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Victoria Yin is a Junior from Des Moines, Iowa. She currently serves as the Co-Head Photo Editor. She enjoys photography and skateboarding in her free time.

Articles by Victoria Yin (21)

The raid and arrests came after the Cranston Police Department’s Special Victims Unit conducted a months-long investigation, which is still ongoing.

Metro, News

Eleven Cranston ‘massage workers’ arrested during police raid

July 1, 2021 4 comments

Cranston police arrested 11 people and shut down six “suspected illegal massage parlors” in a coordinated raid June 17, according to a Cranston Police Department news release.

City announces Crook Point Bridge design winner

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City announces Crook Point Bridge design winner

June 10, 2021 1 comment

On Providence’s East Side, a rusty drawbridge juts out of the Seekonk River and points to the sky. It is visible for miles and well-known among nearby residents. The Crook Point Bascule Bridge, built in 1908, formerly connected Fox Point to East Providence by railroad and was abandoned 45 years ago.

DishUp RI helped launch 13 new products from local Rhode Island eateries, including Kabob and Curry and La Arepa. 33 entrepreneurs total are in the program, and Dave’s Fresh Marketplace purchased $50,000 worth of products.

Metro, News

DishUp RI launches 13 products from local restaurant entrepreneurs

May 23, 2021 0 comments

On May 21, some restaurateurs ventured into retail by releasing locally made products — like a spice mix with flavors from Kabob and Curry or Elena’s Sweet Corn Cakes from La Arepa — for sale on the shelves of Dave’s Fresh Marketplace.

Assistant Professor of American Studies Elena Shih moderated the Thursday conversation.

News, University News

Brown Lecture Board speaker Ali Wong talks failure, rise to comedy

May 16, 2021 0 comments

Stand-up comedian, writer, actress and this spring’s Brown Lecture Board speaker Ali Wong was first asked, in her May 13 virtual lecture, about her Zoom life and if she was wearing pants. In response, she flashed her high-waisted slacks to the camera.

Restaurant Map

Arts & Culture

Restaurant Map

April 8, 2021 0 comments

The Herald made this map to provide University students with a resource for eating around College Hill. This list is non-exhaustive and intended to be built upon; if you have suggestions or corrections, please reach out to herald@browndailyherald.com. The map was made at no cost to the establishments listed on […]

‘My mind never gets a chance to fully rest’: Students describe burnout from accelerated semester, lack of spring break

News, University News

‘My mind never gets a chance to fully rest’: Students describe burnout from accelerated semester, lack of spring break

April 4, 2021 0 comments

For the past month, Olivia hasn’t gotten enough sleep. She generally aims for eight hours a night, but in the last few weeks, she has averaged only six hours due to her increased workload.

R.I. to open vaccine eligibility to adults 16+ April 19, but supply is still limited

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R.I. to open vaccine eligibility to adults 16+ April 19, but supply is still limited

March 25, 2021 0 comments

Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee announced March 18 that residents age 16 and older will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination April 19. 

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

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Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

March 23, 2021 2 comments

The victims of the tragedy were Soon Park, Hyun Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Yue, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Yaun and Paul Andre Michels. 

Kenneth Loft, owner of Wickenden Pub, said the change in restrictions won’t have a significant impact on his bar’s operations because of its small size.

Metro, News

R.I. Gov. McKee loosens COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, encourages following guidelines

March 18, 2021 0 comments

Just ten days into his term, Gov. Dan McKee announced an “incremental advancement” plan to lift COVID-19 restrictions on businesses at a March 12 press briefing. The governor emphasized the importance of discipline and adherence to public health guidelines in safely opening the economy.

Rhode Islanders approve $400 million in state spending in special election

Metro, News

Rhode Islanders approve $400 million in state spending in special election

March 10, 2021 2 comments

Rhode Islanders approved all seven referenda questions on the ballot in a statewide special election March 2, authorizing the state to borrow a total of $400 million to invest in different projects. Borrowed funds approved in the election will go to projects ranging from transportation to affordable housing.

Multimedia by Victoria Yin (64)

A police car parked in front of a building
A man standing against the backdrop of Providence buildings