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Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

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Applications drop 5 percent for class of 2024

January 23, 2020 0 comments

The University’s total applicant pool for the class of 2024 dropped five percent from the class of 2023, marking the first drop in applicants since the class of 2016, said Dean of Admissions Logan Powell. A total of 36,592 students applied this year, Powell said, as opposed to the 38,674 […]

While Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk spoke Wednesday, some students protested and challenged Kirk in a question and answer session.

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Charlie Kirk debates political issues with University students

December 12, 2019 7 comments

In a contentious night of debate between Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and University students, Kirk spoke for over an hour on Wednesday about his conservative viewpoints. 

Over 40 young adults gathered at Trinity Brewhouse to watch Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate.

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College students across political spectrum, state host debate-night events

November 21, 2019 0 comments

From College Democrats of Rhode Island to the University’s chapter of Turning Point USA, student-led political groups hosted events throughout Providence Wednesday night to watch the latest Democratic presidential debate.

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced policy changes that the University hopes will attract more veterans to campus during the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday afternoon.

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University to make veteran admission need-blind

November 12, 2019 0 comments

The University will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for all undergraduate veterans and make applications need-blind for prospective student veterans, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday afternoon.

In addition to their recent teach-in on prison abolition, RailRoad has advocated for “fair chance” hiring practices at the University and the eventual disintegration of the Prison Industrial Complex. The event was attended by both RailRoad members and members of the public.

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‘RailRoad’ activists discuss prison abolition at teach-in

November 8, 2019 0 comments

Student activists gathered to discuss prison abolition at a teach-in on Wednesday night, bringing forward their concerns with the prison-industrial complex and proposing ways to move toward its eventual disintegration.

Professor of Philosophy at Benedictine University James Madden spoke at a lecture titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul” Monday night.

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Philosopher describes relationship between mind, brain, soul

November 5, 2019 0 comments

Images of the brain are in essence images of the soul, argued Professor James Madden of Benedictine College in an interdisciplinary talk titled “Can You Take a Picture of The Soul?” Monday night.

Security report highlights fluctuations in crime rates

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Security report highlights fluctuations in crime rates

October 29, 2019 0 comments

The University Department of Public Safety reported an increase in off-campus burglaries, a decrease in on-campus robberies and a decline in reported rapes from 2016 to 2018 in its annual security report released early October.

Beloved shuttle bus driver Louis DiBiasio, 78, has worked the 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. late night shift at the University since 2013.

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Shuttle driver Louis DiBiasio makes his mark on campus

October 8, 2019 0 comments

Rolling into a shuttle stop next to Keeney Quadrangle on a rainy Friday night, Louis DiBiasio, a bus driver for Brown University Shuttle, looked out his right window.

The national Sunrise Movement group organizes young people across the country to act against climate change and encourage politicians to pass a Green New Deal.

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Sunrise splits College Hill, Providence chapters

September 24, 2019 0 comments

The Sunrise Movement’s Providence hub will split into a city chapter and a Brown-Rhode Island School of Design chapter over the coming weeks in an attempt to address long-standing concerns about the role of University activists in the Providence area, according to multiple organizers from the Providence chapter.