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Roger Ferguson gives advice for graduates, defends Fed

Current TIAA CEO and former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson sits down with the CT.

Students react to Norovirus

The recent Norovirus outbreak, which sickened over 140 students and cost the University roughly $30,000 a day on cleaning and supplies, has inconvenienced an already disgruntled student body as the semester comes to an end.

Norovirus costs climb to six figures as infections drop

UR is spending an estimated $30,000 a day on external cleaning and supplies for their response to the Norovirus outbreak—and that’s only with about a quarter of infected students reporting.

Students launch response campaign to “We’re Better Than THAT”

“We’ve all kind of heard, ‘we’re working on it. Wait, it will get better,’ but as we show with the timeline on the site, we’ve been waiting and we felt it was time to respond,” they said.

Should Public Safety have guns?

For many vocal students, the answer is no.

An interview with David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson, best known as the creator of of the fictional languages Dothraki and High Valyrian for HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” spoke at UR as a part of the River Campus Libraries’ Neilly Lecture Series.

Keynote speaker Shaun King yaks Seligman on non-ban

Shaun King, Senior Social Justice Writer for the New York Daily News and prominent Black Lives Matter activist, criticized University President Joel Seligman’s decision not to ban Yik Yak in a speech last Friday about racial issues in America.

5K contest faces challenges

The winning proposal for this year’s Students’ Association (SA) Government 5K Challenge has been scrapped in favor of swing sets because of a liability issue with hot water dispensers—which are being phased out entirely from campus.

‘Matt and Kim’ to perform on D-Day

UR Concerts announced on Wednesday that indie pop group Matt and Kim is set to headline this year’s Springfest on Dandelion Day, contrary to perennial suspicions that late ‘90s band Smash Mouth would perform.

FASA holds first fest

The UR Filipino American Students’ Association (FASA) transformed Hirst Lounge Sunday afternoon for a Filipino field day as it hosted its first annual FASAFEST.