Eric is a Senior Staff Writer for the Graduate School beat at The Herald. He is a first-year who intends to concentrate in philosophy and/or math. When not working on a story, he might be thinking about the utility monster (see existentialcomics.com/comic/8) or he might be found playing Go on the 5th floor of the JWW.

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Graduate school task force improves advising resources

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Graduate school task force improves advising resources

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Anne is having a difficult time. Working as a teaching assistant and finishing another chapter of her dissertation is taking a toll on her.

Graduate students move toward unionization election

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Graduate students move toward unionization election

September 11, 2018 0 comments

After reaching a pre-election agreement with Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees over the summer, the University has been working with the student group to carry out the terms of the agreement.

The GSC also voted to approve a slightly larger budget for this fall compared to last fall at the Graduate Student Lounge on Wednesday.

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Grad Student Council opens fall semester

September 5, 2018 0 comments

At its first general body meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council updated academic department representatives on new initiatives such as a revamped grievance procedure and a distinguished speaker series.

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University, grad students finalize pre-election agreement for unionization

July 2, 2018 0 comments

On June 21, Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University finalized an agreement outlining the terms for holding an election on graduate student unionization after nearly a year of negotiations.

An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

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An oral history of student activism since the 1980s

June 1, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018 Herald Archives Students begin fasting to protest apartheid. RONALD REAGAN (1981-1989) Having grown up in the midst of the Vietnam War and the peak of distrust in government, students during the 80s were highly skeptical of the government, protesting CIA […]

The resistance repeats

The resistance repeats

May 25, 2018 0 comments

The votes were in, and the result was outrage. The newly elected Republican administration left many students fearing the nation’s future.

Students cite convenience, finances for stealing food

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Students cite convenience, finances for stealing food

April 17, 2018 0 comments

For many students, a trip to the Ivy Roomincludes using a meal swipe, enjoying a meal with friends and leaving

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SUGSE progresses unionization election

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Various graduate student union groups have withdrawn their petitions to unionize amid personnel changes at the National Labor Relations Board.

Stipend cushions student transition costs

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Stipend cushions student transition costs

April 3, 2018 0 comments

The Graduate School will offer a new $1,200 transitional stipend for incoming doctoral students this fall, said Ethan Bernstein, director of administration and operations at the Graduate School.

Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

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Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

March 14, 2018 0 comments

International enrollment in science and engineering graduate programs in the United States saw a 6 percent decrease from fall 2016 to fall 2017, said Diane Souvaine, National Science Board chair and professor of computer science at Tufts University.