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Krista Stapleford

Editorial Page Board Editor, Opinions Editor

Krista is the editor of the Editorial Page Board and an Opinions Editor. She is a pre-law junior studying economics and public policy. When she's not at the Herald, she can be found drinking obscene amounts of coffee, gracing people with her self-deprecating humor, and making annoying references to her undeniably superior hometown of Anchorage, Alaska.

Articles by Krista Stapleford (3)

Senior Column | Krista Stapleford ’21: On painful beginnings and surprising self-acceptance

Columns, Opinions

Senior Column | Krista Stapleford ’21: On painful beginnings and surprising self-acceptance

April 28, 2021 1 comment
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

When I first arrived on Brown’s campus the day of first-year move-in, I wasn’t all that different from any of my peers chaotically flooding the University gates.

Columns, Opinions

Stapleford ’21: Make spring break dining more accessible

April 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

When the University established need-blind admissions policies and then announced the elimination of loans from undergraduate financial aid packages, it made a profound statement to the world that a student’s ability to pay should never keep them from obtaining a first-rate education.

Op-eds, Opinions

Stapleford ’21: Against the disability identity center

March 20, 2018 8 comments

On March 12, 1990, over 60 physically disabled individuals threw themselves out of their wheelchairs, abandoned their crutches and left their walkers behind to protest the delay of the long-awaited passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.