Divya is a senior staff writer covering diversity and student life. She’s a freshman from Singapore who is planning to concentrate in Philosophy and English. When not at the Herald, she is likely to either be pole dancing, trying to put new life into her old meme page, or screaming pointlessly about Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Articles by Divya Maniar (14)

Twenty-three percent of students prescribed mental health medication

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Twenty-three percent of students prescribed mental health medication

April 26, 2018 0 comments

The Herald’s spring undergraduate poll found that 13.3 percent of students have been prescribed medication for depression and 16.6 percent for anxiety.

At the TPS Teach-In Panel Monday, panelists discussed the challenges that temporary protected status-holders face in the current political climate, as well as methods to engage in effective activism.

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Panel covers uncertainty of temporary protected status

April 10, 2018 0 comments

The Central American United Student Association organized a Temporary Protective Status Teach-In Panel Monday evening as a part of CAUSA’s inaugural Central American Series.

University releases plan to support DACA students

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University releases plan to support DACA students

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Though a recent decision from the United States Supreme Court has paused the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the University has developed plans to provide support to DACA recipients and undocumented students on campus in the event of the program’s suspension.

Cornel West, public intellectual and professor of the practice of public philosophy at Harvard, discussed a range of philosophical quandaries and his intersectional view of societal injustices at his lecture Tuesday night.

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Cornel West lectures on humanity, politics, justice

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At Tuesday’s event, Cornel West spoke with conviction and compassion, demonstrating care for his audience. Even as the event reached its scheduled end, he remained committed to speaking to every audience member who had a question for him.

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Health Services to treat mental illnesses

February 15, 2018 0 comments

Health Services will now allow its primary care physicians to prescribe medications to students with mental illnesses, a move that aims to help those with mild to moderate anxiety or depression, said Adam Pallant, clinical director of Health Services.

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Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

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NAACP, community unite in response to racist flyers

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The Providence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called a press conference Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brook and George streets.

A new endowment fund for the theater arts and performance studies department will create programs supporting neurodiversity and inclusion.

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New TAPS endowment funds neurodiversity efforts

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The theater arts and performance studies department announced the creation of an endowment fund that aims to support theater and performance programs for adults diagnosed with autism.

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

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Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

December 7, 2017 0 comments

With students’ eyes focused on the performers on stage, the audience is sometimes forgotten.

Students to play music under the stars at B-side tent shows

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Students to play music under the stars at B-side tent shows

October 31, 2017 0 comments

B-Side Magazine’s semi-annual Tent Shows will return to Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle this Friday