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Frederick Douglass statue torn down on the anniversary of famous speech

The speech, given in Rochester in 1852 to a predominantly white audience, asked white Americans how they could celebrate freedom from oppression while simultaneously owning slaves.

Fall 2020 plans finalized pending governor’s approval

The University’s plan is subject to change pending its accordance with a set of yet-to-be-released guidelines from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Anti-racist petitions make rounds at UR

Two petitions demanding that UR permanently ban firearms for the Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been circling UR.

Meliora Weekend canceled for Fall 2020

The announcement, written by Senior Vice President for University Advancement Thomas Farrell, says that the University canceled the event due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

URMC studies COVID-19 vaccines, social distancing

Though testing will take place with multiple visits over a period of two years, it’s possible that the resulting vaccine will be ready for emergency use before then, with plans in place for millions of doses to be available by the end of the year, and production being upped to hundreds of millions in 2021.

8 at UR, 1,296 in Monroe County have had confirmed cases of COVID-19

None of these people are still on campus. This number also doesn’t include University community members who were diagnosed with COVID-19 after being home for two or more weeks.

Public Safety requests guns to ensure the safety of a completely deserted campus

Public Safety director Clark Livingston took the CT on a tour of all the potentially dangerous locations where students currently aren't.

Furloughs, merit-raise cancellations for faculty and staff

The combination of new expenses incurred by the Medical Center and the loss of revenue from students living on campus has resulted in a significant drop in finances for UR, said a letter from administrators.

UR Student rolled out for class registration

According to Krager, UR Student was created to streamline and unify the processes that are unnecessarily complicated under the systems already in place.
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Gorka wins SA presidency

Junior Justyna Gorka and running mate junior Marc Haddad garnered 636 votes, defeating the opposing ticket — sophomores Ian Krager and Izzy Murphy — by 108.