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President Mangelsdorf decides flag display will not be returning to Hirst Lounge

After nearly two years of uncertainty, a lengthy proposal, and months of discussion, University President Sarah Mangelsdorf decided this past…

UR to finish first place in fort competition

The skeleton of the award-winning fort is visible in Hirst, formally known as the Flag Lounge, now known as the Fort Lounge.

Flag display temporarily removed, put under review

The flags were taken down at the request of President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Provost Robert Clark in response to “concerns raised about the display in past semesters."

Committee formed to address WilCo flag display

By April, UR deans will have answers to a long-standing question: What should be done about the flag lounge?  The…

HKSA Lennon Wall event handles aftermath of tunnel paintings

The event, organized by the Hong Kong Students Association, was intended to reframe the on-campus conversation around Hong Kong.

Students hang Taiwanese flag beneath flag display

Dryer said they hoped that the event would be a platform “for the Taiwanese students to say, ‘We’re here, our identity is valid.’”

Deans’ email suggests an end to flag lounge

The Hong Kong and Taiwan flags were hung separately from the others, and initially listed on the WCSA website as sub-national entities. 

An inclusive experience with South Asian cultures

Though the weather outside was chilly, the South Asian Expo on Saturday brought some much-needed warmth and support for a…

Water yo-yo and rubber-band guns at JSA’s Omatsuri

Japanese Students’ Association held their annual Omatsuri event, reminiscent of a Japanese summer festival of the same name, in Hirst…

Food, games, and poster board at China Expo in Hirst

Mooncakes, calligraphy, and traditional games were among the offerings by stations at the Chinese Students’ Association’s (CSA) annual China Expo,…