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Q&A with David Rohde

New York Times reporter David Rohde '90 escaped from the Taliban four months ago after being kidnapped while on assignment in Afghanistan. Rohde gave his first public lecture about his experience on Monday in List 120. He also sat down with The Herald to discuss how his perspective has changed since ...


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Man shot near Brown Stadium

A man was seriously wounded during a drive-by shooting Monday morning on Camp Street — about four blocks from Brown Stadium — and was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he underwent surgery, according to Providence Police Detective Lt. Paul Campbell.


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Gandhi explains a confluence of ideas

"The non-violence of King and Gandhi had a strong element of courtesy and forgiveness," Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, told a packed Salomon 101 Sunday.The former member of India's Upper House of Parliament, current president of Initiatives of Change International and renowned author and ...


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Q&A with Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of the Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi, sat down with The Herald before his lecture Sunday to discuss his grandfather's legacy and his views on East-West relations.The Herald: Both of your grandfathers were very prominent freedom fighters in the Indian independence movement. ...


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Four arrested in fight at sorority party

Four men who were "harassing" Department of Public Safety officers outside a party in Alumnae Hall were arrested Saturday night by Providence police officers for disorderly conduct, according to Lt. John Ryan, commander of PPD Dist. 9.A student who attended the Delta Sigma Theta party, called "Scandalous," ...


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Whitehouse: Time isn't on Congress' side

Time is running out when it comes to reforming health care and passing legislation to curb damage to the environment, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., told a crowd of about 100 in a talk at Salomon 101 Friday.The talk was the second of a two-part series organized by the Brown Democrats.One of the biggest ...


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In fifth year, Strait Talk builds bridges once again

Fifteen student delegates from Taiwan, China and the United States have been on campus since last week to discuss and mediate disputes among the three countries at the fifth annual Strait Talk symposium. Originally founded by Johnny Lin '08, this year's Strait Talk ended Thursday after a week of workshops, ...


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Nonprofit founder talks up innovation

Diana Wells '88, president of the global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, spoke about the future of business-based ventures for achieving social change before a small crowd in Barus and Holley Wednesday night. Wells outlined Ashoka's mission and discussed the group's future in the rapidly ...


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Simmons, Reed honor Veterans Day on campus

Strains of bagpipe music lingered in the air as students, faculty and Providence community members gathered on the Main Green Wednesday to honor the soldiers who have served in armed duty. But unlike previous Veteran's Day ceremonies at Brown, for the first time in 20 years a University president and ...


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City schools re-evaluate facilities

Providence Public Schools recently finished the first round of community meetings to update their Facilities Master Plan, drawing on comments from parents and community members to craft a set of recommendations to improve the school system's facilities.According to Chief Operating Officer Carleton Jones, ...


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