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.

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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.

Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

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Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

December 5, 2017 0 comments

In her first month on College Hill, Rachel Souza ’21 was catcalled for the first time in her life.

Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

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Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Anita Shapira, head of Rabin Center, discusses Israel’s founding leader for Watson event.

U. increases support, resources for student veterans

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U. increases support, resources for student veterans

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Every time Tristan Hood ’18 or Joel Fudge ’21 go out to eat, they make sure to find seats facing the door.

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

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Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

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Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Students ringing in Halloween were hit with an unwelcome surprise on Oct. 29 and 30 — a heavy downpour and powerful gusts of wind.

The motion to allow in-house professors to “course bunch” in special circumstances is part of efforts to support faculty members in their research.

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Faculty approves flexibility in course load requirements, responds to proposed tax code

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Tuesday’s faculty meeting featured a motion that would allow faculty to reduce their teaching load below one course per semester under special conditions.

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