Emily is a Metro Editor and a junior from Washington, DC (yes "DC proper" and no, not Maryland). She studies English and Public Policy, and aspires to use her concentrations to mimic Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom" in real life. When not at The Herald, Emily's favorite thing to do is walk around Providence with her friends.

Articles by Emily Davies (31)

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R. I. General Assembly votes to criminalize revenge porn

April 17, 2018 0 comments

Robyn Giragosian did not plan for her nude photographs to proliferate throughout her community when she took them for her partner at the beginning of their romantic relationship.

Andrew Yang ’96 concentrated in economics and political science. After graduating, Yang founded his own company, Venture for America, an organization that helps entrepreneurs create jobs in cities.

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Alum makes 2020 presidential bid

April 13, 2018 0 comments

When Andrew Yang ’96 was on College Hill, his life revolved around three activities: Taekwondo, working out and playing video games.

Spring 2018 Herald poll results

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Spring 2018 Herald poll results

April 8, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2018 Poll

This article is part of the series Spring 2018 PollSpring 2018 poll results can be found here. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Christina Paxson is handling her job as president of the University? 19.8% Strongly approve 39.6% Somewhat approve 6.0% Somewhat disapprove 0.2% Strongly Disapprove 34.4% No […]

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Metro Roundup, April 2

April 1, 2018 0 comments

Three thousand Rhode Islanders bore posters, megaphones and palpable determination as they assembled to stand behind the survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting and demand gun control March 24 at the State House.

Direct Action for Rights and Equality protestors held broken hearts to symbolize the need for affordable housing in Rhode Island.

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Local advocacy group pushes rent control

March 8, 2018 0 comments

After a childhood littered with eviction notices, Providence native Franklin Rivera began adulthood by moving into an apartment last year — and was promptly faced with a leaking roof, hazardous electrical outlets, an unresponsive landlord and the burden of filing a lawsuit.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 34 new members

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Phi Beta Kappa elects 34 new members

February 14, 2018 0 comments

Thirty-four members of the class of 2019 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society Feb. 6, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an email to The Herald.

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Metro Roundup, Jan. 31

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Bills introduced to increase minimum wage, close gender pay gap Rhode Island’s progressive Democrats launched a coordinated campaign to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour during a press conference Tuesday. Titled “Fight for $15 and Fair Pay,” the campaign began when legislators, workers and advocacy groups gathered […]

738 students admitted through early decision

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738 students admitted through early decision

December 14, 2017 0 comments

The University admitted 21 percent of its early decision applicants to the class of 2022.

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University of Puerto Rico students find homes in houses of staff, faculty

December 7, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane María, random housing assignments were taken to a whole new level.

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Faculty meeting highlights concerns with faculty assessments

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Faculty members discussed changes to course evaluations and provided an update on the University’s response to the Republican tax bill.

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