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Agnes Chan: Insecurities

I distinctly remember the dread that filled me when I sat down to write my “Why Brown?” essay five years ago. Scattered across my desk were brochures collected from dozens of college fairs, and my browser was clogged with 20 or so tabs of college websites and student forums that I had been scouring ...

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Fetty Wap, Mac DeMarco to headline Spring Weekend

The lineup for Spring Weekend 2016 will include Fetty Wap, Tinashe, Mac DeMarco, Tink, Thundercat, Funkinevil and the What Cheer? Brigade, the Brown Concert Agency announced at its annual Lineup Release Party at midnight Wednesday. Spring Weekend will take place April 15 and 16. Tickets, which will ...

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 17, 2016

Providence ‘resurgence’ “We are ready for our resurgence, and that resurgence begins now,” said Mayor Jorge Elorza at his State of the City address last week. Though Providence currently faces a $13.44 million budget deficit, new sources of revenue appear to be emerging to help revamp the city’s ...

The Setonian
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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 10, 2016

Farewell, Buddy Cianci The city of Providence bid farewell to its longest-serving mayor, Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, Jr. with a funeral service Monday. Despite the snowstorm, a crowd of around 100 gathered to watch the procession where Cianci’s casket was carried from City Hall to the Cathedral of ...

The Setonian
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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 3, 2016

Wage Increases Gov. Gina Raimondo will push for an increase in Rhode Island’s minimum wage from $9.60 to $10.10 per hour, she said at the State House last week. Last year, state lawmakers did not agree to her proposal, but Raimondo pledged to make the push again this year. Business owners have argued ...

The Setonian
Metro

Longest-serving Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci dies

Former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci Jr. died Thursday at age 74 after being rushed to Miriam Hospital with severe stomach pains. Elected to office for six terms in total, Cianci was Providence's longest serving mayor. During his time as mayor, Cianci oversaw significant changes to Providence, ...

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Retired history professor Tom Gleason dies

Updated 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 31. Abbott “Tom” Gleason, professor emeritus of history and faculty member at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, died Friday, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in a campus-wide email Saturday. Gleason, who began his “long and productive” ...

The Setonian
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Brown to invite community feedback on diversity plan

The University will release a working document of a diversity and inclusion action plan Friday, President Christina Paxson P’19 wrote in a community-wide email Monday. Administrators will invite community feedback through an online form that will be available for two weeks before releasing the plan ...

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