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: February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 0 comments

Rep. Joe Almeida, D-Providence, the House deputy majority whip for the General Assembly, was arrested Feb. 10 for misappropriating campaign contributions.

Gender pay gap observed in Gov. Raimondo’s office


Gender pay gap observed in Gov. Raimondo’s office

February 10, 2015 3 comments

Taking a closer look at the salaries of Raimondo’s staffers to investigate the 14 percent gender wage gap and its relationship to possible discrimination.

David Sherry, chief information security officer for Computing and Information Services, answers questions after the film screening.

Science & Research

Big data documentary kicks off National Data Privacy Month

February 5, 2015 1 comment

The film profiles several uses of big data, including a smartphone app that relies on accelerometer data when users are in cars to sense potholes

Metro, University News

Despite snow, U. does not cancel operations

February 2, 2015 3 comments

The University will engage in regular operations for the entire day Monday, despite a city parking ban declared by Mayor Jorge Elorza effective at 2 a.m.

Leaders ranging from President Christina Paxson P'19 to Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the South Street Landing Project, a public-private collaboration, which will create a new shared nursing education facility for URI and RIC, as well as administrative space and graduate housing for the University.


Federal, state officials break ground on Dynamo project

December 15, 2014 0 comments

Federal, state and municipal officials gathered with private sector leaders in a ceremony to kick off renovations to the South Street Power Station Monday.


R.I. Medicaid limits supply of Hepatitis C drug due to cost

December 4, 2014 0 comments

Rhode Island’s Medicaid program decided in September to ration the delivery of Sovaldi, a prescription drug approved to cure chronic Hepatitis C.

Students lie in front of Sayles Hall in solidarity with victims of police brutality, including Michael Brown, the black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. Multiple black student groups helped organize events Monday in response to the national outcry.

University News

Students protest Ferguson grand jury decision

December 2, 2014 0 comments

“It’s certainly very moving,” said Evan Reese ’16, who passed the protest on his way to the Blue Room.

University News

Unsealed documents shed light on assault case

November 24, 2014 32 comments

Documents unsealed last week reveal new details about a case between a PC student and the two Brown undergrads that she alleges sexually assaulted her.


State insurance exchange reopens for enrollment

November 20, 2014 1 comment

HealthSource RI, the state health insurance exchange, opened its second enrollment period Nov. 15 to allow individuals and families to renew their coverage.

Though Democrats lost six seats Nov. 4 in the R.I. House of Representatives,  they still hold a strong majority in both chambers of the General Assembly.


Many Assembly leaders to retain positions

November 13, 2014 0 comments

While statewide elections Nov. 4 yielded new leaders in multiple top offices, party leadership seems to remain stagnant in the General Assembly.

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