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: University should be a leader in fair food practices

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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.

Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

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Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

April 19, 2019 0 comments

On April 1, The Herald reported that the University suspended its terminal master’s in history. That program had offered a year-long opportunity to earn a master’s degree for students not previously enrolled at the University; now, outside applicants cannot receive a standalone master’s in history degree from Brown.

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

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Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

April 12, 2019 0 comments

In a meeting last week, University faculty passed a motion encouraging the Corporation to amend the University’s payment-based accelerated graduation policy.

Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

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Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Just before spring break, the student body voted in new representatives to the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

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.