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Lindsay Wrobel, protest organizer, in fifth day of hunger strike

Wrobel has no plans to stop until University President Joel Seligman fires Professor T. Florian Jaeger or resigns himself.

At town hall, some students quietly fear protesters

Although they felt that protesting students had treated the president unfairly during the town hall, they did not want to be hounded for speaking in his defense.

Nationwide, professors concerned by UR’s handling of Jaeger

One professor said that, based on the results of similar situations, she’d be surprised if President Seligman doesn’t resign.

‘UR Failing Us’

Hundreds of protesters railed against the UR administration last Wednesday in a defiant, pleading, and sometimes tearful demonstration, which traveled…

Protesters find hidden writings on Jaeger’s school site

Jaeger said the page originated from his pre-grad school and grad-school days and was a place for him and friends to exchanged poetry and other writings.

Seligman faces hundreds as campus outrage peaks

Seligman told the audience that the pain and frustration he feels over this situation “is as acute as anything I’ve felt in my 12-plus years here,” but many called this — and the entire forum — just lip service.

Jaeger to cease teaching undergraduate class

T. Florian Jaeger, the professor accused in the sexual harassment complaint against UR that has consumed campus, will no longer…

Rocky the Yellowjacket sports new look

The mascot’s costume now features pointier wings, darker blues and brighter yellows, rejuvenated antennae, a rounder header, and smaller shoes.

ResLife allows mixed-gender housing requests

The change is a broad expansion of the former Residential Life policy that gave transgender students the opportunity to receive alternate housing based on their gender identity.

Students struck by Harvey find support at school

One effort underway is a partnership between the Burgett Intercultural Center, some Greek life groups, students from the River and Eastman campuses, and local organizations to put on a benefit concert in late October.