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Colleen Cronin

Editor-in-Chief

Colleen serves as a the Editor-in-Chief and President of the Brown Daily Herald. She is a senior from Cape Cod concentrating in English, on the non-fiction track. If she isn't at The Herald, you might find Colleen studying at the Rock or drinking Dunks ice coffee.

Articles by Colleen Cronin (41)

Cranston mayor Allan Fung at the Bristol, Rhode Island, July 4 parade, 2016.

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Fung boasts Cranston’s economic prosperity

October 1, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At the Friday opening of a new Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Cranston’s shopping hub, Garden City Center, dozens of customers and community leaders sipped on “Bahama Mama” smoothies as a gubernatorial hopeful prepared to cut ribbon.

Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

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Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

September 26, 2018 1 comment

Legislation protects right even if DACA program ends, activists push to include all undocumented people.

University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

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University study finds further reductions possible in household lead levels

September 11, 2018 1 comment

A new study by University researchers confirmed that it is possible for household lead levels to be reduced more substantially than the Environmental Protection Agency currently mandates.

Lieutenant governor hopeful Aaron Regunberg ’12 supports single-payer health care and codifying abortion rights into Rhode Island law. During his time at Brown, he founded the Providence Student Union.

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Primary for lieutenant governor highlights health care, campaign finances

September 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Though Rhode Island has a history of skepticism when it comes to the utility of a lieutenant governor, candidates vying for the office in Wednesday’s primary say they can do a lot to help Rhode Island.

Rhode Island targets election security

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Rhode Island targets election security

September 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island has received $3 million of the $380 million doled out by the federal government in April 2018 to improve election security.

Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

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Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

April 25, 2018 4 comments

As a toddler, Childhood Lead Action Project employee Antoinette Dow’s six-year-old son, who has been diagnosed with autism, began chewing on window sills, walls and other non-food material around the house.

Esther Adler spoke at Brown-RISD Hillel Sunday to commemorate Yom Hashoa, or Holocaust Memorial Day. Adler escaped Nazi Germany at the age of 15.

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Holocaust survivor discusses life story in Nazi Germany

April 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At 94 years old, Esther Adler stepped out from behind a podium that was almost as tall as she was to speak at Brown-RISD Hillel Sunday night. The first thing she said to an almost entirely filled room was that she doesn’t really like to refer to herself as a survivor of the Holocaust.

Martin Weinstock, professor of dermatology, explained that research shows that indoor tanning bed use is directly linked to increased cases of skin cancer. A new bill aims to decrease the number of skin cancer cases.

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Ban the tan: new bill proposes prohibiting tanning beds for minors

April 18, 2018 1 comment

As the weather heats up, some R.I. residents are turning to tanning beds to prepare for the new season.

Derek Penslar, visiting professor of history from Harvard spoke on the  founding of the Israeli state at the Watson Institute.

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Derek Penslar explains dependency of Israeli state

April 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Derek Penslar, visiting professor of history from Harvard, spoke about the dichotomy of Israeli independence and dependency at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Wednesday.

C.J. Chivers explores limits of journalism

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C.J. Chivers explores limits of journalism

April 3, 2018 1 comment

C.J. Chivers has been on the front lines, both as a writer and a soldier.

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