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IN PHOTOS: Election day through the eyes of Brown students

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IN PHOTOS: Election day through the eyes of Brown students

November 3, 2020 0 comments

On this Election Day, undergraduate students across the country exercised their right to vote. Despite the challenges of a pandemic, in-person voting remained a priority for many Brown students.

Rhode Islanders ramp up mail-in, early voting days ahead of election

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Rhode Islanders ramp up mail-in, early voting days ahead of election

October 30, 2020 0 comments

With just four days until Election Day, more than 250,000 Rhode Islanders have already cast their ballots, including more than 136,000 by mail and another 115,000 through early voting, according to official data.

Community members share perspectives on Trump, Biden environmental platforms

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Community members share perspectives on Trump, Biden environmental platforms

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Campus opinion, while leaning in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and his environmental plans, is still divided over which candidate proposes the best path forward in addressing environmental issues.

Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

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Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Bryce Blinn ’21, a registered Democrat, knows that his vote in the presidential election is crucial in his home state of Texas, which the nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates as a toss-up. So, to make sure his vote was counted, he took matters into his own hands.

Chinatown’s owners have acquired the storefront formerly home to Durk’s Bar-B-Q. In addition to expanding the physical space, Chinatown also plans on expanding its menu to include sushi and rice bowls.

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Chinatown and Metro Mart expand amid pandemic financial troubles

October 22, 2020 0 comments

Despite financial difficulties stemming from the pandemic, two businesses on Thayer Street are expanding their physical spaces.  Chinatown on Thayer and Metro Mart, located at 277 Thayer St. and 221 Thayer St., respectively, have both leased the storefronts adjacent to them and are expanding their businesses.

The Thayer Street eatery, which closed temporarily in July, is planning to reopen with an updated menu this weekend that includes items from South Korean franchise bb.q Chicken.

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Soban plans to reopen following renovations with new menu options

October 22, 2020 1 comment

While multiple businesses on Thayer Street closed their doors for good because of pandemic financial troubles, Soban Korean Eatery plans to reopen this weekend with a new menu and renovated space.

‘When is this going to feel more possible?’: PPSD teachers describe challenges, anxieties of teaching during a pandemic

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‘When is this going to feel more possible?’: PPSD teachers describe challenges, anxieties of teaching during a pandemic

October 21, 2020 0 comments

The last thing Cindy Castellone’s students need to know is that she’s angry, angry at a system said “can’t be fixed by me.”

Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

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Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

October 18, 2020 0 comments

More than 23,000 Rhode Island voters have already cast their ballots for the presidential election, with the vast majority participating in in-person early voting as of Oct. 16, according to official data from the Rhode Island Department of State.

According to DPS, the reported decrease in crime on campus can be attributed partially to having fewer students on campus than usual.

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Brown sees overall decrease in crime in 2020 despite recent uptick in violent crimes

October 15, 2020 0 comments

Reported crimes on the University’s campus decreased by 58 percent compared to last year, according to Brown’s Department of Public Safety crime report, which was reviewed by The Herald. DPS has also seen a 54 percent decrease in reported crimes for September alone, compared to last year.  

COVID-19 affected the logistics of the annual Eat Local Challenge, but many local producers still worked to supply their ingredients for this year’s menu which highlighted the products of New England food producers.

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Eat Local Challenge Celebrates Sourcing and Sustainability

October 15, 2020 0 comments

Brown Dining Services hosted the annual Eat Local Challenge Sept. 29 to promote the work of New England food producers and to inform students of how dining hall food is sourced.