Joseph Zappa

Managing Editor and Vice President

Joseph is currently managing editor of The Herald and vice president of its parent company, The Brown Daily Herald, Inc. He previously served as university news editor and senior staff writer on the University Hall beat. He is a junior from Massapequa, NY and studies comparative literature as well as French and Francophone studies. When away from the office, Joe can be found pontificating about Proust and listening to Drake songs on repeat.

Articles by Joseph Zappa (59)

Adriel Barrios-Anderson and Viet Nguyen, the 2017 student orators, walk across the main green.

Viet Nguyen, Adriel Barrios-Anderson to speak at Commencement

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

Adriel Barrios-Anderson ’17 and Viet Nguyen ’17 will deliver speeches at the University’s 249th Commencement ceremony May 28.

About 50 students gathered on the Faunce steps Sunday afternoon to honor the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks that occurred Friday. Lukas Biton ’17, who hails from France, organized the event.

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Students abroad in Paris safe, but shaken

November 16, 2015 0 comments

Though no students were hurt, the intangible impacts of the bloodiest night in France since World War II have extended beyond Friday night’s tragedies.

Breaking down classroom walls

Breaking down classroom walls

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

The University is engaged in making outside-the-classroom experiences an integrated part of undergraduate learning.

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Vicki Colvin to step down as provost

May 19, 2015 10 comments

After just one year in the position, Vicki Colvin will step down as provost June 30 in order to pursue research in greater depth.

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer ’69 P’95 ’98 used long-concealed archives to craft a narrative that includes previously unknown and condemning details about Pope Pius XI.

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Kertzer awarded Pulitzer Prize for biography of Mussolini, Pope Pius XI

April 21, 2015 10 comments

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer secured a Pulitzer Prize Monday for his biography of Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini.

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This Week in Higher Ed: April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 0 comments

Rutgers temporarily bans Greek parties, UVA editorial board blasts Rolling Stone, and Syracuse foregoes fossil fuels.

Undergrads disapprove of University disciplinary process outcomes

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Undergrads disapprove of University disciplinary process outcomes

March 30, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2015 Student Polls

An undergraduate poll found that more than two-thirds of students disapprove of the decision to cancel a hearing for a student accused of spiking a drink.

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This Week in Higher Ed: March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015 0 comments

An Inside Higher Ed survey of U.S. college presidents found that 32 percent of them agreed or strongly agreed that sexual assault is “prevalent.”

The University dropped charges against a Phi Kappa Psi member alleged to have served a drink containing a date-rape drug. Several people voiced concerns that his ties to the Corporation affected the case’s outcome.

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Corporation ties to student accused of serving GHB questioned

March 6, 2015 17 comments

People familiar with the case raised concerns that Brown may have unfairly handled the proceedings due to accused student’s family ties to the Corporation.

Brown drops charges against student accused of serving drink with GHB

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Brown drops charges against student accused of serving drink with GHB

March 4, 2015 56 comments

The University will not proceed with a hearing against the Phi Kappa Psi member initially charged with serving a drink containing the date-rape drug GHB.

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