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Editors’ note: The Herald announces 131st Editorial Board

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ note: The Herald announces 131st Editorial Board

November 20, 2020 2 comments

The Herald is proud to announce the members of its 131st Editorial Board, who will oversee the paper through its 130th year. The 131st Editorial Board will be led by Editor-in-Chief and President Kayla Guo ’22, a Public Policy concentrator from Muttontown, New York.

Editorial: A Letter to the Class of 2024 in the Time of COVID-19

Opinions

Editorial: A Letter to the Class of 2024 in the Time of COVID-19

November 19, 2020 0 comments

To incoming first-years:  As you prepare to join our campus ranks in a semester like no other, we write to share words of wisdom (we hope) that may help guide you through the months ahead.

Editorial: Voices Still Unheard

Opinions

Editorial: Voices Still Unheard

November 2, 2020 0 comments

In late June, Voices of Brown launched among a wave of similar accounts sharing anonymous submissions from sexual assault survivors. The purpose of the account is to serve as “a safe and dependable space for survivors within the Brown community to be heard and validated.”

Editorial: It’s time for better COVID-19 guidelines

Opinions

Editorial: It’s time for better COVID-19 guidelines

October 8, 2020 2 comments

As students have adjusted to a new normal of mask-wearing and social distancing on College Hill, the University has done well keeping student COVID-19 cases in check, boasting a remarkably low positivity rate.

Editors’ note: With a return to in-person classes, a return to limited print

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ note: With a return to in-person classes, a return to limited print

October 8, 2020 1 comment

When we all abruptly left campus back in March, we packed up two homes: our dorms, and the office of The Herald at 195 Angell St. We did not know when we would see our friends again, or when we would be back on campus — and we certainly didn’t know when we would be able to print a paper again.

Editors’ Note: This fall, The Herald will publish online daily, print weekly

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ Note: This fall, The Herald will publish online daily, print weekly

August 5, 2020 0 comments

The Herald has made the difficult decision to shift to a weekly print schedule for the fall semester.

Brown, update the Open Curriculum; DIAP shouldn’t be optional

Opinions

Brown, update the Open Curriculum; DIAP shouldn’t be optional

July 31, 2020 0 comments

On June 15, President Christina Paxson P’19 announced a series of measures to address racial injustice through the University’s institutional power and resources.

Editorial: Reflecting on Brown’s financial responsibilities to students, employees and Providence

Opinions

Editorial: Reflecting on Brown’s financial responsibilities to students, employees and Providence

April 13, 2020 0 comments

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the University has closed down for an indefinite period of time and sent most of its students home.

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

COVID-19 Updates, Opinions

Editorial: To our administration: we ask for clear, caring communication regarding grading policy change

April 5, 2020 0 comments

On Monday, March 30, the undergraduate community received an email from Dean of the College Rashid Zia ‘01 outlining the University’s updated grading policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s sweeping academic consequences this semester.

Editors’ Note: For now, The Herald moves to online-only publication

COVID-19 Updates, Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ Note: For now, The Herald moves to online-only publication

March 17, 2020 0 comments

In light of the suspension of in-person classes that began this week, it saddens us to write that the March 13 issue of The Herald marked our last print publication of the semester.