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Laura David

Senior Staff Writer

University News

Amherst college ends legacy admissions

Members of the Brown community react to recent news that peer institutions have done away with the criterion of legacy status in their college admissions decision-making. Some students see the policy change at schools like Amherst College as an important step toward a more inclusive admissions protocol ...

Post- Magazine

you have time [a&c]

When I was a kid, I tried everything: ballet, taekwondo, baseball, soccer, painting (catastrophically). When I was 10, I told my mom that I wanted to “find my thing” while strapped into the back seat of her SUV on the way home from school. It bothered me more than anything that I wasn’t “the ...

Spanish baker Sergio Mendoza welcomes customers to family-owned Madrid European Bakery and Patisserie.

Madrid Bakery brings taste of Spain to Wayland Square

Nestled in Wayland Square’s bustling food scene sits an unassuming, white-painted cafe. But take one look — and bite — inside Madrid European Bakery and Patisserie, and you won’t be disappointed. Operated by Spanish baker Sergio Mendoza, Madrid is home to some of Providence’s most decadent ...


Sam Zurier wins District 3 Democratic primary

Sam Zurier, a former Providence city council member who ran on an education-oriented progressive platform, has won Rhode Island’s District 3 State Senate Democratic primary with 1,282 votes — approximately 32% — according to unofficial results from the R.I. Board of Elections reported by WPRI. ...

Arts & Culture

For better or worse, TikTok is driving the music industry

Peter McPoland began 2020 as a virtually unknown singer-songwriter, only holding a small catalog and modest following to his name. The little recognition he did receive came from a few small gigs he played with his high school band, Peter McPoland & the Haps. But, in April 2020, McPoland began posting ...

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