Emma Jerzyk

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)

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Democratic incumbents retain seats

November 5, 2014 0 comments

Incumbents in the three seats in Rhode Island’s congressional delegation that were up for election Tuesday all handily won reelection.

University News

African Students Association holds walk to honor Ebola victims

October 27, 2014 0 comments

The African Students Association staged a walk through campus Sunday in honor of those who have died from the Ebola virus.

Christine Ferguson, director of HealthSource R.I., speaks about the functioning of Rhode Island’s health exchange  as part of a Taubman Center panel discussion. Christine Hunsinger MPA’08, CEO of BGP Strategies, also spoke.


HealthSource R.I. director emphasizes clarity in vision of health exchange

October 23, 2014 1 comment

Rhode Island’s health insurance exchange, HealthSource R.I., has outperformed most other states’ systems in the year since it opened to the marketplace.

Jane Hayward, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Health Center Association speaks about the importance of community health centers in Rhode Island in a lecture Monday.


Community health center expansion brings savings, challenges

October 21, 2014 0 comments

The Alpert Medical School hosted a lecture Monday on Rhode Island’s community health centers.


Reports examine profiling among R.I. police departments

October 16, 2014 0 comments

Report on race and traffic stops found that “in 24 Rhode Island communities, minorities were more likely to be pulled over than whites for a traffic stop.”

Haley Scott ’15.5 joined Seth Moulton’s congressional campaign as a field organizer and became deputy finance director this fall.


House campaign draws student to political front lines

October 9, 2014 3 comments

Haley Scott ’15.5 took this semester off to work full-time for Moulton’s congressional campaign, an operation with multiple ties to the Brown community.

Julian’s Restaurant is one of many restaurants on the west side of Providence, where critics have called recent changes gentrification.


Development aims to revitalize West End

October 2, 2014 1 comment

Providence’s West End neighborhood has been home to some of the worst crime rates in the city, but recent development is changing the area’s character.


Overdose rate inspires antidote distribution

September 24, 2014 1 comment

Hospitals have begun to distribute naloxone — an opioid-overdose antidote — in kits provided to discharged patients admitted for overdoses

University News

Queer Alliance cancels Sex Power God party

September 23, 2014 13 comments

The Queer Alliance decided to cancel the annual Sex Power God party it usually holds during the fall semester, the group announced Monday.

The peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies were one of North Bakery’s strengths, with a hint of both salty and sweet.

Arts & Culture

Alternative bakery promises innovative flavors

September 23, 2014 0 comments

With a quirky decor and avant-garde menu, North Bakery may seem a bit out of place. But its inventive flavor combinations prove refreshing, not disruptive.

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