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Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

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Editorial: Computer science department’s expansion is welcome news

December 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In late November, the Department of Computer Science announced that it would be embarking on the largest expansion in its four-decade history.

Editorial: UFB’s budget reports need to be comprehensive and timely

Opinions

Editorial: UFB’s budget reports need to be comprehensive and timely

December 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Nov. 21, the Undergraduate Finance Board released its budget report for the 2018-2019 academic year. According to the report, UFB’s approximately $2.2 million budget comes primarily from the $286 student activities fee all Brown students must pay.

Sarah Wang ’20, Emily Davies ’19.5, Priyanka Podugu ’20 and Anita Sheih ’20 (left to right) will serve on The Herald’s 129th Editorial Board, along with Anna Kramer ‘20 (not pictured).

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editor’s Note: The Herald names 129th Editorial Board

December 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Herald announced the members of the 129th Editorial Board Saturday at its annual banquet Dec. 1. The 129th Editorial Board will be led by Editor-in-Chief and President Emily Davies ’19.5, a public policy concentrator from Washington, D.C.

Editorial: U. needs to dramatically revise its lead exposure policy

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Editorial: U. needs to dramatically revise its lead exposure policy

December 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In mid-November, The Herald reported the troubling news that residents in Donovan House, where one of the University’s special interest housing programs is located, discovered what they believed to be lead paint in areas of the dorm with chipped paint.

Editorial: U.’s adjusted paid leave policies are commendable

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Editorial: U.’s adjusted paid leave policies are commendable

November 29, 2018 Comments are Disabled

This month, the University modified its paid sick and safe leave policies to be in compliance with the Rhode Island Sick and Safe Leave Act, signed into law by Gov. Gina Raimondo last year and put into effect this summer.

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editors’ note: What we’re thankful for

November 19, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Early reads, creative ledes, chairs with wheels, free drinks and meals. Late night chais, Baja’s spicy fries — with salsa verde. Screaming cowboy memes, Diane forever and Alice, Alice and more Alice.

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 1 comment

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.

Editorial: U. must address inequality in its innovation strategic plan

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Editorial: U. must address inequality in its innovation strategic plan

November 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In June, the University unveiled the Brown and the Innovation Economy Strategic Plan, an initiative to support economic development and entrepreneurship in Rhode Island.

Editorial: Endangered scholars consortium shows U. commitment to academic freedom

Editorial: Endangered scholars consortium shows U. commitment to academic freedom

October 31, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Students, academics and professors at institutions of higher learning around the world have increasingly become targets of violent attacks and unlawful imprisonment, simply for expressing ideas that run counter to the ideologies of extremist groups and authoritarian regimes in their home countries.

Editorial: University right to pay tour guides

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Editorial: University right to pay tour guides

October 30, 2018 1 comment

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.