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).

Articles by Lauren Aratani (48)

High school students from across the country converged on College Hill for Summer@Brown, in which they took Brown courses in a variety of disciplines. While many students are compelled to enroll in Summer@Brown by their interest in applying to Brown in the future, attending the program does not increase a student’s chances of getting admitted.

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Summer program for high schoolers brings in $6 million in revenue

September 9, 2015 2 comments

Revenue from the program has tripled since 2007, when it stood at $2 million, and jumping from $2.9 million in 2010 to $4 million in 2011.

Prospective students play flag football on the Main Green on Wednesday, the second day of A Day on College Hill.

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ADOCH gives prospective students a taste of campus

April 23, 2015 4 comments

Excited chatter filled a large, white tent on the Main Green as hundreds of admitted applicants awaited the official start to this year’s ADOCH.

Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos will end his eight-year residency as professor-at-large at the Watson Institute for International Studies at the end of this academic year.

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Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos shares experiences, advice

April 21, 2015 1 comment

Ricardo Lagos spoke with The Herald about his time at the Watson Institute, his experiences as president and future changes he hopes to see in government.

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Two profs earn Guggenheim Fellowships

April 16, 2015 0 comments

Two Brown faculty members were granted Guggenheim Fellowships last week to pursue scholarship and artistic projects.

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Independent concentrations reflect students’ interdisciplinary interests

April 6, 2015 1 comment

As sophomores rush to declare their concentrations Monday, some may take the opportunity to design their own independent concentrations.

Panelists included Director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Khali Muhammad, Rutgers University Professor of Political Science Lisa Miller, Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity Tricia Rose and Professor of Economics Glenn Loury.

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Panelists debate social justice implications of Michael Brown shooting

March 20, 2015 3 comments

“Mike Brown is no Rosa Parks, and he ain’t Emmett Till either,” said Glenn Loury, professor of economics, at a discussion Thursday night.

Minority Peer Counselors Genesis Medina ’17, Regine Rosas ’17 and Ryan Lee ’17 facilitated the “There’s No Place Like Home” MPC workshop.

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MPC workshop explores historical, modern issues of immigration

March 13, 2015 4 comments

The presentation was divided into three parts: “Constructing Citizenship,” “Exclusion and Assimilation” and “Contemporary Issues.”

Science & Research

Paper investigates prevalence of polio among Muslims in India

March 12, 2015 0 comments

Though Muslims made up only 16 percent of India’s population in 2006, they accounted for 70 percent of those infected with polio.

David Boies and Ted Olson spoke about how they joined forces as the two-lawyer team that helped overturn Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage in California.

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Lawyers Olson, Boies talk path to same-sex marriage laws

March 6, 2015 2 comments

Same-sex marriage is the “defining civil rights issue of the century,” said David Boies, one of the two lawyers who helped overturn Proposition 8.

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Neuroscience, chemistry professors awarded Fulbright Awards

March 6, 2015 0 comments

Jerome Sanes, professor of neuroscience, and Paul Williard, professor of chemistry, have won Fulbright Scholar Awards to conduct research in France.

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