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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)

Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 P’17, who was elected governor as an Independent in 2010, had a 25 percent approval rating when he left office in January.


In surprise move, Chafee may challenge Clinton

April 15, 2015 2 comments

Chafee’s announcement video emphasized his hopes of mending the United States’ relationship with other nations through improved foreign policy.

Damage to the secondary supports that attach to the roof trusses have forced the Department of Facilities Management to close the non-demoninational Manning Chapel for the next few weeks.

University News

Manning Chapel closed for repairs

April 10, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Following the closure of Manning Hall over spring break due to unstable supports, several student groups have been forced to relocate their activities.

Shark Bar and Grille, a popular restaurant on Thayer Street, allegedly obtained its liquor license by bribing Gordon Fox, former Rhode Island Speaker of the House for the General Assembly.


Shark Bar and Grille retains operating licenses for now

April 2, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A Superior Court decision Monday granted Shark Bar and Grille temporary receivership status, which allows the Thayer Street business to keep its liquor license for now.

“Obviously we have something good, and someone is going to come along who is the right fit for it,” said Don Fecher, owner of Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ. Interest from buyers has exceeded expectations, he added.


Owner puts Mama Kim’s on the market

March 20, 2015 2 comments

Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ — a longtime staple of the College Hill food scene — is now for sale.

Arts & Culture

Photographer captures intersections of violence, grace in women’s rugby

March 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

For Alejandra Carles-Tolra, photography transforms the world into a theater.


R.I. reports fewer homeless for second consecutive year

February 27, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Though Rhode Island’s homeless population decreased nearly 10 percent in the last year, efforts are still ongoing to aid the 4,000 homeless in the state.

As mountains of snow pile onto streets, many cities in Rhode Island are seeing their snow removal budgets melt away.


Snow woes challenge Ocean State

February 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After more than 40 inches of snow this month, municipalities are struggling to deal with quickly evaporating winter budgets and limited space to store snow.