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Metro

Thayer sees turnover as pandemic restrictions ease

College Hill looks different than it did a year ago. While several small businesses and chains have been forced to close due to a drop in profits during the COVID-19 pandemic, new storefronts, including restaurants such as Tribos Peri Peri and Ayame Hibachi and Sushi, look to fill these vacancies.  In ...


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Metro

$15 minimum wage bill passes R.I. House

The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed legislation which would increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, in a vote of 58 to 16 May 6. The bill now moves to the Senate, which passed matching legislation in February. Either the House bill or the Senate’s companion will have to pass ...


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Metro

PPSD receives $3 million grant to advance teacher diversity

The Rhode Island Foundation will grant $3.1 million to the Providence Public School District to hire more teachers of color through a three-year college loan repayment program, according to an April 26 press release. PPSD and the Rhode Island Department of Education plan to use the funding to hire 125 ...


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University News

Brown guidelines for Summer 2021 semester

With students returning to campus for the summer semester, the University maintains the importance of following public health guidelines. The summer term will enroll about 2,000 undergraduate students and two groups of pre-college summer program students in June and July. The Herald has compiled information ...


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Sports

Ivy League plans to resume normal athletic competition in fall

The Ivy League plans to resume athletic competition for the fall 2021 season, according to a joint statement issued Tuesday by the Council of Ivy League Presidents.  “Barring unanticipated circumstances, such as a dramatic increase in infection rates from a variant in the virus, we look forward ...


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University News

Zooming through senior year and into adulthood

This article is the fourth in the four-part series "An Unexpected Commencement: The Class of 2021 Looks Back, and Forward."The class of 2021 spent its entire last year at Brown under COVID-19 restrictions: last memories made socializing in pods of no more than five people; senior seminars ...



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