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)

“Having grass and having conversations can really spark street life and activity,” said Martina Haggerty, a principal planner with the city’s long-range planning department.


Park(ing) Day shows value of green space

September 22, 2014 0 comments

It was not cars, trucks and motorcycles but baby goats, peace flags and beanbags filling parking spots around Providence Friday.

If she wins Rhode Island’s gubernatorial election, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo will be the first woman to hold the office and the state’s first Democratic governor in over 20 years.


Next gov. likely to crack glass ceiling

September 18, 2014 6 comments

For the first time in state history, the next governor of Rhode Island will most likely not be a white man.

“Sometimes it’s the genius of just putting together these pieces,” said U.S. Rep. David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., of the four nonprofit and private Rhode Island organizations that form the Rhode Island Alliance for Healthy Homes.


R.I. organizations align to offer safe, efficient housing

September 15, 2014 0 comments

Due to limited funding to help people access more environmentally safe homes, housing organizations in Rhode Island have to turn away clients or defer them.

The Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions will overhaul its polling methods with the aim of being ready by November.


Taubman Center to revise polling methods

September 11, 2014 0 comments

The Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions plans to change its polling methodology in time for the November general election.


R.I. agrees to reform policies for disabled

April 24, 2014 1 comment

The U.S. Department of Justice and Rhode Island have reached an agreement on reforming pay practices in workforce training programs.


Grant requests for housing, city services move online

April 17, 2014 0 comments

The Providence Division of Community Development held a public hearing yesterday to review its grant application process.

The Korean barbecued squid and pork belly at Denden Cafe Asiana provides a combination of spicy and refreshing flavors. The cafe is located at the corner of Benefit and Meeting streets.

Arts & Culture

Asian cafe spices up College Hill

April 16, 2014 0 comments

The most important part of the restaurant — the menu — is large and diverse, offering delicacies from both Japanese and Korean cuisines.

Lauryn Hill’s powerful vocals and impressive stage presence delighted the audience at Saturday’s concert. She performed popular songs from her solo career as well as renditions of hits from her time with the Fugees.

Arts & Culture

Lauryn Hill, Chance the Rapper energize Spring Weekend

April 14, 2014 0 comments

The nearly perfect weather was just one factor contributing to this year’s primarily successful Spring Weekend.

Adrift in the Ocean State

Metro, Web Features

Adrift in the Ocean State

April 8, 2014 0 comments

For Rhode Island’s homeless population, service providers offer some answers — and some obstacles.

Sahil Luthra ’14 emceed the TEDxBrownU conference, which featured seven undergraduate speakers selected from more than 30 applicants.

University News

TEDxBrownU showcases passions, individuality

April 7, 2014 0 comments

Students filled Salomon 001 to hear seven undergraduates give their “ideas worth spreading” at the TEDxBrownU conference Saturday.

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