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Ratty begins offering plant-based milks

Wednesday afternoon, the Sharpe Refectory will begin offering a line of locally produced plant-based milks. The new milk dispenser will feature oat, coconut, almond and chocolate pea milk from Uproot: Plant-Based Milk, a company founded by Kevin Eve ’18 and Philip Mathieu ’17. Brown’s Office ...

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UCS candidates discuss platforms as polls open

Polls open today at noon for the Undergraduate Council of Students elections. Vanessa Garcia ’20.5, Melissa Lee ’20 and William Zhou ’20 are in the race for the presidency, while Alex Song ’20 and Jason Carroll ’21 vie for the vice presidency. All candidate platforms are available on the UCS ...

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Party leaders discuss common ground

A prominent Democrat and a prominent Republican came together Monday afternoon to stage a lively discussion in the spirit of “disagreeing without being disagreeable,” said Tom Perez ’83 P ’18, chair of the Democratic National Committee. Perez spoke with former Republican National Committee Chair ...

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UCS, UFB candidates debate ahead of elections

Candidates for top positions on the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board addressed topics including representation and inclusivity, transparency, campus engagement and the Brown Divest campaign during a debate Sunday night. William Zhou ’20, Melissa Lee ’20 and Vanessa ...


Youth rally, strike for climate legislation

Young people from across Rhode Island joined a global climate strike Friday as they gathered outside the State House to demand immediate legislative action on climate change. Students, many missing school for the protest, mounted the steps gripping colorful banners: “Science not silence” one read, ...

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Journalists advocate for freedom of speech

“If I were writing a lede here, it would be that the Trump administration has shown a blatant disrespect and disregard for civil liberties, which has reverberated around the globe,” said Karen Bordeleau, president of the New England First Amendment Coalition and former executive editor of The Providence ...

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Former National Review editor stresses compromise

Former Executive Editor of the conservative National Review Reihan Salam said that before he became an opinions columnist, he was “always a totally insufferable person,” volunteering his opinions. “This was something that really lost me many friends and made me many enemies,” Salam said. “Then ...


Grants award, fund local designers

A shared warehouse in South Providence contains a maze of construction tools, half-finished wooden furniture, geometric light fixtures and the buzz of five different design studios. “INDO-”,a contemporary furniture design studio founded by two Rhode Island School of Design graduates, is just one ...


R.I. Secretary of State champions early voting

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea has proposed a system for early voting in the Ocean State. House Bill 5292, which was introduced and referred to the House Judiciary Committee Feb. 6, would open polls 20 days before a primary or general election and would allow local municipalities to determine ...

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