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)


Spotlight on the Statehouse: Sept. 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 0 comments

Protesters with FANGs. Nabsys no longer. PawSox proposal peters out.

Though some community members and business owners were upset by the Devin Costa’s graffiti, others, such as Micah Salkind GS, believe that Costa’s work contributes to a dialogue on public art in Providence.


After fines, ‘lonely’ tagger sparks debate about public art

September 16, 2015 1 comment

A fundraiser has raised over $2,700 to help Devin Costa pay $12,390 in restitution for leaving graffiti around Providence over a period of several months.

Ordinances could restrict off-campus housing

Graphics, Metro

Ordinances could restrict off-campus housing

September 16, 2015 21 comments

No more than three students will be allowed to live in a single-family home in certain areas of the city if the City Council passes new zoning ordinances.


A Brown Bites Guide: The Shark Bar and Grille Bribery

June 15, 2015 0 comments

The following is a summary of Gordon Fox’s arrest and sentencing, as well as what this means for the fate of Shark Bar and Grille.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 0 comments

Pawtucket Red Sox owners unveiled their proposal for a new Providence stadium April 16.

University News

Sohn remembered for physics passion, supportive character

April 6, 2015 0 comments

A few weeks before he died, Hyoun Ju Sohn GS emailed the students in his physics lab and told them not to be too hard on themselves.

Providence Police officers taped off the area between the Sciences Library and the Center for Information Technology after Hyoun Ju Sohn GS fell.

University News

Grad student dies after fall from SciLi

April 1, 2015 18 comments

Hyoun Ju Sohn GS died Tuesday morning after falling through a 12th floor window of the Sciences Library.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 0 comments

Stalling Shark A Providence Board of Licenses hearing regarding the liquor license issued to Shark Bar and Grille in exchange for bribes of $52,500 in 2008 was halted yesterday by Associate Justice Michael Silverstein, a Rhode Island Superior Court judge, the Providence Journal reported. Silverstein granted Shark owners Raymond Hugh […]

Undergrads disapprove of University disciplinary process outcomes

University News

Undergrads disapprove of University disciplinary process outcomes

March 30, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2015 Student Polls

An undergraduate poll found that more than two-thirds of students disapprove of the decision to cancel a hearing for a student accused of spiking a drink.


Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo included $46 million in “placeholder” cuts to the state’s Medicaid program in her proposed budget, released March 12.

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