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What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – June 4th: A conversation with Javier Juarez, ‘What Happens to a Dream Deferred?’

Javier Juarez, a Rhode Island resident and probably best known in Newport as a Newport Pedicabber, joined WUN’s Ryan Belmore to chat about his recent commencement speech at Brown University. Juarez shared how, as a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, he got to the point of graduating from an Ivy League university with an advanced degree.

Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry sailing with Aquidneck Island students

To fulfill its educational mission that includes a commitment to Aquidneck Island students, the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is hosting 21 students from Rogers High School, Portsmouth High School and the MET School on a nine-day voyage aboard Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. The student trainees, a mix