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Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro ’95 first jumped into politics at UR

Before Josh Shapiro ‘95 became Pennsylvania’s governor-elect, he boasted two humbler titles — UR Students’ Association senator and president.

Latin American Studies department resolution passes SA

SA passed a resolution supporting the creation of a Latin American Studies department after hearing speeches from seven student advocates.

SA solicits input on race-related trainings for faculty

SA released a survey seeking student input on potentially-mandatory race-related training curricula for faculty.

You should be worried about local election denialism

If this week’s midterm elections solidified anything, it’s the fact that Republican election denialism is now just another strategic tool that’s here to stay.

SA drafting Latin American Studies resolution with faculty, student group support

A petition to create a Latin American Studies department garnered 470 signatures, prompting SA to draft a supporting resolution with numerous endorsements.

Committee approves Indigenous Studies cluster

An Indigenous Studies cluster centered on the Americas was unanimously approved by the College Curriculum Committee.

You should take journalism classes this spring

There’s a perfect storm of journalism courses being offered this spring, and you should try and take one (or a couple) of them.

UHS hosts free student STI testing sessions with Monroe County

This semester, UHS has partnered with the Monroe County Department of Public Health to offer free student testing for sexually transmitted infections.

IT speaks on Wi-Fi remedies, gives updates

University IT gave a presentation on Wi-Fi remedies and general updates during the SA Senate’s Oct. 17 meeting.

To protest sexual violence and Title IX office, College Feminists “Take Back the Night”

UR College Feminists marched through Fraternity Quad on Thursday to raise awareness around sexual violence and protest UR’s Title IX office.