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)

Marine protection proposal faces controversy

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Marine protection proposal faces controversy

October 1, 2015 0 comments

President Obama’s proposal to designate three ocean canyons and four seamounts off Cape Cod as part of a marine national monument has proven controversial.

During their first meeting, the 13 members of the commission stated their goals to reduce the number of incidents of sexual assault on college campuses and eliminate barriers to reporting such incidents.

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R.I. commission meets to address campus sexual assault

September 29, 2015 0 comments

A special House commission held its first meeting to discuss the issue of sexual assault on college campuses in Rhode Island Sept. 28.

Brown alums have lowest median salaries in Ivy League

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Brown alums have lowest median salaries in Ivy League

September 25, 2015 9 comments

Female Brown attendees make almost $20,000 less on average than their male counterparts, according to College Scorecard.

Lack of funds for river refurbishment project may put out WaterFire

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Lack of funds for river refurbishment project may put out WaterFire

September 23, 2015 0 comments

WaterFire organizers are facing an urgent need to refurbish the Providence River, but financial limitations are preventing restorative action.

Sorting the stats: the college rankings craze

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Sorting the stats: the college rankings craze

September 17, 2015 0 comments

Each ranking stacks the various factors differently and has its own idea of which should be taken into consideration.

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Lack of textbook info violates federal law

September 11, 2015 3 comments

More than half of courses have no textbook information listed on Banner, violating a federal law that requires colleges to make such information available.

Waitlist admissions see huge jump for class of 2019

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Waitlist admissions see huge jump for class of 2019

September 10, 2015 11 comments

The University extended offers of admission to 196 students on the class of 2019 waitlist, a drastic increase from previous admission cycles.

Marissa Quinn, director of communications at the Watson Institute, said she will aim to “bring sound judgment” to the R.I. Ethics Commission.

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Quinn selected to join Rhode Island Ethics Commission

April 23, 2015 0 comments

Marisa Quinn, director of communications and outreach at the Watson Institute, was appointed by Gov. Gina Raimondo to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission.

Brown Students for Hillary hosted an information session about Hillary Clinton Wednesday evening, including a presentation about her personal and political background and an open discussion about her policies. The group hopes to promote Clinton’s presidential candidacy on campus and off — an effort that will include campaigning and canvassing.

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‘Hillary 101’ reflects on Clinton’s past amid campaign launch

April 16, 2015 7 comments

Students gathered Wednesday night for an info session and discussion forum on Hillary Clinton in light of her announcement of her presidential campaign.

Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 P’17, who was elected governor as an Independent in 2010, had a 25 percent approval rating when he left office in January.

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In surprise move, Chafee may challenge Clinton

April 15, 2015 2 comments

Chafee’s announcement video emphasized his hopes of mending the United States’ relationship with other nations through improved foreign policy.