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Editorials

Editorial: Endowment performance deserves recognition

Opinions

Editorial: Endowment performance deserves recognition

October 4, 2019 2 comments

The Herald reported September 30 that the University’s endowment returned 12.4 percent for the fiscal 2019 year, which spanned from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The endowment gained an impressive $467 million and increased to a record-high $4.2 billion.

Opinions

Editorial: Brown should amplify community voices in school takeover

September 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In a scathing report released by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Educational Policy in June, researchers described major failings of the Providence Public School District.

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

Opinions

Editorial: University should further clarify its ethical gifts policies

September 23, 2019 2 comments

On Sept.13, Brickson Diamond and Bernadette Aulestia — both members of the Corporation, the University’s highest governing body — wrote a letter defending the ethical underpinnings of the University’s gift policy.

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

Opinions

Editorial: Process for receiving off-campus permission needs reform

September 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Throughout students’ time at Brown, great emphasis is placed on the housing process — and rightfully so. Underclassmen living on campus may worry about their dorm’s location, the quality of common spaces and bathrooms and the size of their room.

Editors’ Note: The Herald’s new print design

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ Note: The Herald’s new print design

September 3, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The Herald is back for a new academic semester with significant changes to our print design for the first time in four years. Over the past six months, a team of talented designers and editors have worked tirelessly to update our fonts, alter spacing and add design elements to the physical paper.

Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

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Editorial: University should be a leader in fair food practices

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On April 16 at a Brown University Community Council meeting, a group of students proposed a resolution to create a Fair Food Committee, which would set environmental and trade standards for food used on Brown’s campus.

Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

Opinions

Editorial: The terminal master’s in history should come back

April 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On April 1, The Herald reported that the University suspended its terminal master’s in history. That program had offered a year-long opportunity to earn a master’s degree for students not previously enrolled at the University; now, outside applicants cannot receive a standalone master’s in history degree from Brown.

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

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Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

April 12, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In a meeting last week, University faculty passed a motion encouraging the Corporation to amend the University’s payment-based accelerated graduation policy.

Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

Opinions

Editorial: Elections at Brown have improved, but not enough

April 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Just before spring break, the student body voted in new representatives to the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

Editors’ Note: Transparency at The Herald

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ Note: Transparency at The Herald

March 18, 2019 1 comment

In a March 12 letter, Jack Wrenn GS urged The Herald to consider creating a public editor position to increase transparency with readers.