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)

University News

In talk, writer defends free market principles

November 22, 2013 0 comments

Wall Street Journal writer Stephen Moore endorsed fracking and condemned federal health reform.


Plan for city schools to focus on teacher performance

November 21, 2013 0 comments

The plan will assess teacher skills and prioritizes increasing cultural awareness.

University News

Humanities falter, sciences see growth

November 11, 2013 2 comments

The number of English and history concentrators has dropped off steeply in the last decade.

Science & Research

Mentor program launches with mummy unwrapping

October 25, 2013 0 comments

The collaboration will connect undergraduates and graduate students in Egyptology.

Alex Morse ’11, who is running for a second term as mayor of Holyoke, Mass., has expanded aid for disadvantaged students in public schools.

University News

Morse ’11 runs for reelection as mayor

October 21, 2013 0 comments

The alum has pledged to focus on economic growth if reelected as mayor of Holyoke.

Renovations to the Ratty need to be approved as part of Paxson’s strategic plan, and administrators said they did not yet have a project cost estimate.

University News

Under strategic plan, Ratty could receive overhaul

October 11, 2013 0 comments

Renovations would focus on plumbing and other utilities, as well as building aesthetics.


Speakers highlight issues of R.I. elderly population

October 8, 2013 0 comments

The lecture called attention to Alzheimer’s and demanded greater youth engagement.

Alex Friedland ’15 introduced the Janus Forum panel, where Bill McKibben P’16, Christian Parenti and James Rogers debated whether colleges should divest from large coal companies.

University News

Panel addresses potential divestment

October 3, 2013 1 comment

The Janus Forum hosted a former energy CEO and two divestment advocates to debate the issue.

Science & Research

Oesper GS selected for supercomputing event

September 24, 2013 0 comments

Oesper’s computer science research could advance understanding of the biological basis of cancer.

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