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Student activism is a sign of a healthy democracy, and in the instance of advocacy regarding school gun violence it is especially necessary to get input from the students who inhabit the spaces that are all too often in the news for dark, tragic reasons. more
By GARY SASSE When asked about his accomplishments, the legendary football coach Ara Parseghian said, A good coach will make his players what they can be rather than what they are." This comment has a particular relevance for Rhode Island as the state" more
By HERB WEISS Lt. Governor Dan McKee is gearing up Rhode Island's fight against the skyrocketing incidence of Alzheimer's disease, called by some as one of the `biggest epidemics in medical history.' Last Wednesday, he announced $30,000 in grants secured more
To the Editor: We can stop climate change. Recent breakthroughs and ongoing innovation have given us the tools we need to fix the problem. We don't have to wait for new discoveries before we start. We can start now, which is good because, at this point more
You must have had this happen: You sit down to dinner, pick up your fork and before you even get a bite, the phone rings. In our case, it's a 50-50 chance that it's our daughter Diana, who has just gotten out of work half a country away in Jackson, more
To the Editor: These days I am afraid to turn on my computer or listen to the news to see what damage Trump has done. This morning we learned Mr. Trump, The Fish and Wildlife Service and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke have all decided in favor of funding" more
It may be poor timing to pen this editorial in advance of what could be this winter's worst snow storm yet - less than a week from the first official day of spring, no less. However not all warm and fuzzy feelings are derived from weather, and the first more
With over 10,000 students and teachers, the Warwick Public School district is a massive undertaking when it comes to keeping everyone safe and secure in an increasingly tense period of time where school shootings are, unfortunately, in the back of more
To the Editor: Since the tragic shooting at a Florida high school, a half dozen people have asked me why shouldn’t “assault rifles” and “those clip things that hold a lot of bullets” be … more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is a work in progress. As an idea, it is beautiful. Concepts like democracy, a free press, fair courts, and the ability to vote are things that other nations admire. In fact, people often dream to come here. With all of this more
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