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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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U. shuts OMAC testing site

The Olney-Margolies Athletic Center, which has been the primary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing site for students since they returned to campus last fall, closed yesterday. Two new sites — one in the lower level of Alumnae Hall on Pembroke campus and one in the former health services building, Andrews ...


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PPSD students ponder fall, reflect on pandemic learning

Providence public schools begin the 2021-2022 school year on Sept. 9. But amid rising COVID-19 levels, a new interim superintendent, a contentious Providence Teachers Union Contract negotiation and the continuing state takeover, Providence Public School District students find themselves in an uncertain ...


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Brown employee arrested after hit-and-run

University employee Brian Amadon was arrested by Providence police July 16 following a hit-and-run two days prior that injured a local journalist, according to NBC 10 WJAR. Amadon reportedly hit Kate Nagle, an editor for GoLocalProv, with his motorcycle outside her home on Arlington Avenue on the East ...


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Blue Room reopens its doors to on-campus students

From freshly baked sweets to New Harvest coffee to savory sandwiches and salads, the Blue Room was a staple of pre-pandemic, on-campus dining. On July 23, the Blue Room reopened its doors for in-person dining to students approved to be on campus for the summer 2021 semester — marking its first time ...


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Brown purchases River House to turn into graduate student housing

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  The University has purchased River House, a 174-unit residential building located in the Jewelry District, with plans to turn the complex into housing for Brown graduate and medical students. The University formed and executed the purchase of River ...






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