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Runner responds to student concerns over lunch

On Monday, Nov. 16, 15 students attended a Zoom lunch hour with Jeffrey Runner, Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, to air grievances and ask questions about whatever they wanted. 

Students reflect on UR’s mental health support 

The increased difficulty of the semester in addition to online classes, COVID-19 precautions, and Zoom fatigue, has made burnout a critical issue for many students — especially the FGLI/POC community. 

Reforms passed to the Board on Academic Honesty

The main reform includes a change to the student and faculty representation. Previously, the Hearing Board consisted of three professors and two student representatives. The Board now consists of two professors and two student representatives.  

City-Wide Tenant Union calls for mayor to sign executive order to halt evictions

Organizers were gathered outside of 405 Brown St. where Chris Green, a father of two daughters,  is currently fighting an eviction from his home of four years.

Students occupy frigid DPS lot, Mangelsdorf and DPS chief promise discussion

Six hours into their Saturday occupation of the Department of Public Safety’s parking lot, student activists spoke with President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Commissioner Mark Fischer over issues surrounding DPS.

Trans woman Chanel Hines shot by parole officer

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Chanel Hines was shot three times in the chest and hospitalized by Jeff Smith, her parole officer. 

Executive Director of ResLife Talks About Plans for Winter Stay, Spring Semester

Students looking to stay on campus over the extra-long winter break will be able to snag a room free of charge if they already have a housing contract for the school year. 

Office of Equity and Inclusion responds to Levy’s resignation

In an interview with Campus Times, the Office of Equity and Inclusion Vice President Mercedes Ramírez Fernández and Assistant Vice President for Public Relations and Engagement Jim Ver Steeg commented on the Title IX budget and the GME system — two reasons that previous Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy cited as to why she resigned. 

Students protest for Black lives worldwide

The goal of the demonstration, according to DLH vice-president and junior Andre Hodges, is to keep the conversations going and to continue “raising awareness about governments failing Black lives” in the United States, the African continent, and the Caribbean.  

Students demonstrate on violence in African countries

“That’s why we are here,” Kaiwa said. “For us to amplify those voices, so please [...] join us and stay informed.”