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Emma Jerzyk

Editor-in-Chief and President

Emma currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Herald and President of its parent company, The Brown Daily Herald, Inc. Prior to that she worked as a metro editor, a senior staff writer for the metro section, head graphics editor and a member of the poll committee. She is a junior from Hinsdale, IL studying computer science and Middle Eastern studies. When she's not in the office (which is not very often), Emma can be found working on data visualizations and making cold-brew coffee. Follow her on Twitter @ejerzyk.

Articles by Emma Jerzyk (63)

Last semester, students of color gathered in the Leung Gallery to compile a list of demands to improve the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan draft.

University News

Students of color release diversity demands

December 4, 2015 43 comments

Students of color gathered outside President Christina Paxson’s P’19 office Thursday to serve as “diversity consultants” for the University.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Nov. 30, 2015

November 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Dancing traffic cop at intersection of controversy; Putting out fires in the fire department; Minority-owned businesses

Firefighters contain morning fire on roof of Textron Tower


Firefighters contain morning fire on roof of Textron Tower

November 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A fire broke out on the roof of the Textron Tower at 40 Westminster St. Sunday morning in a heating or air conditioning unit.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Nov. 19, 2015

November 19, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Only one in three students met state standards in English, while only one in four did so in math, according to standardized test results released Tuesday.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Oct. 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Acelia Terrero, owner of Ada’s Creations on Broad Street, told the Providence Board of Licenses that she paid $29,000 in bribes, Turn to 10 reported.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Oct. 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Mayor Elorza has partnered with Rhode Island Housing to start a $3 million fund offering small loans to those renovating abandoned homes in Providence.

Members of Native Americans at Brown circulated a petition requesting that Fall Weekend be renamed “Indigenous People’s Day,” emphasizing that the weekend should celebrate Native people’s culture and history.

University News

Native students demand University support

October 13, 2015 18 comments

“Terrorizing Indians into submission became as American as apple pie.”


RIDOH director seeks smarter spending

October 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Nicole Alexander-Scott MPH’11, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, stressed the need for health equity in Rhode Island in a speech at Brown.

Providence in six maps

Features, Graphics, Metro

Providence in six maps

October 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Population demographics vary drastically across the city’s 25 neighborhoods.

Elorza signs student housing limits into law

Graphics, Metro

Elorza signs student housing limits into law

September 22, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an ordinance into law Sept. 18 that limits the number of students allowed to live in single-family homes in R-1 and R-1A zones.

Multimedia by Emma Jerzyk (67)