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Elise Ryan

Senior Editor

Elise is a Senior Editor on The Herald's 130th Editorial Board and previously served as an Arts & Culture editor. Elise is a senior from Mill Valley, California concentrating in English, Creative Nonfiction writing. She can usually be found at one of her favorite Providence coffee shops enjoying a vanilla latte.

Articles by Elise Ryan (51)

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

Arts & Culture

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

December 6, 2019 1 comment

To get a ride downtown, you call the taxi dispatcher. To find a date, you sit at a bar. To share the details of your weekend, you call a friend. In 2007, this was life on a college campus.

Students waited in line outside of Salomon Hall for hours to hear comedian Minhaj speak about personal, political and social topics.

News, University News

Students brave cold for Hasan Minhaj

November 25, 2019 0 comments

When Hasan Minhaj was growing up in Davis, California, he never dreamed that he would become the host of a Netflix show beloved for educating viewers on politically and socially relevant topics through comedy.

Arts and Culture Roundup, Nov. 3

Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture Roundup, Nov. 3

November 3, 2019 0 comments

This Tuesday, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum will lead “Museum as Object,” a workshop focused on teaching with objects.

On Thursday, designer Stuart Weitzman detailed the moments that defined and reshaped his decades-long career in the fashion industry.

Arts & Culture

Stuart Weitzman’s shoes evolve from staples to icons

November 1, 2019 0 comments

Stuart Weitzman, the creative and entrepreneurial mind behind many famed shoe silhouettes, stepped onto the Martinos Auditorium stage in silver shoes last night to discuss his career’s trajectory.

Arts and Culture Roundup, Oct. 10

Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture Roundup, Oct. 10

October 10, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Last night, Akua Naru, hip-hop artist and Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America artist-in-residence, invited students to participate in a lyrics workshop, where she spoke about her own writing process and helped them brainstorm techniques for songwriting.

Novelist Colson Whitehead addressed a packed audience at the First Unitarian Church at an event hosted by the Athenaeum. Whitehead discussed his most recent novel, “The Nickel Boys,” as well as his career path.

Arts & Culture

Colson Whitehead shares artistic journey

September 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Colson Whitehead, author of nine novels including the #1 New York Times best-seller “The Underground Railroad” and his latest 2019 release “The Nickel Boys,” took to the pulpit of the First Unitarian Church Friday night to read, laugh and discuss the qualms and joys of a writer’s life with a packed audience.

A.G. Sulzberger ’03 became publisher of the Times on Jan. 1, 2018. He is the sixth person in his family to hold the position.

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Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

September 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models.

Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

Arts & Culture

Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

September 23, 2019 Comments are Disabled

At the 71st Annual Emmy Awards, actors from acclaimed television shows shed their costumes to join writers, directors and other creatives — among them Brown alums — at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Marin Hinkle ’88 plays the role of Rose Weissman, the mother of Miriam “Midge” Maisel who is played by Rachel Brosnahan.

Arts & Culture

Marin Hinkle ’88 finds courage in season two of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

September 20, 2019 Comments are Disabled

“I’m going to Paris.” Rose Weissman, mother of housewife turned stand-up comedian Miriam “Midge” Maisel, declares her intention to move to the City of Light in the first episode of the second season of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” 

How is Brown investing in sustainability?

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How is Brown investing in sustainability?

May 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

This month, campus discussion surrounding ethical investment took center stage following a motion to replace the University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies, the University body that considers “moral responsibility in … investment policies,” The Herald previously reported.

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