Allie Reed serves as a senior staff writer for the University Hall beat at the Herald. She is a sophomore from Dover, Massachusetts. She is thinking about concentrating in English or Public Policy. When she’s not writing, Allie can be found eating sour candy or playing jazz on her violin.

Articles by Allie Reed (27)

Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

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Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

December 11, 2018 0 comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University members about promises — his promise to his late son Beau Biden, who passed away in 2015, and the promises of progress inherent within the American identity.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 0 comments

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting, Dean of Admission Logan Powell noted that the number of early applicants who applied for financial aid increased by 11 percent this year as compared to the previous year.

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Early decision applications surge for Class of 2023

November 13, 2018 0 comments

Dean of Admission Logan Powell presented statistics on the early decision applicants for the class of 2023 in light of the University’s Nov. 1 deadline at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

Dining Services raises wages for all student workers

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Dining Services raises wages for all student workers

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Following discussions between Brown Dining Services and the BuDS student management team, Dining Services raised student workers’ wages for all positions, wrote Director of Dining Services Peter Rossi in an email to The Herald.

Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

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Squirrel Hill shooting vigil grieves victims of hate crimes

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the sun set, community members held each other close and lit candles, sharing light during a vigil in the wake of the Tree of Life shooting in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania.

University commits to hosting endangered scholars

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University commits to hosting endangered scholars

October 23, 2018 0 comments

The University joined the New University in Exile Consortium Sept. 6, committing itself publicly to “supporting scholars at risk due to war or political persecution,” wrote Provost Richard Locke P’18 in a community-wide email in August.

Multiple current and former BuDS supervisors who spoke with The Herald said they felt pressured to work extra hours.

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Students claim BuDS creates unfair working environment

October 12, 2018 0 comments

Due to alleged policy violations and understaffing, Brown Dining Services has reportedly created an unfair working environment that takes advantage of students, according to five current and former BuDS student employees.

Executive Director of Health and Wellness Vanessa Britto addressed the Brown University Community Council on Tuesday. The meeting covered topics including progress on the proposed health and wellness dorm at 450 Brook St.

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BUCC discusses future health, wellness dorm

October 9, 2018 0 comments

The University hopes to complete the new health and wellness center and dormitory at 450 Brook St. by fall 2021, said Vanessa Britto, executive director of health and wellness, at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

Endowment reaches record high of $3.8 billion

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Endowment reaches record high of $3.8 billion

October 2, 2018 0 comments

The University’s endowment increased to a record high of $3.8 billion over the 2018 fiscal year, according to a University press release.

Lawsuit against University retirement plan proceeds

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Lawsuit against University retirement plan proceeds

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Three former and current University employees can move forward with some of the claims in a class action lawsuit alleging that the University mishandled their retirement funds, according to Chief Judge William Smith in a July order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.