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Group sells snacks to aid refugees

The student group Liberation in North Korea is holding its first-ever Choco Pie gram fundraiser Tuesday through Thursday to spread awareness about the country’s political corruption and raise money for North Korean refugees. Choco Pie grams are small bags stuffed with candies and a Choco Pie — a ...

The Setonian
University News

Lecture Board selects George Takei

Actor and political activist George Takei will speak on campus April 27, leaders of Brown Lecture Board told The Herald. While best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on the television series “Star Trek,” Takei is also a major proponent of LGBTQ rights and has won several awards for his commitment ...

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Investment office offers $70k grant to SRIF

While many students must monitor only their personal savings accounts, members of the Brown Socially Responsible Investment Fund are now responsible for managing $100,000. The Investment Office granted SRIF an additional $70,000 last week, Jane Dietze, managing director of the office, wrote in an email ...

The Setonian
University News

Brandishing weapon, man assaults student

An unknown male opened the drivers’ door of a student’s car and displayed a firearm at about 9:40 p.m. March 1, according to a crime alert sent by the Department of Public Safety. The victim drove away unharmed, the email reported. The student was parked on Angell Street between Thayer Street and ...

The Setonian
University News

Huidekoper nominated to serve on state commission

Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, is one of six nominees for the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced last week. The commission recommends and implements new strategies for developing 19 acres of vacant land in Providence previously ...

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After fall, research funding on rebound

The flow of federal research funding to the University is only now starting to recover from the 2013 federal sequestration. As a result of the sequester, the total pool of research funds at the University decreased by 13.7 percent between 2013 and 2014, said Vice President for Research David Savitz, ...

The Setonian
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Number of off-season, out-of-state tourists doubles in R.I.

The number of out-of-state visitors to Rhode Island will double this year during what is typically the off-season period from Nov. 8 to Dec. 7, largely due to a mix of large conferences and leisure travel, Providence Business News reported last week. This month, off-peak conventions and large events ...

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Gourmet Heaven owner requests leniency in court

After his arrest in February on 42 felony and misdemeanor charges of wage theft, owner of Gourmet Heaven Chung Cho sat for a final hearing Nov. 3, the Yale Daily News reported. The court heard his request for accelerated rehabilitation, which if granted would allow Cho to avoid a trial and prison sentence ...

The Setonian
Metro

Clinton campaigns with Raimondo in R.I.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Ocean State Friday to advocate for Gina Raimondo, Democratic candidate for governor. Along with Senators Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Clinton spoke to hundreds of supporters packed into Rhode Island College’s recreation ...

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