Priyanka is a Senior Staff Writer covering Diversity and Student Life at the Herald. She prefers being called Priya and considers Canton, Ohio to be her home. When she’s not working, Priya enjoys cooking, napping, and sending Buzzfeed quizzes to her friends.

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Ivy League works to assist students in face of threatening immigration policies

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Ivy League works to assist students in face of threatening immigration policies

April 27, 2017 0 comments

Ivy League schools have taken action through public and private measures to support their undocumented students and international students.

Kevin Escudero, assistant professor of American studies and ethnic studies, has been offering support and resources to students since the fall.

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U. launches undocumented student initiative

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Amid student calls on the administration to better support undocumented students, the University launched the undocumented student initiative.

Brown celebrates second annual Class Week

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Brown celebrates second annual Class Week

April 13, 2017 0 comments

Brown is celebrating its first-generation, low-income student community through Class Week at Brown

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U. files second amicus brief in response to revised immigration ban

April 1, 2017 0 comments

Brown and 30 other American colleges and universities filed an amicus brief against President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration Friday

Orwa Mohammad ’20 details uncertain future

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Orwa Mohammad ’20 details uncertain future

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Over spring break, many students will return home to their families, but for Orwa Mohammad ’20, that option isn’t so simple.

U. hosts National Diversity Summit

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U. hosts National Diversity Summit

March 20, 2017 0 comments

The University hosted its biennial National Diversity Summit this weekend designed to relay the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education.

University releases administrative DDIAPs

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University releases administrative DDIAPs

March 12, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion published the diversity and inclusion action plans for the University’s administrative units.

University releases first DIAP progress report

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University releases first DIAP progress report

March 10, 2017 0 comments

The University released its first annual Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan report Thursday, discussing its progress on diversity and inclusion initiatives

Syrian student stranded in Turkey due to visa complications

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Syrian student stranded in Turkey due to visa complications

March 6, 2017 0 comments

When Khaled Almilaji GS got to the airport in Gaziantep, Turkey, he was told by Turkish Airlines that he would not be allowed to enter the United States.

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Diversity initiatives make strides in comedy scene

March 1, 2017 0 comments

Noelle Austin ’18 made her Brown stand-up debut Tuesday night, but finding a space where she felt comfortable performing was not easy.