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Metro Recap: Reflections on Sanders’ 2016 Rhode Island win

The nation’s smallest state voted big for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on April 26, 2016. Winning 54.7 percent of the vote compared to Hillary Clinton’s 43.1 percent, Sanders emerged victorious in Rhode Island’s Democratic presidential primary even as Clinton scooped up wins in many neighboring ...


Rhode Island aims to avoid polling station issues for 2020

After the 2016 Rhode Island presidential primary left some voters confused about which polling locations were open, the location and number of polling stations for this April’s primary remain in question. “We’re still formulating a plan,” said Steven Taylor, special projects coordinator for ...

University News

Brown students plan leave to work on campaign trail

This fall, while some students will look forward to apple-picking, pumpkin spice lattes and shopping period, others will trade in their textbooks and backpacks for long workweeks spent knocking on doors and organizing communities. Citing the importance of the 2020 Presidential Election this November, ...

Science & Research

Brown political researchers discuss 2020 primary

With the 2020 Democratic primary under way, University political scientists are researching new ways to evaluate the current election cycle and incorporate current election news into the classroom. Professors Katherine Tate, Richard Arenberg and Rachel Meade spoke with The Herald about their research ...


Some Rhode Island politicians endorse candidates, most refrain

On the eve of Super Tuesday and two months before the Rhode Island primaries, most of Rhode Island’s prominent Democratic officials have not endorsed a presidential candidate. Those who have endorsed candidates are supporting a range of moderates. Gov. Gina Raimondo endorsed former New York City mayor ...

University News

GSC, CAPS address graduate student mental health needs

The Graduate Student Council and Counseling and Psychological Services are collaborating on new programming to address graduate student mental health needs. At its February meeting, the GSC executive board focused on increased mental health support in its plans for the new semester, The Herald previously ...

University News

MRHS, BOMBS, MASH host Loving Week 2020

From March 2 through March 6, the Brown Center for Students of Color’s Multiracial Heritage Series, the Brown Organization of Multiracial and Biracial Students and the Mixed-Asian/Pacific Islander Students’ Heritage group will commemorate the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court case with their annually-hosted ...


From the archives: This day in Herald history

This article describes a piece published in the Feb. 26, 1987 Brown Daily Herald. On this day in history in 1987, Stacy Bereck Chernosky ’90 P’23 covered the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s $95,000 grant for the University to study community-based AIDS care. The Center for Health Care Research ...


State poised to ban 3-D-printed guns, ‘ghost guns’

In the first six weeks of the 2020 Legislative Session, both chambers of the Rhode Island General Assembly passed bills which outlaw 3-D-printed guns and other untraceable or undetectable firearms, better known as ‘ghost guns.’ With supporters including Governor Gina Raimondo and Attorney General ...


Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

On Feb. 19, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters, including University alum Chao Deng ’09. The move marked the country’s first direct expulsion of foreign reporters in over two decades. Two of the reporters left the country on ...

University News

Brown graduate students protest for union contract

“What do we want? Contract! When do we want it? Now! If we don’t get it? Shut it down.” Chanting to beats banged out on pots and pans, over 100 graduate students and allies marched from the Van Wickle Gates to 225 Dyer Street yesterday, where bargaining committee members of the graduate student ...

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