Colleen serves as a Senior Staff Writer for the Herald's Metro Section. She is a freshman from Cape Cod and plans on concentrating in English. If she isn't at The Herald, you might find Colleen singing with Disney A Capella, studying at the Rock or drinking Dunks ice coffee.

Articles by Colleen Cronin (11)

A bill that would mandate national background checks for R.I. Uber and Lyft drivers went before the House Committee on Corporations.

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R.I. bill proposes stricter Uber, Lyft driver background checks

March 21, 2018 0 comments

A bill that would require Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers to undergo a national background check before being allowed to work in the state went before the Rhode Island State Legislature’s House Committee on Corporations Tuesday night.

Solidarity in solitary: the fight for rights

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Solidarity in solitary: the fight for rights

March 18, 2018 0 comments

When Luis Estrada was released from prison Dec. 21, 2005, he had spent almost half of his life incarcerated.

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Brown and Johnson and Wales University began using the “Run, Hide, Fight” method developed by the city of Houston to make campuses safer.

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Universities review active shooter plans

March 2, 2018 0 comments

In light of the school shooting in Florida earlier this month, colleges and universities in Rhode Island have discussed preparation and prevention tactics in case of a similar emergency.

Maritiza Del Rosa poses with her son and Gabe Zimmerman '18 at the Rhode Island State House after lobbying for a bill that aims to end housing discrimination for homeless individuals.

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Students lobby for housing legislation

February 27, 2018 0 comments

University students lobbied for a bill designed to eliminate housing discrimination against homeless individuals  Tuesday afternoon at the Rhode Island State House.

Since the beginning of the fall semester, there have been 51 cases of larceny on campus, one robbery and nine breaking and entering occurrences among other crimes on College Hill.

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DPS, students discuss safety concerns on College Hill

February 26, 2018 0 comments

On Nov. 8, Eliza Hicks ’21 went to bed with her laptop and phone on her desk and her backpack on the ground by her bedpost.

Congress fine-tunes music legislation

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Congress fine-tunes music legislation

February 4, 2018 0 comments

The Music Modernization Act, a recently introduced piece of legislation under consideration by Congress, aims to revamp the musical licensing system, according to the bill.

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CNE-Partners merger moves forward despite University concerns

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Following nine months of discussion, Care New England and Partners HealthCare announced a definitive agreement to merge Jan 25. The agreement raises questions about the state of Rhode Island’s health care system and Brown’s relationship to it. “Right now what we’re focusing on is helping people understand the issues,” said […]

Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

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Interfaith dinner brings religious dialogue to campus

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Though The Herald’s poll found 69 percent of students never participate in religious activities, religious life remains active for the 31 percent who do.

The University began the first of three move-in phases Monday. Offices including the Office of Business and Financial Services, General Counsel, Internal Audit and Human Resources will operate from South Street Landing.

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Administrative offices begin moving into South Street Landing

October 30, 2017 0 comments

Built in the 1900s as a home for the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company, the South Street Landing has stood vacant in the Jewelry District since 1995.

The football team hosted Bench Press for Cancer on the Main Green Monday, raising money for Miriam Hospital’s Cancer Survivorship Program for Young Adults. The team provided free donuts to attract participants.


Bears host breast cancer awareness events

October 19, 2017 0 comments

This week, the football, men’s crew and women’s crew teams held events on campus to raise money and awareness for cancer research and survivors.