Lauren Aratani

Former Editor-in-Chief and President

Lauren Aratani the former editor-in-chief and president The Herald. She is a senior concentrating in English. In her free time, Lauren enjoys reading books, watching videos of cute animals, and eating at new restaurants. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Lauren loves bundling up in sweaters and can rock the world's ugliest snow boots (See: Moon Boots).

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University News

Brown to allow students to join two new military programs

November 20, 2015 8 comments

The University has formed two new partnerships that will allow students to participate in the Naval and Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

The $50 million gift donated by Chancellor Thomas Tisch ‘72, Alice Tisch and Thomas J. and Olive C. Watson Jr. Foundation will be used to fund the construction of a new building, hire more faculty members and support ongoing programs at the Watson Institute. The gift is part of the fundraising efforts of the University’s $3 billion BrownTogether campaign.

University News

Watson Institute receives $50 million gift

November 3, 2015 2 comments

The joint gift, which is part of the BrownTogether comprehensive campaign’s $3 billion early fundraising efforts, was awarded by three donors.

Students and faculty members agree that the lack of diversity in theater is a prevalent problem but that those involved are taking steps to ensure greater inclusion of people of color in productions.

Arts & Culture, University News

Students, faculty push diversity to center stage

November 2, 2015 3 comments

While many sources said diversity in theater at Brown fares well compared to that of the industry, it does not reflect the diversity of the student body.

University News

BUCC supports Indigenous People’s Day, Hilton workers

October 28, 2015 4 comments

Changing the name of Fall Weekend to Indigenous Peoples’ Day is the “bare minimum that the University can do to support Native students.”

Facilitators discussed prejudice against women, particularly those who are black, Latina or transgender at Friday’s workshop.

University News

MPC workshop challenges systemic sexism

October 19, 2015 2 comments

Black women are incarcerated at a rate three times higher than white women, and 21 percent of transgender women have been incarcerated in their lifetimes.

St. Laurent, a PhD candidate in molecular biology, graduated from Yale in 1982 and worked across the globe before passing away last month.

University News

St. Laurent GS remembered for life of curiosity

October 14, 2015 0 comments

“He was basically a force of nature. He didn’t care what anyone else said in terms of getting what he wanted to get.”

Faculty yield rate rises to 78 percent

Graphics, University News

Faculty yield rate rises to 78 percent

October 5, 2015 0 comments

There are 44 new faculty members this year: nine in the social sciences, 12 in the humanities, seven in the life sciences and 16 in the physical sciences.

“Until we can actually agree to the fact that black lives matter, we can never get to the point where all lives matter,” said David Dennis, director of the Southern Initiative Algebra Project, at Monday’s panel.

University News

Alums of historically black colleges unpack Black Lives Matter movement

September 22, 2015 5 comments

The panel featured four men, including Walker, who attended historically black colleges and universities.

Aiming to find a middle ground between Department of Public Safety officers and Residential Peer Counselors, the University has hired grad students to patrol residence halls in order to reduce weekend noise and drinking.

University News

Grad students begin ResLife enforcement

September 17, 2015 2 comments

Graduate students have been hired to patrol first-year residence halls and program houses to reduce disturbances and increase alcohol safety on weekends.

University News

Summer B-Lab nurtures student business ventures

September 11, 2015 2 comments

Mobile-app developers, fashion designers, engineers and Ph.D. candidates alike came together to participate in the University’s inaugural Summer B-Lab.

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