Wil Aiken
Senior Staff
Class of 2021

Articles by Wil

Employee furloughs and pay cuts spur calls for equity

Several groups have been calling for administration to take a second look at these decisions.

UR graduates seniors online

For the Class of 2020, graduation was delivered through videos, written messages, Zoom meetings, and social media filters. The speeches,…

Mangelsdorf and administrators plan for an uncertain semester

The town hall — which lasted around an hour — covered a variety of topics, like staff furloughs and the UR Medical Center’s (URMC) work facing the pandemic.

From the Archives: The pig and the dropout

When Walter R. Brooks started at UR for college in 1904, it seemed like he was unhappily on track to…

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.

Reactions to UR’s $9.4M settlement

"It happened at a point in my career when normally you’d be ramping things down,” Richard Aslin said. “So for me it’s a relief to have it be over.” 

5 at UR have coronavirus. Monroe County has 246 cases.

UR now has five confirmed cases of COVID-19, while Monroe County has reported 246 confirmed cases, six of which have…

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."

UR settles Jaeger retaliation suit with $9.4 million

The uproar over the allegations spurred a federal lawsuit, an investigation, and the resignation of then-president Joel Seligman.

UR student and staff member have coronavirus. Monroe County has 81 cases, 2 fatalities.

As of 4 p.m. Monday there are 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.