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Editorials are written by The Herald’s editorial page board: its editor and assistant editor, Krista Stapleford ’21 and Johnny Ren ‘23, and members Amanda Brynn ’21, Lola Olabode ’21, Vicky Phan ’21 and Dylan Tian ’21.

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Editorial: Accessibility in a post-pandemic world

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Accessibility in a post-pandemic world

April 6, 2021 0 comments

As vaccines become much more widespread, we’re all ready to leave the horrors of the pandemic behind us. But there have been some silver linings. Looking forward as an institution, we ought to preserve the culture of understanding and accommodation that we were forced to develop in the face of the pandemic.

Editorial: UCS, an unnecessarily complicated system

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: UCS, an unnecessarily complicated system

March 18, 2021 0 comments

It’s that time of year again: The weather’s improving, student government campaigns have begun and the student body, as usual, appears indifferent. This is not a new phenomenon.

Editorial: Brown, be kind

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Brown, be kind

March 5, 2021 1 comment

As we approach COVID-19’s anniversary on College Hill, the University is better equipped than ever before to handle a pandemic. From the automated COVID-19 test reminders to the plexiglass dividers in the dining halls, Brown has created its own “new normal” to keep members of the campus community safe. 

Editorial: If Brown cares, where are the CARES Act funds?

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: If Brown cares, where are the CARES Act funds?

February 19, 2021 0 comments

Brown undergraduates have long opined on the costs associated with attending this institution, rightfully raising concerns over where tuition dollars go, how University funds are leveraged and the experience students receive in return. Perhaps never before in Brown’s recent history have such concerns been so cogent.

Editorial: A Letter to the Class of 2024 in the Time of COVID-19

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: A Letter to the Class of 2024 in the Time of COVID-19

November 19, 2020 0 comments

To incoming first-years:  As you prepare to join our campus ranks in a semester like no other, we write to share words of wisdom (we hope) that may help guide you through the months ahead.

Editorial: Voices Still Unheard

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Voices Still Unheard

November 2, 2020 0 comments

In late June, Voices of Brown launched among a wave of similar accounts sharing anonymous submissions from sexual assault survivors. The purpose of the account is to serve as “a safe and dependable space for survivors within the Brown community to be heard and validated.”

Editorial: It’s time for better COVID-19 guidelines

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: It’s time for better COVID-19 guidelines

October 8, 2020 2 comments

As students have adjusted to a new normal of mask-wearing and social distancing on College Hill, the University has done well keeping student COVID-19 cases in check, boasting a remarkably low positivity rate.

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.