Kate Talerico

Kate Talerico

News Editor

Kate is the managing editor of daily content at The Herald, where she organizes staff trainings, develops multimedia features, and oversees production of the daily newspaper. A junior at Brown, she is majoring in urban studies but will pursue a career in journalism. Kate hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she enjoys sailing in holes cut out of the still-frozen lake in the spring. Outside the newsroom, Kate has been known to frequent dance parties and doughnut shops.

Articles by Kate Talerico (70)

State gears up for flu vaccine week

University News

State gears up for flu vaccine week

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Fevers, runny noses, body aches, coughing classmates — these are all signs of the flu season descending on the country.

Majority of undergrads oppose reserving spots for athletes

University News

Majority of undergrads oppose reserving spots for athletes

November 17, 2014 28 comments

Varsity athletes disagree with the majority of other students on the University’s policy to reserve admission slots for recruited athletes.

This year, fewer voters and a shorter ballot are expected to mitigate the long lines that plagued 2012 elections. These long lines cause delays and  dissuade some people from voting, said Steven Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union.

Metro

Voting expected to run smoothly in midterm election

November 4, 2014 0 comments

Before most Rhode Islanders reach for their morning coffee today, poll workers across the state will have begun feeding ballots into voting machines.

Certain immune cells, previously thought to function in a slower defense mechanism, may also play a role in rapidly fighting new pathogens.

Science & Research

Two-fold attack: Cells play multiple roles in immunity

October 29, 2014 0 comments

The immune system may be more versatile than scientists once thought, according to a new study by Brown researchers.

University News

Number of Brown grads entering TFA drops sharply

October 24, 2014 2 comments

Brown dropped this year from 10th to 18th place in Teach for America’s top contributing medium-sized college and university rankings.

Science & Research

BIBS fundraising propels faculty hiring forward

October 15, 2014 4 comments

The Brown Institute for Brain Sciences has surpassed the halfway mark of its $50 million fundraising goal outlined in 2012.

Every 10 years, Rhode Island voters must decide whether to hold a constitutional convention. The last convention was approved in 1984 and held in 1986. The question appears again on next month’s ballot.

Metro

Constitutional convention sparks debate about govt. reform

October 14, 2014 1 comment

As the November election date draws closer, the debate has heated up over ballot Question 3, which asks voters about holding a constitutional convention.

Arts & Culture

Urban Carnevale celebrates 10th anniversary of FirstWorks

September 30, 2014 0 comments

Musicians of both local and global acclaim took the stage at the Providence Rink and Kennedy Plaza Sept. 20 for the Urban Carnevale.

Arts & Culture

TEDx holds third Providence conference

September 23, 2014 0 comments

The TEDxProvidence 2014 conference brought together community leaders to share their perspectives on health and wellness, civic engagement and education.

Sex, bullying linked in girls, study suggests

Science & Research

Sex, bullying linked in girls, study suggests

September 22, 2014 6 comments

The sexual double standard — women are more criticized for sexual activity than men are — may play a role in bullying victimization for high school girls.

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