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Editorials are written by The Herald’s editorial page board: its editor, Krista Stapleford ’21, and its members, Amanda Brynn '21, Riley Pestorius ’21, Vicky Phan '21 and Dylan Tian '21.

Articles by Editorial Page Board (342)

Brown, update the Open Curriculum; DIAP shouldn’t be optional

Editorials, Opinions

Brown, update the Open Curriculum; DIAP shouldn’t be optional

July 31, 2020 0 comments

On June 15, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced a series of measures to address racial injustice through the University’s institutional power and resources.

Editorial: Reflecting on Brown’s financial responsibilities to students, employees and Providence

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Reflecting on Brown’s financial responsibilities to students, employees and Providence

April 13, 2020 0 comments

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the University has closed down for an indefinite period of time and sent most of its students home.

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

COVID-19 Updates, Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

April 5, 2020 0 comments

On Monday, March 30, the undergraduate community received an email from Dean of the College Rashid Zia ‘01 outlining the University’s updated grading policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s sweeping academic consequences this semester.

Editorial: Brown must address students’ long-term COVID-19 concerns

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Brown must address students’ long-term COVID-19 concerns

March 11, 2020 1 comment

In response to the spread of COVID-19 and the ever-heightening accompanying international concern, the University has announced and implemented a number of public health measures.

Editorial: When the editorial page board speaks, what does it mean?

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: When the editorial page board speaks, what does it mean?

February 11, 2020 0 comments

As the editorial page board, we know that The Brown Daily Herald gives us a platform that can allow our voice to resonate within the University community. And we are incredibly grateful for the chance to contribute to community conversation.

Editorial: University must improve actual, perceived sense of student safety

Editorials

Editorial: University must improve actual, perceived sense of student safety

November 24, 2019 0 comments

Recently as part of The Herald’s Fall 2019 poll, students were asked how safe they feel both on and off campus after dark.

Editorial: How RailRoad gets it wrong, and how RailRoad gets it right

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: How RailRoad gets it wrong, and how RailRoad gets it right

November 22, 2019 0 comments

RailRoad, a student activist organization at Brown which seeks “a world where the Prison Industrial Complex has been destroyed,” presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students last month and hosted a public teach-in this month, highlighting its proposal that the University adopt a “fair chance hiring” policy.

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University must improve strategies for fighting food insecurity

November 5, 2019 0 comments

In June, the University announced a revision to the undergraduate student meal plan in an ongoing effort to lessen food insecurity on campus.

Editorial: Undergraduate Council of Students should convert student feedback into tangible change

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Undergraduate Council of Students should convert student feedback into tangible change

November 1, 2019 0 comments

Last Friday, the Editorial Page Board wrote about student engagement with the Undergraduate council of Students after The Herald released its undergraduate student poll results, which reported that just over half of undergrad students held no opinion of the council.

Editorial: Students should do more to engage with UCS

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Students should do more to engage with UCS

October 25, 2019 0 comments

Every semester, The Herald polls the undergraduate student body to gauge student opinion on various community topics. One question that has remained consistent across each semester’s poll is, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Undergraduate Council of Students is handling its job?”