Beyond Rochester

UR, Seligman, Clark sued by EEOC complainants

UR and two of its top administrators are being sued in federal court.

Dinner raises money for children displaced by Middle East conflict

About 250 guests attended the dinner, the proceeds of which are intended to fund education for children affected by the Middle Eastern refugee crisis.

Students and faculty worry about a world without net neutrality

Professor Michael Scott said that this financial view companies have could result in competitive content being slowed down to drive up costs of fast internet.

UR to give hurricane-impacted students opportunity to study in spring

The program will cover costs of tuition, room and board, and transportation to UR for all students accepted into it.

SA and UR team up on DACA fund

The long-term nature of the fund extends its use from purchasing books to things like the nearly $500 fees that had been associated with DACA renewal

New York Times reporter talks school segregation

This problem, Hannah-Jones said, is not just seen in Rochester, but throughout the country — especially in blue states and blue cities, areas that are traditionally liberal.

Miller’s Court discusses gerrymandering, wedding cakes, and free speech

The freewheeling symposium drew a full house in Strong Auditorium and featured a cast of five legal heavyweights.

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.

#NoBanNoWall protest draws students, faculty, admins

Holding a banner that read “#NoBanNoWall” in English, Spanish, Somali, Farsi, and Arabic, student organizers took turns denouncing the ban.

Film showing pushes racial questions

The audience, inspired after the film they had just watched, gave their opinion—people should speak up, and they have to take a stand against racism.