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Inside the decisions that moved Brown online

President Christina Paxson P’19 jolted awake one early morning in March with a grim realization. She would send an email to her students days later, instructing most of them to pack up their lives and leave College Hill. “I'm usually somebody who has no trouble sleeping as long as I want to, and ...


Metro Roundup, Oct. 15

Columbus statue vandalized on Indigenous People’s Day A statue of Christopher Columbus on the intersection of Elmwood and Reservoir avenues was painted red overnight Sunday, the Providence Journal reported. A sign that read “Stop Celebrating Genocide” accompanied the coated statue. This is the ...

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University groups react to release of Mueller report

Once Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report was released with redactions to the public Thursday, everyone from Capitol Hill to College Hill began sifting through the 448-page document, ready to respond to its revelations. Members of Brown Democrats and Brown Republicans struggled to ...


Gorbea calls for new home for RI Archives

Tucked away in an unassuming blue-tile clad building on Westminster Street is the Rhode Island State Archives, home to hundreds of years of state documents and legal records. Behind the building’s plain-looking door, the University’s original charter from 1764, a royal decree signed by King George ...


Autonomous vehicles begin on-route testing in Providence

The future of robots and self-driving cars is dawning on Rhode Island as the state begins on-route testing for the Little Roady Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Project, which was detailed to community members at an informational meeting Monday night. The one-year long pilot project, run by the Rhode Island ...

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Brown Venture Prize awards $50,000 to student start-ups

With a $25,000 prize on the line and a sold-out crowd of over 250 people, eight teams of young entrepreneurs took the stage last Wednesday for the second Brown Venture Prize Pitch Night, presenting their startup ideas and vying for the favor of seven alumni judges. The student startup Formally nabbed ...

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