Melanie is a Senior Staff Writer covering the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board. She is a sophomore from northern Virginia considering concentrating in History and Public Policy. When not at The Herald, Melanie can be found lost on campus, keeping up with the New York Mets (unfortunately), or learning obscure history.

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HOPE hosts first annual summit

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HOPE hosts first annual summit

February 25, 2018 0 comments

More than 100 students gathered at the University this weekend for the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty.

The Undergraduate  Council of Students gathered Wednesday evening to meet with coordinators from Project LETS, a student-run mental health education group.

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UCS holds Q&A with Project LETS

February 21, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a question-and-answer session with the co-coordinators of Project LETS at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

The Undergraduate Council of Students met with representatives from various student groups such as the African Students Association and the Class Coordinating Board to discuss changes to the Campus of Consent Bill.

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UCS discusses campus of consent bill

February 15, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed changes to the Campus Consent Bill with members from several Category III student groups at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

In the first meeting of the semester, Brown University Community Council received recommendations for the structure of work-study employment at the University.

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Changes recommended to student employment practices

February 14, 2018 0 comments

A student employment working group recommended several changes to University student employment practices at the Brown University Community Council’s first meeting of the semester yesterday.

UCS updates constitution, outlines elections

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UCS updates constitution, outlines elections

February 8, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved changes to its constitution and discussed UCS executive board elections at its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

In the first general body meeting of the semester, UCS members suggested additional questions for a new student course evaluation survey.

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UCS reconvenes in new semester

January 31, 2018 0 comments

At its first general body meeting of the semester, the Undergraduate Council of Students discussed proposed additions to the student course evaluation survey and debated changes to the Campus Consent Bill Wednesday evening.

Student publications pushed to reduce printing budgets

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Student publications pushed to reduce printing budgets

January 29, 2018 0 comments

Multiple student publications are reducing their budgets this semester in response to requests from the Undergraduate Finance Board to decrease costs, according to representatives from several publications and UFB.

ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

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ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

November 5, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life clarified its policy about relationships between Residential Peer Leaders and their residents this year.

John McDonough, who helped develop the Affordable Care Act during his tenure as a senior advisor on national health reform between 2008-2010, presented the history of health care since the 1940s in his talk.

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McDonough maps history of American health care

November 1, 2017 0 comments

“Health care is probably, more than anything, the exemplar of a dysfunctional market,” said John McDonough.

Adam Gamoran spoke about the indecision about best practices for providing adequate educational opportunities for English language learners.

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Gamoran discusses inequality in English language education

October 25, 2017 0 comments

The percentage of English language learners in American public schools has increased in all but 15 states since 2004.

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