Lauren Aratani

Lauren Aratani

News Editor

Lauren Aratani is currently a News Editor with The Herald. She is a junior concentrating in English. In her free time, Lauren enjoys reading books, watching videos of cute animals ,and eating at new restaurants. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Lauren loves bundling up in sweaters and can rock the world's ugliest snow boots (See: Moon Boots).

Articles by Lauren Aratani (46)

Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos will end his eight-year residency as professor-at-large at the Watson Institute for International Studies at the end of this academic year.

University News

Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos shares experiences, advice

April 21, 2015 1 comment

Ricardo Lagos spoke with The Herald about his time at the Watson Institute, his experiences as president and future changes he hopes to see in government.

University News

Two profs earn Guggenheim Fellowships

April 16, 2015 0 comments

Two Brown faculty members were granted Guggenheim Fellowships last week to pursue scholarship and artistic projects.

University News

Independent concentrations reflect students’ interdisciplinary interests

April 6, 2015 1 comment

As sophomores rush to declare their concentrations Monday, some may take the opportunity to design their own independent concentrations.

Panelists included Director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Khali Muhammad, Rutgers University Professor of Political Science Lisa Miller, Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity Tricia Rose and Professor of Economics Glenn Loury.

University News

Panelists debate social justice implications of Michael Brown shooting

March 20, 2015 3 comments

“Mike Brown is no Rosa Parks, and he ain’t Emmett Till either,” said Glenn Loury, professor of economics, at a discussion Thursday night.

Minority Peer Counselors Genesis Medina ’17, Regine Rosas ’17 and Ryan Lee ’17 facilitated the “There’s No Place Like Home” MPC workshop.

University News

MPC workshop explores historical, modern issues of immigration

March 13, 2015 4 comments

The presentation was divided into three parts: “Constructing Citizenship,” “Exclusion and Assimilation” and “Contemporary Issues.”

Science & Research

Paper investigates prevalence of polio among Muslims in India

March 12, 2015 0 comments

Though Muslims made up only 16 percent of India’s population in 2006, they accounted for 70 percent of those infected with polio.

David Boies and Ted Olson spoke about how they joined forces as the two-lawyer team that helped overturn Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage in California.

University News

Lawyers Olson, Boies talk path to same-sex marriage laws

March 6, 2015 2 comments

Same-sex marriage is the “defining civil rights issue of the century,” said David Boies, one of the two lawyers who helped overturn Proposition 8.

University News

Neuroscience, chemistry professors awarded Fulbright Awards

March 6, 2015 0 comments

Jerome Sanes, professor of neuroscience, and Paul Williard, professor of chemistry, have won Fulbright Scholar Awards to conduct research in France.

Joshua Sevits’ artwork uses dynamic flat shapes in pastel to compare people to objects. The exhibition will run through Feb. 26.

Arts & Culture

Exhibit explores artist’s childhood through shapes

February 18, 2015 1 comment

Joshua Sevits’ “Free Weed” solo exhibition at the Sarah Doyle Gallery juxtaposes figures with inanimate objects with a “homely” perspective.

Kappa Delta, one of the three sororities on campus that had recruitment this weekend, gave out 46 bids to potential new members.

University News

Three sororities see record rush, bid numbers

February 12, 2015 0 comments

207 female undergrads participated in the sorority recruitment process this year, marking a 48 percent increase from the 140 students who rushed last year.

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