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Topic: editorial

Editorial: Brown, be kind

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Brown, be kind

March 5, 2021 1 comment

As we approach COVID-19’s anniversary on College Hill, the University is better equipped than ever before to handle a pandemic. From the automated COVID-19 test reminders to the plexiglass dividers in the dining halls, Brown has created its own “new normal” to keep members of the campus community safe. 

Editorial: If Brown cares, where are the CARES Act funds?

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: If Brown cares, where are the CARES Act funds?

February 19, 2021 0 comments

Brown undergraduates have long opined on the costs associated with attending this institution, rightfully raising concerns over where tuition dollars go, how University funds are leveraged and the experience students receive in return. Perhaps never before in Brown’s recent history have such concerns been so cogent.

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

Editorials, 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.

Letter: Editorial highlights significance of honoring Page, Robinson

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Editorial highlights significance of honoring Page, Robinson

September 28, 2018 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor: The Herald’s editorial on the renaming of the J. Walter Wilson building to honor some of the earliest people of color at Brown and Pembroke was very thoughtful, respectful and encouraging.

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

September 16, 2018 Comments are Disabled

This past summer, the Office of Residential Life faced a series of crippling personnel departures. Currently, ResLife has on staff only two community directors, who are responsible for managing essentially one-third of campus dormitory facilities each and training the entire 2018 cohort of Residential Peer Leaders.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Reforming the First Readings program

April 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Since 2007, the University has requested all its incoming first-year students to read a single book (or, in one case, watch a movie) and then discuss it in small seminars during first-year orientation.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Elections at Brown need work

March 23, 2018 1 comment

On the evening of March 22, Elections Board Chairs Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 announced the results of the 2018 elections for the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Undergraduate Finance Board.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University should not suspend MAT program’s elementary track

March 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Jan. 22, the School of Professional Studies decided to place the Master of Arts in Teaching program under review and to suspend the elementary track of the program for the 2018-19 academic year.

Editorial: We can’t be silent about gun violence

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: We can’t be silent about gun violence

November 7, 2017 Comments are Disabled

In December 2012, President Christina Paxson P’19 decided to sponsor a series of forums on school shootings.