Editorial: Spring break meal plans need reform

April 23, 2018 0 comments

For students who elect to stay on campus, spring break should be a time of rest, not confusion about the affordability of meal plans and fears of food insecurity.


Editorial: Ratty renovations a heartening sign

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Thursday, April 12, the University announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sharpe Refectory’s infrastructure, with the eventual goal of installing permanent cooling abilities there in the summer of 2019.


Editorial: Bring the Reproductive Health Care Act to a vote

April 17, 2018 0 comments

On April 10, hundreds of community members gathered at the Rhode Island State House for a House Judiciary Committee hearing, which featured the introduction of six bills governing reproductive rights in Rhode Island.


Editorial: Thirsting for more water stations

April 16, 2018 0 comments

During orientation week, all first-year students are given a welcome package that includes a reusable water bottle. This policy can be traced back to 2008, when the student organization Beyond the Bottle pushed the University to scale back its use of disposable water bottles.


Editorial: Reforming the First Readings program

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Since 2007, the University has requested all its incoming first-year students to read a single book (or, in one case, watch a movie) and then discuss it in small seminars during first-year orientation.


Editorial: Elections at Brown need work

March 23, 2018 0 comments

On the evening of March 22, Elections Board Chairs Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 announced the results of the 2018 elections for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

Opinions, Uncategorized

Editorial: In support of #FullDisclosure

March 21, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 14, the #FullDisclosure campaign issued a letter asking universities to release their internal data on policies regarding legacy status consideration.


Editorial: Go forward with the disability identity center

March 15, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 21, The Herald reported that a collective of Brown students and activists had proposed to University administrators the creation of a student-led disability identity and cultural center.

Editorial: Keep pushing for gun safety regulation


Editorial: Keep pushing for gun safety regulation

March 14, 2018 0 comments

At 10 a.m. this morning, students, staff members and community residents will gather on the Main Green to participate in the National School Walkout against gun violence. In some schools, the national walkout, organized by the youth branch of the Women’s March, will last for 17 minutes — one minute […]

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editor’s Note: A brief inconvenience

March 9, 2018 0 comments

Due to a power outage in the early hours of Friday morning, the 128th Editorial Board was unable to print its March 9 issue.