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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 ...


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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 ...


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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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RUE students discuss U. dispersal of federal funds

In Spring 2021, Telijah Patterson ’23 completed her remote schoolwork on the mat that doubles as both her bed and her workspace. She cannot afford to buy a desk or a bed, and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has been attending her classes remotely from Texas.  As a Resumed Undergraduate Education ...


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Geena Pham runs for State Senate District 3

Known for her progressive platform, public school teacher Geena Pham is a candidate in the Democratic primary for Rhode Island State Senate District 3, which includes the College Hill, East Side and Fox Point neighborhoods. If elected, Pham would be the first Asian American to serve in the Rhode Island ...


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Storms highlight need for climate resiliency in R.I.

The fallout of Tropical Storm Henri and post-tropical cyclone Ida, including major flooding and power outages across Rhode Island, have contributed to greater efforts over the past few months to cope with the dangers of climate change as they underscore the increasing threat that climate change-related ...


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Rising COVID-19 cases prompt new precautions in Rhode Island

Cases of COVID-19 are once again steeply increasing in Rhode Island with the prevalence of the Delta variant, prompting new restrictions and more calls for the unvaccinated to get a shot. Rhode Island is currently listed as a state with “high transmission” by the Centers for Disease Control and ...


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On Thayer, restaurants fill vacancies despite hiring challenges

Despite increased demand for dining and shopping as students return to campus and COVID-19 restrictions ease, many storefronts on Thayer Street are struggling to hire enough employees to fill their shifts. The Army Navy Surplus Store closed permanently Dec. 15, 2020, The Herald previously reported. ...


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In-person Convocation welcomes class of 2025

After more than a year of remote learning and restrictions on large gatherings, the University welcomed the class of 2025 in its fully in-person 258th Opening Convocation. The ceremony ushered in a new academic year in which the University intends to transition back to primarily in-person programming ...





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