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Students add heat to American classic

In the scene that gives “A Streetcar Named Desire” its famous name, Blanche DuBois, a fading Southern belle fallen on hard times, chastises her sister Stella for marrying a man Blanche deems too common. “What you are talking about is brutal desire — just — Desire! — the name of that rattle-trap ...


Local high school tightens substance control policy

Portsmouth High School revamped its drug policy last month to strengthen consequences for drug use and authorize random breathalyzer tests at extracurricular events. These changes stem from the release of an April report documenting high rates of student substance abuse from the Portsmouth Prevention ...

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SLA calls on U. to sign worker protection accord

Nine students from the Student Labor Alliance gathered on the Main Green Monday afternoon to deliver a letter to President Christina Paxson advocating stronger worker protections in the University’s contracts with businesses. Dawn Silvia, executive assistant to the president’s office, told SLA ...

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Family, friends remember Tripathi

Friends and family members remembered Sunil Tripathi, a former member of the class of 2012, as principled and compassionate, celebrating his life in a memorial service in Manning Chapel Saturday afternoon and sharing remembrances in interviews with The Herald. Tripathi’s body was identified April ...

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Body found Tuesday confirmed to be Tripathi's

The body found floating in the Providence River Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Sunil Tripathi, the former member of the class of 2012 who went missing over a month ago, said state Health Department representative Dara Chadwick. The Rhode Island state medical examiner’s office performed ...

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Identity of body found in river still unknown

The identification of a body found Tuesday evening in the river by India Point Park will likely be delayed, the Providence Journal reported Wednesday. Deputy Police Chief Thomas Oates III told the Journal that members of the state medical examiner’s office will be unable to examine the body until ...

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Crew team finds body in river

The body of a man believed to be in his 20s or 30s was found by the men’s crew team in the water by India Point Park Tuesday evening, multiple news outlets reported. Police officers have not yet identified the body, said Detective Mark Sacco of the Providence Police Department. The body was transported ...

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Friends, family ‘Lend a Hand’ for Tripathi

Clear skies and sunshine marked the first day of the “Lend Your Hand” campaign on the Main Green Monday. Family members started the campaign shortly after the one-month anniversary of the disappearance of former member of the class of 2012 Sunil Tripathi to draw attention to the continuing search, ...

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Under the surface: Sexual assault at Brown

Warning: This article contains graphic material regarding sexual assault.    On a campus that openly celebrates consensual sex, many students do not regularly confront what happens when lines of consent are violated or blurred. “Brown students love talking about sex,” said Devon Reynolds ...

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Social media falsely link student to bombing

Claims on social media platforms that Sunil Tripathi, a former member of the class of 2012, was a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings were dispelled Friday morning when Boston Police Department officers named Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the two suspects.  Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed ...

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