Archives - Hailie Higgins

UR bans tunnel painting for Fall 2020

The temporary painting ban was announced in a Sept. 2 email from Dean of Students Matthew Burns and Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Jeffery Runner.

Rocky X Future collab: Wear A Mask

Take a listen to this sick track from rapper Future and UR icon Rocky, as they remind you of the best way to combat COVID-19.

A letter from the Editor

So why do we do this? Why bother adding our amateur-hour content to the information overload? Because it's fun to care.

Flag display temporarily removed, put under review

The flags were taken down at the request of President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Provost Robert Clark in response to “concerns raised about the display in past semesters."

Frederick Douglass Institute director appointed after two-year search

Jeffrey Q. McCune will become the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) on June 1, 2021. 

Judge rules international students are able to take a fully online semester in United States

ICE guidelines are now set to the emergency guidelines issued in march, which are relaxed to allow students to take all courses online in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

ICE guidelines and UR lawsuit support explained in town hall

“This is terrible policy guidance and terribly written” Gatewood said, also calling the actions “xenophobic and pernicious.”

Flags will be lowered for UR employee death

Steven Merriam, a technician for the School of Medicine and Dentistry, died May 19. 

Fall 2020 plans tentatively announced in the face of COVID-19

Classes will start in late August, and be offered in-person and online through Thanksgiving, according to the email.

Student t-shirt sales raise hundreds for coronavirus relief

Like many organizations that are creating programs, or modifying existing ones, UTees is helping fight the pandemic through donations. Now, we all attend the same school, and have the tee shirts to prove it.