Jack is a senior staff writer covering the The Herald's politics and policy beat. He is a junior from Palo Alto, California and is concentrating in History. His writing has also appeared in the Jerusalem Post and the Santiago Times. You can catch him on his late night Safe Walk shift or scarfing down moz sticks at Jo's.

Articles by Jack Brook (26)

The co-presidents of the Brown Republicans, Julian Haag ’20 and Nick Guarino ’20, look on as the midterm election results from the Indiana senate race flash on the screen.

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Students watch election with caution, optimism

November 7, 2018 0 comments

Brown students gathered to watch the results of the Nov. 6 midterm elections as the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their majority in the Senate.

Moderator Gene Valicenti facilitated debate among the four candidates on topics including public education and government corruption.

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Gubernatorial candidates clash on economy, gun safety

November 2, 2018 0 comments

In the final televised gubernatorial debate , the four candidates clashed over whether incumbent Democrat Gov. Gina Raimondo deserved credit for improving Rhode Island’s economy and prompted heated discussions about education, school safety and the controversial public benefits registration system.

Community members lit candles in remembrance of the 11 victims of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Interfaith vigil mourns Tree of Life victims

October 29, 2018 0 comments

Following the recent mass shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, hundreds of Rhode Islanders gathered in an interfaith vigil outside the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island headquarters Monday evening.

Former State House Deputy Minority Leader Joe Trillo (I), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R) debated at Roger Williams University Thursday night. Three independents are also running for governor.

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Gubernatorial candidates face off in debate

September 27, 2018 0 comments

In the first televised debate of the gubernatorial election, incumbent Democrat Gov. Gina Raimondo went head-to-head with Republican nominee Allan Fung and independent candidate Joe Trillo at Roger Williams University Sept. 27.

Mountain clothing company Denali opened a new store at 271 Thayer Street Sept. 15. The space had been vacant for two years but was previously the location of a City Sports store. Denali sells brands such as Patagonia, The North Face, Merrell footwear and high-end Kühl fabrics.

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Outdoor adventure store Denali camps out on Thayer

September 26, 2018 0 comments

If you’re looking for a good coat for the impending winter, you will no longer have to go further than Thayer Street.

University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

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University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

September 25, 2018 0 comments

Doctoral students can continue to receive master’s degrees in the humanities through the “Open Graduate Education Program” following a $1.675 million, five-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, announced Sept. 17 in a University press release.

Just UnDo It: North Smithfield considers reversing Nike ban

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Just UnDo It: North Smithfield considers reversing Nike ban

September 19, 2018 0 comments

Following public outcry, the Town Council of North Smithfield in Providence Country, Rhode Island, will vote Sept. 24 on whether or not to recall a recent municipal nonbinding ban of Nike products, according to a press release issued Wednesday by Council President John Beauregard.

Incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo celebrated her primary election night victory at Union Station Brewery. She defeated Matt Brown and Spencer Dickinson with 57.1 percent of the vote.

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Raimondo, Fung to face off in gubernatorial election

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Over 144,000 Rhode Islanders cast their votes yesterday in the primary elections, according to the R.I. Board of Elections. Nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties have been chosen for the general election at both the federal and state levels.

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2018 RI Primaries LiveBlog

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Find out the results of the city council, mayor, governor, Senate, House and lieutenant governor primary races here

Rep. David Ciccilline '83, D-R.I., seeks to lower health care costs and protect the Mueller probe.

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Five House contenders vie for seat

September 9, 2018 0 comments

Voters in Rhode Island’s First Congressional District will head to the polls Sept. 12 to select their candidates in the Democratic and Republican congressional primaries.