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Agnes Chan

News Editor

Agnes Chan is currently a news editor at the Brown Daily Herald. As a senior staff writer, she focused on admission and financial aid but also covered city news extensively. She is a sophomore from Hong Kong concentrating in international relations. She spends much of her spare time hunting for decent Asian food around campus and desperately praying for warmer weather.

Articles by Agnes Chan (37)

Agnes Chan: Insecurities


Agnes Chan: Insecurities

May 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018I distinctly remember the dread that filled me when I sat down to write my “Why Brown?” essay five years ago. Scattered across my desk were brochures collected from dozens of college fairs, and my browser was clogged with 20 or […]

Fetty Wap (left) will perform Friday of Spring Weekend, and Mac DeMarco (middle) and Tinashe (right) will perform Saturday.

University News

Fetty Wap, Mac DeMarco to headline Spring Weekend

March 2, 2016 4 comments

The lineup for Spring Weekend will include Fetty Wap, Tinashe, Mac DeMarco, Tink, Thundercat, Funkinevil and the What Cheer? Brigade, the BCA announced.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled

“We are ready for our resurgence, and that resurgence begins now,” said Mayor Jorge Elorza at his State of the City address last week.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The city of Providence bid farewell to its longest-serving mayor, Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, Jr. with a funeral service Monday.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 3, 2016

February 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Gov. Gina Raimondo will push for an increase in Rhode Island’s minimum wage from $9.60 to $10.10 per hour, she said at the State House last week.


Longest-serving Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci dies

January 30, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr. died Thursday at age 74 after being rushed to Miriam Hospital with severe stomach pains.

Science & Research

Research Spotlight: Professor honored for advancements in artificial intelligence

January 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The smaller the chameleon, the more powerful its tongue, wrote Christopher Anderson, postdoctoral research associate in ecology and evolutionary biology.

University News

Eric Estes named VP for campus life, student services

January 14, 2016 3 comments

Eric Estes will take on the role of vice president for campus life and student services beginning July 1, wrote President Christina Paxson P’19.

Retired history professor Tom Gleason dies

University News

Retired history professor Tom Gleason dies

December 27, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Abbott “Tom” Gleason, professor emeritus of history and faculty member at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, died Friday.

University News

Ethnic studies faculty members draft ‘5 Percent Plan’

December 5, 2015 13 comments

Twelve faculty members released a revised version of the University’s diversity action plan, “Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion,” Thursday night.