Colleen serves as a Senior Staff Writer for the Herald's Metro Section. She is a sophomore from Cape Cod and is concentrating in English, on the non-fiction track. 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 (41)

Stop & Shop responded to striker criticism of proposals during contract negotiations with statements and a “myth versus  fact” sheet.

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Stop & Shop employees end strike

April 22, 2019 0 comments

Stop & Shop and 31,000 of its New England employees entered a tentative contract agreement Sunday night after ten days of picketing with community support but without pay.

The Rhode Island State House is considering a bill written by University students in the Brown Institute for Policy. The bill would mandate that teachers in the state undergo first aid and CPR training.

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Proposed bill mandates first-aid training for teachers

April 11, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island State House is currently considering a bill written by University students that would mandate basic first aid and CPR training for all teachers in the state.The House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare heard the bill and referred it for further study Monday evening.

Wow Air cancelled all flights indefinitely, stranding passengers including multiple Brown students.

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Wow Air strands spring breakers

April 1, 2019 0 comments

When Hans Lei ’21 and Hyun Choi ’21 woke up Thursday morning in Iceland, they had plans to spend their last days of spring break seeing glaciers and ice caves before heading back to Providence the following Saturday.

Athletic Director Jack Hayes offered Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, the head coaching position for men’s tennis in 2016.

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University offered coaching position to alum indicted in admissions scandal

March 20, 2019 0 comments

Gordon Ernst ’89, a Division I tennis coach recently indicted in the national college admissions scandal, was offered the head coaching position for Brown’s men’s tennis team in 2016 while federal authorities allege he was accepting millions of dollars in bribes as a coach at Georgetown University.

Metro Roundup, March 13

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Metro Roundup, March 13

March 13, 2019 0 comments

R.I. state colleges experience decline in enrollment Rhode Island’s public university and colleges have seen a decline in enrollment, according to the New England Board of Higher Education, the Associated Press reported.

University ends Advancement Office support for private events

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University ends Advancement Office support for private events

February 27, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 denied knowledge of University involvement with private dinners hosted by Martin Granoff P’93 and committed to ending Advancement Office assistance in the coordination of future private events in a letter to the editor published in Tuesday’s Providence Journal.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

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Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.

Though City Council originally approved height changes for the tower in a nine-to-five vote Friday, Mayor Jorge Elorza vetoed the measure.

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Mayor vetoes proposed zoning change for tower

December 2, 2018 0 comments

After several public hearings and a litany of high-profile City Council committee votes, Mayor Jorge Elorza vetoed a height ordinance change for the proposed 46-story Hope Point Tower Friday afternoon.

R.I. Speaker of House receives student criticism

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R.I. Speaker of House receives student criticism

November 29, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s close win in the November election this month could reflect a larger divide within the Democratic party between progressive and moderate party members.

Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

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Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The Providence City Council voted to approve a change in city height ordinances for the Hope Point Tower Project Thursday night.

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