Editorials are written by The Herald’s editorial page board: its editors, Grace Layer ’20 and Krista Stapleford ’21, and its members, Jonathan Douglas ’20, Eduard Muñoz-Suñé ’20 and Riley Pestorius ’21.

Articles by Editorial Page Board (335)

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

November 5, 2019 0 comments

In June, the University announced a revision to the undergraduate student meal plan in an ongoing effort to lessen food insecurity on campus.

Editorial: Undergraduate Council of Students should convert student feedback into tangible change

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Undergraduate Council of Students should convert student feedback into tangible change

November 1, 2019 0 comments

Last Friday, the Editorial Page Board wrote about student engagement with the Undergraduate council of Students after The Herald released its undergraduate student poll results, which reported that just over half of undergrad students held no opinion of the council.

Editorial: Students should do more to engage with UCS

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Students should do more to engage with UCS

October 25, 2019 0 comments

Every semester, The Herald polls the undergraduate student body to gauge student opinion on various community topics. One question that has remained consistent across each semester’s poll is, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Undergraduate Council of Students is handling its job?”

Editorial: Five-year suspension of Sigma Chi is misguided

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Five-year suspension of Sigma Chi is misguided

October 22, 2019 1 comment

In September, the University suspended the Sigma Chi fraternity for violating hazing and alcohol procedures that endangered students. The five-year suspension came within weeks of a revision to the Code of Student Conduct that targets derecognized group activity.

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

October 11, 2019 0 comments

At the fall Career Fair, a group of students affiliated with the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition protested four companies — Amazon, Microsoft, Palantir and Ernst & Young — that hold contractual agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Editorial: Endowment performance deserves recognition

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Endowment performance deserves recognition

October 4, 2019 2 comments

The Herald reported September 30 that the University’s endowment returned 12.4 percent for the fiscal 2019 year, which spanned from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The endowment gained an impressive $467 million and increased to a record-high $4.2 billion.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Brown should amplify community voices in school takeover

September 30, 2019 0 comments

In a scathing report released by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Educational Policy in June, researchers described major failings of the Providence Public School District.

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

September 23, 2019 2 comments

On Sept.13, Brickson Diamond and Bernadette Aulestia — both members of the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body — wrote a letter defending the ethical underpinnings of the University’s gift policy.

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

September 13, 2019 0 comments

Throughout students’ time at Brown, great emphasis is placed on the housing process — and rightfully so. Underclassmen living on campus may worry about their dorm’s location, the quality of common spaces and bathrooms and the size of their room.

Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

April 25, 2019 0 comments

On April 16 at a Brown University Community Council meeting, a group of students proposed a resolution to create a Fair Food Committee, which would set environmental and trade standards for food used on Brown’s campus.