Momentum Builds for Campus Divestment

PROVIDENCE — Two puzzle pieces recently fell into place for Brown Divest Coal (BDC), a student-led group fighting against Brown University’s investments in the 15 largest U.S. coal companies.

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What Lies Beneath Urban Schools has Some Worried

PROVIDENCE — The conflict started on a March morning in 1999, when local residents saw bulldozers breaking ground on an overgrown but well-known former garbage dump. The site had been selected for the schools in 1998, but construction began before it was permitted, and with no communication to the surrounding community.

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