Editorials

Editorial: In support of the chemistry petition

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Several pre-medical students recently released a petition calling for Brown to offer both “Organic Chemistry” classes during both semesters.

Editorial: Cautiously optimistic about dorm renovations

February 9, 2016 0 comments

We commend Brown’s decision to allocate $5 million to renovating Perkins and Barbour Halls. While Perkins has been more maligned among students due to its physical distance from the rest of campus, both dorms stand in dire need of repair and renovations. The deteriorating state of the buildings has affected […]

Editorial: Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

February 8, 2016 0 comments

We applaud the members of Native Americans at Brown for their hard work and tireless activism.

Editorial: In memoriam

February 4, 2016 0 comments

Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, former mayor of Providence, passed away last week, leaving many people feeling conflicted.

Editorial: Politics off campus

February 3, 2016 0 comments

The relationship between campus politics and those on the national stage is often opaque and murky. Student protests and public policy may not be as integrated as activists hope, but neither are they as separate as those in Washington may believe. Student activism, shifts in administrative and educational policy and […]

Editorial: Money matters in the DIAP

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Monday, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced the completion of Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University.

Editorial: Power of a portrait

February 1, 2016 0 comments

For many prospective students, one of the spaces on Brown’s campus that stands out most prominently during tours is the portrait gallery in Sayles Hall.

Editorial: A perspective on shopping period

January 28, 2016 0 comments

Shopping period is one aspect of Brown’s liberal arts model that can feel like both a blessing and a curse.

Editorial: The Herald turns 125

January 27, 2016 0 comments

This year, The Herald turns 125.

Editorial: Housing policies for returning students

December 3, 2015 0 comments

We urge Residential Life to reexamine housing policies for returning students in order to better accommodate certain needs.