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8 at UR, 1,296 in Monroe County have had confirmed cases of COVID-19

None of these people are still on campus. This number also doesn’t include University community members who were diagnosed with COVID-19 after being home for two or more weeks.

Following the funds: The origins and purpose of the Basic Needs Hub

Since COVID-19 has put so many students into extenuating circumstances, the Hub has drastically changed how it operates.

Furloughs, merit-raise cancellations for faculty and staff

The combination of new expenses incurred by the Medical Center and the loss of revenue from students living on campus has resulted in a significant drop in finances for UR, said a letter from administrators.

UR Student rolled out for class registration

According to Krager, UR Student was created to streamline and unify the processes that are unnecessarily complicated under the systems already in place.
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Petitions call for change to S/F system

The first petition garnered 1,181 student signatures to date, and called for the University to adopt a Double-A model for the 2020 spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gorka wins SA presidency

Junior Justyna Gorka and running mate junior Marc Haddad garnered 636 votes, defeating the opposing ticket — sophomores Ian Krager and Izzy Murphy — by 108.

2020 summer courses and programs will be online

All summer 2020 courses and programs will be moved online or canceled.  The news came in an email to students…

Reactions to UR’s $9.4M settlement

"It happened at a point in my career when normally you’d be ramping things down,” Richard Aslin said. “So for me it’s a relief to have it be over.” 

Candidate profile: Justyna Gorka and Marc Haddad

The Ticket: Justyna Gorka, Class of 2021. Marc Hadad, Class of 2021.

2020 SA presidential debate highlights

In UR’s first-ever SA presidential debate over Zoom, juniors Justyna Gorka and Marc Haddad emphasized government reform and community outreach,…