Archives - Efua Agyare-Kumi

Housing exemptions a safe haven for some, others feel overlooked

“I was just shocked that someone could read my [application] and say that I did not have reason enough to be given housing. I physically don’t have a home."

Committee formed to address WilCo flag display

By April, UR deans will have answers to a long-standing question: What should be done about the flag lounge?  The…

Senate Summary Feb. 17 2020: Elections process, SAD lamps, all-gender restrooms

The SA meeting for Feb. 17 included a discussion of potential changes to the process of electing the SA president, an announcement of a booth at Fresh Check Day to promote SAD lamps, and further discussion of the all-gender restroom project headed by the Campus Services Committee.

Students call out molestation remarks, comedian unapologetic

while college students are often accused of being over-sensitive, students who objected to the joke said it wasn’t because of the topic.

For Iranian UR students, overseas tensions take a toll

“All of this fear that I’ve had for 10 years or more,” one student remembered thinking, “all of the nightmare is happening tonight.”

Painting war brings international controversy to tunnel

Messages hailed Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, asserted Tibet and Taiwan's autonomy, and called for an end to human rights violations against Uighurs. 

URMC to pay $3 million for privacy violation

URMC will pay a $3 million penalty to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. 

Progress at my expense: Anthony, Douglass, and me

In this city that once housed crusaders of two valiant fights, neither had fought for me.

Unpacking Starbucks: Identities behind the Tibet-event fallout

Students — Tibetan, Chinese and others — were beginning to feel unsafe and targeted. Some had stopped going to class. Others were having nightmares. 

Any sauce is too much sauce

I am wholly against the use of all condiments in food. You can keep your mustard-drenched hot dogs and ketchup-drowned…