Editorials are written by The Herald’s editorial page board: Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19, Rhaime Kim ’20, Grace Layer ’20, Mark Liang ’19 and Krista Stapleford ’21.

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Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

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Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

March 12, 2019 0 comments

On Feb. 24, the Providence Journal published an article by student journalists exposing exclusive dinners hosted by trustee emeritus and major University donor Marty Granoff P’83 and facilitated by University administrators in the Advancement Office.

Editorial: Brown should improve partnership with RISD, arts offerings

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Editorial: Brown should improve partnership with RISD, arts offerings

March 4, 2019 0 comments

Recently, The Herald reported on the overlap between the start of the University’s spring term and the end of Wintersession courses at the Rhode Island School of Design. Brown students enrolled in RISD Wintersession courses described problems juggling the scheduling overlap.

Editorial: University should invest in English, Literary Arts

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Editorial: University should invest in English, Literary Arts

February 22, 2019 0 comments

The Herald reported last week about the difficulties students face enrolling in English and Literary Arts courses, given high demand and the small size of workshop-based classes.

Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

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Editorial: SEAS reporting system is an opportunity for a more equitable community

February 14, 2019 0 comments

On Dec. 18, the Undergraduate Council of Students announced the launch of the new Student and Employee Accessibility Services reporting system via email to the student body.

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

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Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

December 7, 2018 0 comments

We hope that, in the coming days, the University’s electronic comment form will be introduced and distributed widely.

Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

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Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

December 5, 2018 0 comments

In late November, the Department of Computer Science announced that it would be embarking on the largest expansion in its four-decade history.

Editorial: UFB’s budget reports need to be comprehensive and timely

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Editorial: UFB’s budget reports need to be comprehensive and timely

December 2, 2018 0 comments

On Nov. 21, the Undergraduate Finance Board released its budget report for the 2018-2019 academic year. According to the report, UFB’s approximately $2.2 million budget comes primarily from the $286 student activities fee all Brown students must pay.

Editorial: U. needs to dramatically revise its lead exposure policy

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Editorial: U. needs to dramatically revise its lead exposure policy

December 2, 2018 0 comments

In mid-November, The Herald reported the troubling news that residents in Donovan House, where one of the University’s special interest housing programs is located, discovered what they believed to be lead paint in areas of the dorm with chipped paint.

Editorial: U.’s adjusted paid leave policies are commendable

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Editorial: U.’s adjusted paid leave policies are commendable

November 29, 2018 0 comments

This month, the University modified its paid sick and safe leave policies to be in compliance with the Rhode Island Sick and Safe Leave Act, signed into law by Gov. Gina Raimondo last year and put into effect this summer.

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.