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Articles by Anne Wootton (97)

The past, come to life

May 22, 2008 0 comments

After months spent working to digitize the crumbling pages of The Herald’s earliest issues, I’ve formed a very clear image of those editors: a few 20-year-old boys, dark-haired probably and wearing suits half-untucked, setting type at a little press in the wee hours of the morning at the foot of a slumbering College Hill.

U.’s role in public schools to undergo reinvigoration

December 6, 2006 0 comments

Brown is gearing up for a substantial overhaul of its outreach efforts in Providence public schools, as evidenced by last spring’s appointment of the University’s first director of education outreach and a focus on local schools in the final recommendations from the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice.

University News

Students support center for study of slavery; fewer than one in five will read report

November 14, 2006 0 comments
This article is part of the series Herald Poll

Over 40 percent of the undergraduate student body either has not heard of or is uninterested in the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice and its recently released report, according to a poll conducted by The Herald in late October and early November.

Poll numbers breakdown

November 14, 2006 0 comments

Regardless of how you may vote, what do you usually consider yourself – a Republican, a Democrat, a Green, an Independent or some other party?

Votes cast in Ward 1’s Salomon precinct up 12 percent from 2004 election

November 14, 2006 0 comments

The results of a recent Herald poll and voting records from last week’s election suggest that voter participation among Brown students has increased since 2004.

Chafee ’75 falls to Whitehouse in Senate race

November 8, 2006 0 comments

Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse decisively defeated incumbent Republican Sen. Lincoln Chafee ’75 in yesterday’s midterm election, as Democrats celebrated overwhelming success in statewide races as well as House and Senate races across the country.

The Herald’s guide to the 2006 general election

November 7, 2006 0 comments

Students who are at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Rhode Island are eligible to vote in today’s general election. Voters must have registered at least 30 days prior to Election Day to cast ballots for local races. If registered less than 30 days before Election Day, they are eligible to cast a limited ballot in U.

Gubernatorial candidates differ on growth strategies, education

November 7, 2006 0 comments

Only 18 states in the country elect the offices of lieutenant governor and governor separately. Of these, Rhode Island is one of just a few states in which the current lieutenant governor and governor do not belong to the same political party.

Campbell introduces first-years to slavery and justice committee

October 23, 2006 0 comments

First-years received their first formal exposure to the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice Friday afternoon during their third class meeting, titled “Uncovering Our Past: Brown University and the Slave Trade.

Slavery & justice report to be released today

October 23, 2006 0 comments

The long-awaited final report of the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice will be posted on Brown’s Web site “as early as tomorrow,” according to Michael Chapman, vice president for public affairs and University relations. The announcement of the report’s release came at a Tuesday afternoon meeting of the Brown University Community Council.