Shweta Koul
News Editor
Class of 2020

Articles by Shweta

New Warner dean outlines vision for inclusivity

A first-generation Indian immigrant, Marri explained to attendees that he went into education to help underprivileged students.

Make movies less white

We see diversity and we see it accurately. We have the power to make Hollywood see this as well. We just have to speak up.

Campus competition will promote entrepreneurship

Students will showcase their start-up solutions in teams of three or four members with the end-goal of possibly competing in the worldwide finals for $1 million in start-up funding.

Driver revealed as culprit behind insensitive bus fliers

Following the discovery of the fliers, students, faculty and staff were outraged.

Gender commission calls for involvement

“[Often,] part of the reason we don’t have equity at the faculty level is because we didn’t have [it] at the undergrad or the grad level.”

Yellowjacket weekend creates buzz

Saturday marked the biggest day of Yellowjacket Weekend. Activities included bounce houses and an amusement ride were scattered throughout the quad, as well as food trucks, free “Feel the Sting” class-year shirts, a photo booth, and the Sig Ep Luau Dinner.

Faculty makes requests for future UR president

The meeting was framed by three questions. These were the qualities about UR that would attract a candidate to want to be president, the major challenges they would face, and characteristics the community would want to see in the next president.

Dining embraces fresh local foods with new partnership

With this new dining program, UR becomes one of a few universities nationally to show their commitment to locally-procured, personalized, and freshly-made food.

RESTORE mission for a safer community

RESTORE is confidential, unlike many other resources available when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct on campus. They are not affiliated with UR, so no reports made to RESTORE will be shared with the University.

Newly renovated iZone hopes to foster creativity with opening

With hanging-globe light fixtures, movable tables and chairs, blue and yellow diner booths, and whiteboards and outlets everywhere, iZone Director Julia Maddox hoped the “playful and quirky” space will emphasize their mission for inspiring creative problem-solving and thinking.