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.



‘Gone Missing’ is frustrating and authentic

I’ve never found the topic of loss to be a pleasant one. Yet — while it was sometimes frustratingly confusing…

SA should keep us up to the minute

If you go on SA’s website and look for senate and committee minutes from their meetings, you’ll find very few documents from this semester.

Are NFL rule changes making the league ‘soft’?

The NFL Competition Committee has made couple of significant changes to their rulebook that have left the NFL community with mixed feelings. There have been more rule changes, but I’d like to focus on use of helmet, the catch rule, and protection of the quarterback.