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Topic: COVID-19

Given the inherent uncertainty of the pandemic, the Council acknowledged that extreme circumstances could create the need to reverse course and, as such, all Ivy League schools “are each planning for a range of possible scenarios.”

News, Sports

Ivy League plans to resume normal athletic competition in fall

May 5, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy League plans to resume athletic competition for the fall 2021 season, according to a joint statement issued Tuesday by the Council of Ivy League Presidents. 

Editors’ note: This summer, The Herald will publish online daily

Editors' Note

Editors’ note: This summer, The Herald will publish online daily

May 5, 2021 0 comments

The Herald will publish content on our website daily throughout the summer term.

Commencement 2021 | Sophie Culpepper ’21: Losing spring, and finding home

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Sophie Culpepper ’21: Losing spring, and finding home

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

Before last March, I had never seen someone open a trash can with their elbows. For whatever reason, that is the detail I visualize when I recall my first impression of what would soon explode into the COVID-19 pandemic:

Commencement 2021 | Wassa Bagayoko ’21: In Deo Speramus, In God We Hope

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Wassa Bagayoko ’21: In Deo Speramus, In God We Hope

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

Hello, my fellow graduates, friends, families, and honored guests. My name is Wassa Bagayoko,  and it is my distinct honor and deep pleasure to address you this morning.

Commencement 2021 | George Daccache ’21: This Is Life as Transit

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | George Daccache ’21: This Is Life as Transit

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

I did not first move into Brown during a pandemic, but I might as well have. As most of us have found ourselves during the past 14 months, in that moment in September 2017, taking my very first steps on College Hill, I was completely alone.

Commencement 2021 | Augustus Kmetz ’21: Ever True

Columns, Opinions

Commencement 2021 | Augustus Kmetz ’21: Ever True

April 29, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

As a member of the Band — yeah, those sickos who wake you up early every Parent’s Weekend — I’ve heard a lot of Brown school songs (and occasionally remembered how to play them). Our fight song, Ever True to Brown, is fitting for our class of 2021.

Acknowledging lost moments: Grief, gratitude and unusual goodbyes

News, University News

Acknowledging lost moments: Grief, gratitude and unusual goodbyes

April 28, 2021 1 comment
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

Before the University made any announcement about moving to remote learning last spring, staff in the Office of Residential Life were making contingency plans.

The light at the end of the tunnel just got brighter

News, Science & Research

The light at the end of the tunnel just got brighter

April 28, 2021 0 comments

In October 2020, The Herald launched a podcast with Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University. At the end of our first call, Dr. Jha said: “If people stay focused, there’s a lot of good news coming in 2021.”

During its final meeting of the semester Wednesday, members of the BUCC and Brown community discussed updates on various initiatives.

News, University News

Summer and fall semesters, updates on Brook Street Dormitory discussed at BUCC meeting

April 15, 2021 0 comments

Members of the University’s administration and student body discussed changes for the upcoming summer and fall semesters, updates on the Food Access Initiative and the progress of the Brook Street dormitory project at the Brown University Community Council’s final meeting of the semester April 14.

RI to hold vaccination weekends for residents of color

Metro, News

RI to hold vaccination weekends for residents of color

April 9, 2021 0 comments

In order to reduce the racial disparity in COVID-19 vaccination rates in Rhode Island, the state will hold two mass vaccination weekends for residents of color in the state.