Shweta Koul
News Editor
Class of 2020

Articles by Shweta

Laser lab faces possible closure

The lab has also been home to a number of Ph.D. students, not only from UR, but from universities worldwide. Students have gotten the opportunity to work at the “OMEGA” facility with state-of-the-art lasers, one being one of the most powerful high-energy lasers in the world.

Diet issues hit Dining Services

Danforth prides itself for being a nut-free facility. However, Montague, who has a life-threatening nut allergy, encountered a sign that said a desert had almonds in it.

Tarana Burke inspires with #MeToo talk

Burke said she felt disheartened after learning about the University’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations against Professor T. Florian Jaeger.

Failures, however embarrassing, embraced at Screw Up Nights

Screw Up Nights featured six speakers and then moved to an open-mic portion — where anyone in the crowd could share their stories.

Winterfest serves as a distraction for students

Saturday afternoon marked the centerpiece of Winterfest Weekend – Winter Wonderland. Students snapped pictures with the different ice sculptures scattered around campus.

Frustration not forgotten after investigation

The demonstration — which drew dozens of students, alumni, and faculty —  found gatherers expecting more from the University and hoping for change as Richard Feldman transitions into the school’s presidency next month.

Joint initiative plans to expand campus vegetarian options

The initiative seeks to ensure that every student feels comfortable with the meals provided on campus.

Student-made Chinese cuisine spices up cooking competition

The competition was not only to celebrate Chinese culture with authentic food, but also to provide a sense of comfort for international students.

Multilingual publication debuts on campus

This month’s Gazette featured six different languages: Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and French.

OptiKale and Peet’s a big hit after semester debuts

Since their openings, both establishments have brought in long lines and positive reviews.