August 22, 2017

Week in Review

  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    Week in Review

    Local Over 500 Teens Fall into Adult “Gap” Last May, lawmakers in Rhode Island changed laws so 17 year-olds would be treated as adults in criminal cases. They did so to save money, but after 131 days they realized it was a questionable choice and the savings were not even significant.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    South Africa Vows to Aid Sudan

    On Wednesday, Nov. 7, South Africa offered more support for the proposed UN peacekeeping force in the Sudanese province of Darfur. South Africa has urged rebel leaders to join in the peace talks with the government to end the fighting that has killed more than 25,000 people and has forced over 2 million to flee.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    The Storm

    Cold, crisp air whispers to the window. It’s harsh; don’t go outside today. Listen to the orange juice stains on your shirt, to the burnt toast still smoldering in the trash can. When stillness settles in, it might be worthwhile, yet that dream hangs right next to the dress you bought But will never wear.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    Two Devastating Oil Spills In Two Weeks

    On Sunday, Nov. 4, a Russian oil tanker, the Volganeft-139, was destroyed in a storm in the Black Sea and spilled fuel oil. The disaster is being called possibly the worst environmental disaster in the area in years. At the time of the disaster, the Volganeft-139 was carrying approximately 1.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    Yale University Hosts “Real Food” Summit

    Nov. 3 and 4 saw an unprecedented convening of college students in the town of New Haven, Conn. Yale University held the first ever “Real Food” Summit of the Northeast during which the topics of organic food production, sustainable university dining systems, the support of local farmer’s markets, and socially acceptable farming methods were discussed.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    The Bag, the Heist, the Deal

    “So what you’re telling me is that it’s gone?” Her voice was incredulous and tingled with fresh-born homicidal fantasies. She eyed the man standing in front of her, his arms crossed nonchalantly. “Yeah.” He seemed to be remarkably unfazed by the developing tragedy.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    The Ocean Goes Bananas. . .

    Thousands of bananas are washing up in bunches on the beach of Terschelling Island in the Northern Netherlands. A cargo ship lost at least six loads of unripe fruit from Cuba. The green bananas have littered the beaches and the neighboring Ameland Island.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    Writers Strike, Halting Television Production

    For the first time in 19 years, the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) declared a strike on Nov. 5 when writers and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers and major television networks failed to reach an agreement in the 2007 contract negotiations.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    Make Way for the Green Machine

    With advanced technology already the norm in the developed world, a new initiative has been recently undertaken to provide cheaper technology to the rest of the world. The One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) is a longtime vision of its founder, MIT professor Nicolas Negroponte.

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  • Uncategorized | Nov.16, 2007

    JRW Club Night At Lupo’s A Bust

    As many Providence College Students know, Junior Ring Weekend (JRW) took place last weekend, from Thursday, Nov 8 through Saturday, Nov 10. Most of the students who attended the three-night event had the time of their lives, but for some, the fun was cut short by the staff of the club used for Club Night.

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