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Danielle is currently a graduate assistant in political science at the University of Rhode Island. She is the President of Graduate Assistants United, an independent chapter of the AAUP at URI. She is currently working as a summer organizer with Ocean State Action. As a lifelong Rhode Islander, Danielle is committed to doing her part to help make the Ocean State a leader in Progressive politics.
By Danielle Dirocco on August 30, 2012
While Barry Hinckley was inside the Ocean House wining and dining with Steve Forbes, the only man richer than Mitt Romney to run for president since Ross Perot, I was being verbally accosted outside by a security detail while the Raging Grannies sang a catchy tune. I had shown up at the Ocean House, a [...]
By Danielle Dirocco on July 23, 2012
Graduate Assistants UNITED, a union for graduate assistants at the University of Rhode Island, will be paying close attention to decisions made tonight by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. After an upsetting and unexpected rejection of their contract as well as all other contracts related to higher education this past Spring, [...]