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For UR’s two quad foxes, a new year, and a new chapter

“We kept setting traps, we kept checking the traps. The fox itself came close to my pest control specialist and we tried to noose it, [but] we couldn’t get close enough to do that.”

HKSA Lennon Wall event handles aftermath of tunnel paintings

The event, organized by the Hong Kong Students Association, was intended to reframe the on-campus conversation around Hong Kong.

EcoReps look into end of disposable water bottles

“I think it’s the right thing to do, but I don’t know how feasible it is,” sophomore Olivia Gay said.

Students hang Taiwanese flag beneath flag display

Dryer said they hoped that the event would be a platform “for the Taiwanese students to say, ‘We’re here, our identity is valid.’”

Senate Summary: Tunnels and Flag Display

The Nov. 25 SA Senate meeting was spent discussing the recent paintings in the tunnels and the controversy over the location and labeling of the Hong Kong and Taiwan flags in the flag display in Hirst Lounge.

Deans’ email suggests an end to flag lounge

The Hong Kong and Taiwan flags were hung separately from the others, and initially listed on the WCSA website as sub-national entities. 

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. 

Shotokan appeals to ACJC over debt, SAAC

Pecoraro said the debt should not be waived, as “the student activities fee that you and I pay should not be used to pay back a deficit.”

Senate Summary: OnePrice, Gold Line petition

Nov. 18’s SA senate meeting included a presentation for OnePrice, updates on the Gold Line petition, updates on intramural changes, and the passage of motions to appoint new Legislative Advisors.

Petition calls for an earlier Gold Line

The petition, initially submitted by junior Zdenek Vitesnik, states that its purpose is to “bring attention to the fact that there is no transportation for students between Riverview and the River Campus before 7:00am,” as there are “many students in Riverview who have either athletic practices or work starting at 7:00.”