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 (35)

Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

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Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

October 14, 2018 0 comments

The 2020 Census’ first and only dry run was conducted in Providence County earlier this year. The test run included a new ability to respond to the census through an online survey but did not include the controversial “citizenship question,” which would ask respondents about their U.S. citizenship status.

Whitehouse talks Kavanaugh, partisanship, sexual assault claims

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Whitehouse talks Kavanaugh, partisanship, sexual assault claims

October 6, 2018 0 comments

On Friday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sat down with The Herald to discuss the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, Christine Blasey Ford’s statement as well as today’s final confirmation vote.

Resources available for off-campus housing

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Resources available for off-campus housing

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Deciding to live off-campus — whether through University-owned auxiliary housing or renting property from a third-party landlord — can seem daunting. There are leases to sign, off-campus lotteries to enter and kitchen appliances to buy.

Along with 32 other institutions, the University will conduct the AAU Campus Climate Survey and compare results to data collected on campus in 2015. Survey results showed that 25 percent of undergraduate women reported having experienced sexual assault since enrolling at Brown.

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U. to take part in sexual assault survey

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The University announced today that it will participate in the Association of American Universities sexual assault and misconduct survey in the spring of 2019 with 32 other institutions.

Cranston mayor Allan Fung at the Bristol, Rhode Island, July 4 parade, 2016.

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Fung boasts Cranston’s economic prosperity

October 1, 2018 0 comments

At the Friday opening of a new Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Cranston’s shopping hub, Garden City Center, dozens of customers and community leaders sipped on “Bahama Mama” smoothies as a gubernatorial hopeful prepared to cut ribbon.

Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

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Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

September 26, 2018 0 comments

Legislation protects right even if DACA program ends, activists push to include all undocumented people.

University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

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University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

September 11, 2018 0 comments

A new study by University researchers confirmed that it is possible for household lead levels to be reduced more substantially than the Environmental Protection Agency currently mandates.

Lieutenant governor hopeful Aaron Regunberg ’12 supports single-payer health care and codifying abortion rights into Rhode Island law. During his time at Brown, he founded the Providence Student Union.

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Primary for lieutenant governor highlights health care, campaign finances

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Though Rhode Island has a history of skepticism when it comes to the utility of a lieutenant governor, candidates vying for the office in Wednesday’s primary say they can do a lot to help Rhode Island.

Rhode Island targets election security

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Rhode Island targets election security

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Rhode Island has received $3 million of the $380 million doled out by the federal government in April 2018 to improve election security.

Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

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Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

April 25, 2018 0 comments

As a toddler, Childhood Lead Action Project employee Antoinette Dow’s six-year-old son, who has been diagnosed with autism, began chewing on window sills, walls and other non-food material around the house.