Agnes Chan

Agnes Chan

News Editor

Agnes Chan is currently a news editor at the Brown Daily Herald. As a senior staff writer, she focused on admission and financial aid but also covered city news extensively. She is a sophomore from Hong Kong concentrating in international relations. She spends much of her spare time hunting for decent Asian food around campus and desperately praying for warmer weather.

Articles by Agnes Chan (36)

University News

Brown to invite community feedback on diversity plan

November 17, 2015 0 comments

The University will release a working document of a diversity and inclusion action plan Friday.

ED PLME applications fall by 40 percent

Graphics, University News

ED PLME applications fall by 40 percent

November 12, 2015 0 comments

Early decision applications to Brown’s Program in Liberal Medical Education dropped from 410 last year to 250 for the class of 2020.

Metro

As local bars face gun violence, officials question ethics of Board of Licenses

November 5, 2015 0 comments

The Providence Board of Licenses met to discuss the fate of El Tiburon, a sports bar that closed after an Oct. 17 shooting there injured three people.

Brown contractor assaulted near Pembroke

University News

Brown contractor assaulted near Pembroke

October 27, 2015 0 comments

Two men assaulted and robbed a part-time contractor at the University near Prospect and Meeting streets at approximately 9:45 p.m. Sunday.

New York Times reporter Scott Shane talked with students about the  ramifications of American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki’s 2011 death.

University News

Reporter discusses ethics of drone strike

October 26, 2015 7 comments

Scott Shane spoke Friday on the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the ethics behind drone strikes and the war on terrorism in the United States.

Test essay scores optional for class of 2021 onwards

Illustrations, University News

Test essay scores optional for class of 2021 onwards

October 21, 2015 8 comments

The Office of Admission will no longer require applicants to submit the essay portions of the SAT or ACT, starting in fall 2016.

Police violence challenges political narrative

Graphics, Metro

Police violence challenges political narrative

October 20, 2015 0 comments

Currently, Rhode Island and Vermont are the only two states with no fatal police shootings.

University News

Michael Dell shares keys to entrepreneurial success

October 13, 2015 0 comments

Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Inc., detailed his experience as an entrepreneur and discussed the future of information technology.

Dana Suskind, University of Chicago professor and author of “Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain,” and Mayor Jorge Elorza spoke at a panel Monday on the importance of developing children’s vocabularies.

Metro, Science & Research

Panel surveys Providence Talks’ impact

October 6, 2015 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza joined three other panel members to discuss Providence Talks — a 2013 initiative designed to improve children’s vocabularies.

University News

Aid recipients navigate contribution expectations

October 6, 2015 0 comments

Features of student financial aid packages can cause financial and logistical challenges for students.