Topic: College Hill

Providence residents gained 5G cell phone service this summer. The introduction of 5G has been a source of tension for cities nationwide over concerns of bandwith overload.

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Verizon brings 5G cell phone technology to Providence, College Hill

September 11, 2019 0 comments

Providence became one of the latest cities to gain 5G cell phone service this summer, providing faster upload and download speeds for customers with 5G-enabled phones in select areas of the city, including Federal Hill and College Hill.

Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

April 25, 2019 0 comments

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill. 

New ramen shop to make splash on Thayer

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New ramen shop to make splash on Thayer

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Ramen is coming to campus this spring with Boston’s highly rated Ganko Ittetsu slated to open at 215 Thayer St. in May.

Since the beginning of the fall semester, there have been 51 cases of larceny on campus, one robbery and nine breaking and entering occurrences among other crimes on College Hill.

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DPS, students discuss safety concerns on College Hill

February 26, 2018 3 comments

On Nov. 8, Eliza Hicks ’21 went to bed with her laptop and phone on her desk and her backpack on the ground by her bedpost.


Campus sees several incidents of larceny over summer months

September 11, 2017 0 comments

Throughout June, July and August, the Department of Public Safety recorded 25 crimes, according to records accessed by The Herald through the Clery Act.


Mitra ’18: Get off the hill

October 3, 2016 1 comment

College Hill is one of my favorite neighborhoods: It has boatloads of history, eclectic but quaint architecture and world-class coffee shops.

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Providence crime statistics reveal fall semester patterns

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Providence saw 5,889 crimes in total during the University’s fall semester, from Sept. 10 to Dec. 22.