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: 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.

Editorial: U. must address inequality in its innovation strategic plan

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Editorial: U. must address inequality in its innovation strategic plan

November 6, 2018 0 comments

In June, the University unveiled the Brown and the Innovation Economy Strategic Plan, an initiative to support economic development and entrepreneurship in Rhode Island.

Editorial: Endangered scholars consortium shows U. commitment to academic freedom

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Editorial: Endangered scholars consortium shows U. commitment to academic freedom

October 31, 2018 0 comments

Students, academics and professors at institutions of higher learning around the world have increasingly become targets of violent attacks and unlawful imprisonment, simply for expressing ideas that run counter to the ideologies of extremist groups and authoritarian regimes in their home countries.

Editorial: University right to pay tour guides

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Editorial: University right to pay tour guides

October 30, 2018 0 comments

Last week, The Herald reported that the Office of College Admission will pay undergraduate tour guides $11 an hour starting in 2019. We wholeheartedly commend this decision on the part of the University to compensate tour guides.

Editorial: University must do more for grad student housing

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Editorial: University must do more for grad student housing

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Being a graduate student is tough. Students enrolled in Brown’s master’s, doctoral and pre-professional programs spend as many as six years conducting research, procuring funding and support for that research, teaching undergraduates and writing dissertations.

Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

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Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

October 9, 2018 0 comments

In mid-September, the Providence Journal laid off four staffers: Andy Smith, a reporter; Randy Edgar, deputy editorial page editor; Stephen Ide, an online producer; and Glenn Osmundson, a photographer.

Editorial: JUMP bikes are a giant leap for Providence

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Editorial: JUMP bikes are a giant leap for Providence

October 1, 2018 0 comments

In early September, JUMP — the dockless bike-share program owned by Uber — launched in Providence, giving College Hill and other neighborhoods around the city a colorful makeover with its bright red bicycles.