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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.”

Public Safety reports armed robbery attempt near Hill Court Footbridge

DPS commended the victim for their reaction. “You never know what’s in a person’s mind,” Assistant DPS Director Commander Dana Perrin said. “I think the victim just reacted very quickly and made an almost unconscious [choice] that they wanted to separate from the suspect.”

Rochesterians come out in numbers for early voting

Countywide, over 84,000 people have cast their ballot in the first week of early voting in Monroe County, setting a new record. 

Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy resigns

In an interview with Campus Times, Levy said that two of the main reasons for her resignation back in September were massive cuts made to the Title IX budget, and administration refusing to let her see student complaints against UR faculty and staff. 

Election Day confirmed as a day off in response to student push

The planned ‘day off’ was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in an email by Runner responding to student complaints about an accelerated and stressful mostly online semester.

UR community explores COVID-19 misinformation in talk

“We’re also biased ourselves, we have our own values and worldview [...] — and of course it’s good to have these, you don’t want to give them up,” he said. “But we don’t [necessarily want] our feelings to interfere with our ability to accept credible information, especially about health.”

Students explore the phrase “Defund the Police” in panel: what it means and what it entails

“Defunding the police essentially means the police will be funded but will not be overfund[ed],” she said. “The city budget will be redistributed [...] [meaning] everyone [will get] a fair share in terms of the funding."

Women’s March organizer urges UR students to vote

Last Saturday, another nationwide march was organized in local communities across the country — but this time, this march was to honor former Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to support women’s voting rights.

UR students petition for new fall break

On Tuesday, an SA Impact petition asking the administration for a new fall break on Nov. 3 and 4 garnered nearly 600 signatures within an hour of its release.