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Climate orgs. mobilize labor for greener R.I.

As various forces in Rhode Island work toward a more sustainable future, two environmental organizations in the Ocean State have focused on making labor a key player in the transition. The organizations, Renew Rhode Island Coalition and Climate Jobs Rhode Island, both aim to guide state legislators ...

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Sophomores reflect on in-person semester

As freshmen lined up for the annual Van Wickle Gates Walkthrough at Opening Convocation this year, they were, for the first time, joined by a group of sophomores. Some members of the class of 2024 experienced an unconventional first year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many students did not have the ...


Watson panel discusses costs of post-9/11 wars

Over 20 years after the attack, researchers are still unpacking the effect of 9/11 on U.S. foreign conflicts and the human lives they affect. “What would it mean for the U.S. to win the war that has no boundaries?” asked Ieva Jusionyte, moderator of “The Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. ...

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CMES sheds light on Afghan experience

 On Tuesday, the Center for Middle East Studies sponsored a webinar that centered the experiences of Afghans during the ongoing crisis. The event, titled Afghanistan Lives: Then and Now, invited researchers Mejgan Massoumi and Valentine Moghadam and community organizer Arash Azzizada to discuss the ...


Residents detail systemic issues at Fox Point Manor

Fox Point Manor, a publicly-subsidized apartment complex located at 575 Wickenden St., is known to some residents as “Purgatory Palace” and “Fox Point Penitentiary.” One resident described living there in no uncertain terms: “Never in my life have I lived anywhere as bad as this.”The Herald ...

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Twenty years later: the legacy of 9/11 media coverage

Twenty years ago, on the eve of Sept. 11, 2001, life on Brown’s campus proceeded as normal. It was a sunny day at the tail end of summer, and, in passing, students read Herald stories covering last night’s Undergraduate Council of Students meeting and the construction of a new English building. Yet ...


PPSD starts third year amid pandemic

The Providence Public School District began its third academic year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Sept. 9. For the first time since March 2020, all students and staff across the city returned for full-time in-person learning, according to Victor Morente, director of communications for the Rhode ...

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BSU hosts fourth Black Convocation

The Black Student Union celebrated its fourth annual Black Convocation Sunday for the classes of 2024 and 2025. The event, themed “Rooted and Resting: Rebuilding Brick by Brick” this year, welcomed Black underclassmen to College Hill and into the Black community at Brown, encouraging them to lean ...


Ceremony Tea opens new location, expands options

The soft launch of Ceremony Tea’s new location at 21 Euclid Ave.  saw a steady stream of customers eager to return to the shop Friday, preceded by a month-long hiatus following its move off Thayer Street. While the new, larger space has more of an industrial feel than its former location, the geometric ...

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