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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.

Articles by Editorial Page Board (345)

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 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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.