Ben is a Senior Editor at The Herald and has previously worked as a section editor and senior staff writer in the sports section. He covered a variety of Brown teams as a writer, including football, women’s hockey, men’s lacrosse and baseball. He was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming and is concentrating in economics and English non-fiction writing.

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The honorary degree recipients are Sheryl Brissett Chapman '71, Ken Burns, John Krasinski '01, Joan Wernig Sorensen '72 P'06, E. Paul Sorensen '71 MS'75 PhD'77 P'06, David M. Rubenstein and Jennifer Anne Richeson '94 (clockwise from top left to bottom left).

News, University News

Honorary degree recipients 2019

May 24, 2019 0 comments

Seven individuals will receive an honorary degree from the University at the 251st Commencement May 26. John Krasinski ’01 will serve as the Baccalaureate speaker May 25.

Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

Sports

Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Now that the Cleveland Browns have snapped a losing streak that spanned over a full season and nearly two full calendar years, the time to crown the new most dysfunctional NFL franchise is here.

Editorials, Opinions

Anderson ’20 lifts Bears over LIU Brooklyn with career day

November 26, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team stayed active during its holiday break, returning home to face Long Island University at Brooklyn Saturday.

Water in Grad Centers safe to drink, facilities says

University News

Water in Grad Centers safe to drink, facilities says

April 7, 2017 0 comments

Students living in Graduate Center were surprised to find brown water coming from their faucets and toilets Thursday morning.

Bears turn focus to Ivy League doubleheaders after rivalry loss

Sports

Bears turn focus to Ivy League doubleheaders after rivalry loss

April 6, 2017 0 comments

The Brown softball team dropped a midweek contest to crosstown rival Providence College Wednesday, falling to the Friars 10-0 in five innings.

Women’s lacrosse blanks Sacred Heart 19-0

Sports

Women’s lacrosse blanks Sacred Heart 19-0

February 21, 2017 0 comments

The women’s lacrosse team opened its 2017 campaign with a 19-0 trouncing of Sacred Heart Saturday at Stevenson-Pincince Field.

Men’s lacrosse top Quinnipiac in season-opening rout

Sports

Men’s lacrosse top Quinnipiac in season-opening rout

February 21, 2017 0 comments

For fans hoping to see a repeat of the men’s lacrosse team’s storybook season a year ago, this year’s Bears are one small step of the way there.

Mike Daly brings winning history to Brown lacrosse

Sports

Mike Daly brings winning history to Brown lacrosse

February 17, 2017 0 comments

After building a Division III dynasty from the ground up, Head Coach Mike Daly faces a different sort of challenge.

Bruno was easily dispatched by the Friars Tuesday night, losing the annual rivalry game 95-57 and falling to .500 on the season.

Sports

Crosstown rival Friars blow out men’s basketball in annual matchup

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Looking overmatched and undersized, the men’s basketball team was run out of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Tuesday, falling to Providence College 95-57.

Four wrestlers place at Journeymen Tussle

Sports

Four wrestlers place at Journeymen Tussle

December 4, 2016 0 comments

The wrestling team continued early season competition at the Journeymen Tussle Sunday, hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

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