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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to http://www.providence.edu/emergency

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

‘Freedom Riders’ share experiences

An appreciative College audience filled the Ruane Center for the Humanities’ Great Room for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture — a presentation by two of the Freedom Riders, the civil rights activists who, in 1961, rode buses through southern states to protest ongoing segregation.

The presentation on Thursday evening, January 30, featured Ellen L. Ziskind and Paul Breines, who recounted their experiences and recalled feeling varied emotions during their journeys and incarcerations in the deep South.

The question-and-answer program was sponsored by more than 30 campus partners, including the Student Multicultural Activities Office, the Department of History, and the Black Studies Program.

For the full story, please go to
http://www.providence.edu/news/headlines/Pages/Freedom-Riders.aspx

(Photos by Stew Milne)

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