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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill.  According to the proposed ordinance, off-campus single-family housing would be limited to three college undergraduates per residential unit. The amendment, which is now under consideration ...

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Education department plans redesign

The University’s Department of Education discussed its plans to implement widespread curricular changes across all of its undergraduate and graduate programs Monday in a forum with students. The proposal, which would go into effect over the next two years, is still in the development process, Chair ...

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Krasinski, Burns, to earn honorary degrees

At Commencement on May 26, President Paxson P’19 will confer honorary doctorates on seven individuals distinguished in their fields — Sheryl Brissett Chapman ’71, Ken Burns, John Krasinski ’01, Jennifer Anne Richeson ’94, David M. Rubenstein, E. Paul Sorensen ’71 MA’75 PhD’77 P’06 ...


Caliente Mexican Grill to replace Thayer Street Deli

Caliente Mexican Grill is set to open by the end of April as the most recent addition to Thayer Street’s restaurants. Replacing Thayer Street Deli, Caliente will be the fourth eatery to occupy the 267 Thayer address since August 2017, The Herald previously reported. Previously, 267 Thayer has housed ...

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109 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

One hundred and nine seniors were elected to the University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on April 22, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an email to The Herald. Phi Beta Kappa is the “oldest and most prestigious academic honors organization” in the United States, Foley wrote. The University’s ...

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BuDS workers respond to policy, leadership changes

Following a number of changes to the policies and leadership of Brown Dining Services student employees, members of the BuDS Student Management Team have voiced fears that BDS is not prioritizing the needs of student workers. The Herald spoke to six of the 12 current members of the BuDS SMT and one ...


Stop & Shop employees end strike

Stop & Shop and 31,000 of its New England employees entered a tentative contract agreement Sunday night after ten days of picketing with community support but without pay. Picketers, including those from College Hill’s Eastside Marketplace, are expected to return to work Monday. The new, three-year ...

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