Emma currently serves as a university news editor and poll coordinator at The Herald. In previous semesters, she was a senior staff writer covering the faculty, staff and campus planning beats. Emma is a public policy and economics concentrator from McLean, Virginia who enjoys podcasts, running, cinnamon gum, and coffee.

Articles by Emma Harris (50)

University News

Prosecutors sue company owned by Corp. fellow

February 25, 2014 2 comments

United States Investigation Services is amidst a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit for “taking shortcuts” on at least 40 percent of its cases.

Science & Research

Researchers urge increased environmental science education

February 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

People have focused on improving STEM education for years because of the link between a country’s ability to educate scientists and its economic well-being.

University News

Prof. vies for Congressional seat

February 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Mark Alliegro, professor of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry, announced his candidacy for Massachusetts’ 9th congressional district.

University News

Med school student sets sights on Congress

February 10, 2014 1 comment

Stan Tran MD’15 intends to run for congressional office in Rhode Island’s first district.


Bill seeks to ban plastic bag dispersal statewide

February 4, 2014 1 comment

Legislation faces skepticism from businesses that say ban would add costs for consumers

Science & Research

Study finds high sexting rates for ‘at-risk’ teens

January 29, 2014 3 comments

Sexting — sending sexually explicit messages or pictures — has been proven “not uncommon” for at-risk early adolescents in a study published Jan. 6.

BCA members said reaching out to their middle agent as soon as Kendrick Lamar’s album first leaked helped them book the artist. Herald file photo.

University News

At forum, BCA outlines Spring Weekend act selection

October 9, 2013 2 comments

BCA will have a larger budget than in years past for the U.’s 250th anniversary.

Brown’s library has been waiting for a subscription deal for two years and is one of the first — with Emory University — to use the service.

University News

Academic Pass opens NY Times access to community

September 23, 2013 1 comment

U. will experiment with the service for a year and analyze student use based on data from the Times.

After the glass door to the Blue Room shattered Sunday night, maintenance staff members arrived to clean up and assess the damage. Herald file photo.

University News

Lacking door, Blue Room remains open

September 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled

In the aftermath of the door shattering, the Blue Room’s service is uninterrupted.

After the crash, many students ran to the scene, and some onlookers attempted to take pieces of the glass, said Lena Barsky ’14.

University News

Blue Room patron shatters door

September 16, 2013 1 comment

The glass broke when a student tried to push open the sliding door after the eatery closed.

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