Subscribe to The Brown Daily Herald Newsletter

Sign up for The Brown Daily Herald’s daily newsletter to stay up to date with what is happening at Brown and on College Hill no matter where you are right now!


Adam Toobin

Editorial Page Board Editor

Articles by Adam Toobin (108)

University News

Family awaits details on death of Dawkins ‘13.5

November 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The University has scheduled a memorial service this Friday in Manning Chapel.

Michael Dawkins ’13.5, an accomplished musician, played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

University News

Details of undergrad’s death remain unknown

October 29, 2013 4 comments

The University is working with Dawkins’ ’13.5 family to plan a memorial service for next month.

Body of undergraduate found in Peru

University News

Body of undergraduate found in Peru

October 25, 2013 11 comments

Michael Dawkins ‘13.5 was confirmed dead by a U.S. embassy spokeswoman.

University News

Shutdown could harm state economy

October 2, 2013 1 comment

U. financial aid and research grants will be unaffected in the short term, Provost said.

Rep. Arthur Handy, D-Cranston, organized the “parklet” in the state government parking lot, which provided space for food trucks.


Parking and recreation: artists transform spaces

September 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Over 30 parking spaces in the city were transformed on Friday into tiny parks, art pieces and fields.


State bans criminal history question from job apps

September 10, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Advocates of ‘ban the box’ said it helps felons re-integrate into society by limiting discrimination.

Though he began his term as an Independent, Chafee announced in May that he would be joining the Democratic Party.


Chafee ’75 will not run for second term

September 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Analysts predict the Democratic primary will feature the mayor and state treasurer.


R.I. House, Senate oppose graduation requirement

September 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The requirement will apply to the class of 2014, despite opposition from the General Assembly.

Speaker of the House Rep. Gordon Fox, D-Providence, officiated the wedding of Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, and his husband Tony Caparco. Gov. Lincoln Chafee’75 P’14 participated in the service as the ring-bearer.


R.I. issues first same-sex marriage certificates

September 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A Brown alum was among the first to receive a marriage certificate in the state.

(Herald file photo.)


Live blog: Day one of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island

August 1, 2013 1 comment

Aug. 1 marks the first day same-sex couples will be able to marry in Rhode Island. Follow The Herald’s live blog of the day’s events.

Multimedia by Adam Toobin (9)