Archives - Amanda Marquez

Students question planned iZone

With the construction of the Barbara J. Burger iZone slated for May, students who attended last Tuesday’s River Campus Libraries (RCL) Forum questioned the new space’s practicality.

Diversity survey results reveal splits among UR community

The survey measured the inclusiveness of the University’s academic environment across eight factors—trust, appreciation of individual attributes, sense of belonging, access to opportunity, equitable reward and recognition, cultural competence, respect, and common purpose.

Students write love letters to immigrants

Students wrote letters extending words of love and encouragement to UR’s immigrant community last Thursday afternoon at the “#ToImmigrantsWithLove” event held in Hirst Lounge.

Forum attempts to answer amid Trump order uncertainty

The open forum was the last stop of the #NoBanNoWall demonstration, which commenced at the Wilson Commons Porch earlier that day.

Senate Summary: 2/6/17

Magnus Opus Rochester Entrepreneurs (MORE) appealed the Administration and Review Committee (ARC) decision to not grant preliminary status to the full SA Senate.

Freshman dies over winter break

Freshman Huan Yu “Justin” Chiu passed away “suddenly and unexpectedly” over winter break.

DeGruy details mental remnants of slavery in MLK Jr. address

Author and educator Dr. Joy DeGruy delved into how America’s history of slavery has caused “post traumatic slave syndrome” in African descendants before a full house Friday evening as UR’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address speaker.

Food porn for turkey lovers

With Thanksgiving less than one week away, I thought I’d share my special technique for preparing the juiciest turkey that’ll leave your guests’ mouths watering and begging for more.

‘Human Oil Spill’ floods Hirst Lounge

Protesters dressed in black from head to toe and lay on the floor for 15 minutes.

UR talks policy at sexual misconduct town hall

Students, faculty, and staff voiced their concerns regarding UR’s sexual misconduct policies last Wednesday afternoon at a town hall meeting held in the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library.