April 13, 1989

Course registration dates are changed to eliminate a conflict with the start of Passover.

April 13, 1995

Undergraduate Scott Diaczun is arrested on fourth-degree criminal mischief after breaking off the rear antenna of a UR Security car and throwing it in the bushes near Bausch and Lomb and Gavett halls. Alcohol was involved.

April 8, 2004

Due to infractions occurred during the election, junior Ilana Kaplan-Shain’s election as SA president is nullified. Kaplan-Shain changed the default home page on ITS computers to be that of her campaign website, resulting in a last-minute disqualification of her campaign by the Elections Committee. A second election was planned as a result for a week after for the remaining three candidates.

April 14, 2011

Junior Daren Venable’s trial begins in the stabbing death of junior Jeffrey Bordeaux, Jr. Venable was charged with second-degree murder and waived his right to a trial by jury. Venable, acquitted on April 21, argued that he had stabbed Bordeaux in self-defense at a “Gangsta’s Paradise”-themed Delta Upsilon party. Several UR students were called to testify at the trial.



Gil and Holtz win uncontested SA election

Gil and Holtz plan to spend the rest of the semester laying the groundwork for their return in the fall. And once that comes around, one of their first goals will be to meet with a representative of every group on campus “to express their concerns and to see what they want to get out of SA,” said Holtz.

BPG is ‘Unafraid’ to dance to new heights

Ballet Performance Group performed its spring showcase “Unafraid” this past Friday.  Though the group’s true mission, included in its name,…

Rwandan genocide event lands with students

The genocide, which killed over a million Tutsis in 100 days, struck 24 years ago. Although many students were not directly affected the genocide, the intergenerational trauma Rwanda’s current youth feels was discussed at length at the ensuing panel discussion in Dewey Hall.