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Editors' Note: A snapshot of The Herald’s 2018

In 2018, Thayer Street evolved, the 128th editorial board printed their first issue of The Herald and Datamatch circulated through campus. The location of the proposed Performing Arts Center changed, students gathered in solidarity with Parkland victims and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came ...


Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

In a Nov. 16 press release, the U.S. Department of Education proposed significant modifications to its existing Title IX regulations, the set of rules prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs that receive federal financial support. These proposed regulatory amendments come ...


Editorial: University right to pay tour guides

Last week, The Herald reported that the Office of College Admission will pay undergraduate tour guides $11 an hour starting in 2019. We wholeheartedly commend this decision on the part of the University to compensate tour guides. (Previously, the University was one of just three Ivy League schools that ...


Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

In mid-September, the Providence Journal laid off four staffers: Andy Smith, a reporter; Randy Edgar, deputy editorial page editor; Stephen Ide, an online producer; and Glenn Osmundson, a photographer. The Newport Daily News, owned by GateHouse Media, the newspaper conglomerate that also owns the Journal, ...


Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

This past summer, the Office of Residential Life faced a series of crippling personnel departures. Currently, ResLife has on staff only two community directors, who are responsible for managing essentially one-third of campus dormitory facilities each and training the entire 2018 cohort of Residential ...

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Editorial: Spring break meal plans need reform

For students who elect to stay on campus, spring break should be a time of rest, not confusion about the affordability of meal plans and fears of food insecurity. Sadly, the University’s spring break meal plan — which costs $288 for three meals a day over nine days — does little to assuage these ...

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