD report says

March 31, 2021 2 comments

There was a 4.6 percent increase in homelessness in Rhode Island from 2019 to 2020 according to part one of the 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment, which the Department of Housing and Urban Development delivered to Congress March 18.

Providence educators respond to statewide COVID-19 vaccination effort

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Providence educators respond to statewide COVID-19 vaccination effort

March 18, 2021 0 comments

Gov. Dan McKee announced a plan last week to vaccinate all teachers, staff and child care workers who wish to be vaccinated in Rhode Island.

Filmmakers Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra discussed their film  The Infiltrators in an online event with students. An award-winning film about young immigrants who get arrested by Border Patrol, the film tells the incredible true story in a boundary-crossing new cinematic language.

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Filmmakers Alex Rivera, Cristina Ibarra discuss their docu-thriller film ‘The Infiltrators’ in CSREA event

March 1, 2021 0 comments

In 2012, activists with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance purposefully got arrested by the United States Border Patrol. They had planned to infiltrate the Broward Transitional Center in Florida and reveal the inner workings of the immigration system.

Shekarchi, who recently took over the position of Rhode Island House Speaker,  plans to restructure House committees and work on existing legislation.

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Speaker Shekarchi speaks on house reforms, legislative priorities, representatives, students weigh in

January 27, 2021 0 comments

Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi hopes to prioritize more collaboration among House members and technologically adapt to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.