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Meliora Weekend to feature beer trucks

Beer trucks are coming to Meliora Weekend this year, a twist to the fifteenth annual celebration’s usual fare.

Construction on campus breaks new ground

Even as students celebrated the end of classes and packed up to go on vacation, administrators, Facilities workers, and external contractors ramped up for a full summer of work.

Commission makes preliminary recommendation for limited guns at Med Center

A University commission has made a preliminary recommendation to arm a handful of Public Safety officers at the Medical Center, though it will neither be considered nor publicized by UR until the fall semester.

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.