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The Weetumuw School is run by the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project, which seeks to "return language fluency" of Wôpanâôt8âôk to the youngest members of the Nation.

Metro, News

Wampanoag language immersion school navigates linguistic, cultural education remotely

April 6, 2021 0 comments

When the school closed due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, its students were sent home, left to navigate linguistic and cultural education remotely, while distanced from their peers.

R.I. sex workers seek legislative change

Metro, News

R.I. sex workers seek legislative change

March 7, 2021 0 comments

In a time of unprecedented national change, Rhode Island sex workers are calling on state legislators to critically re-examine laws surrounding commercial sexual activity, namely the criminalization of sex work.

Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

News, University News

Safewalk promotes on-campus safety, community

November 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When the once-bustling streets of College Hill fall silent at night, some students turn to Safewalk. On Sundays through Thursdays, between 9 p.m. and 2:15 a.m., pairs of students equipped with bright neon vests and walkie-talkies accompany their peers from one destination to another.

“End Game,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, focuses on the decisions made by families and patients of palliative care. The film has been nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject.

Arts & Culture

Alum co-produces Oscar nom ‘End Game’

February 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Oscar-nominated “End Game” is a film about love, family, healing and grief, featuring some of the hardest conversations many face in their lives — conversations about end-of-life care for gravely ill loved ones.

Offshore wind farms concern fisherpeople

News, University News

Offshore wind farms concern fisherpeople

April 25, 2018 1 comment

When Greg Mataronas steams out of Narragansett Bay as early as 3 a.m., he is headed for grounds he knew as an eight-year-old.