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Recording shows University statement inaccurate about Gaza encampment meeting

The Campus Times obtained a recording of the April 24 meeting between Gaza solidarity encampment protesters and administrators. A look inside the discussions.

Bader-Gregory and Lopez to lead SA

Sophomore Elijah Bader-Gregory, current SA vice president, will serve as SA president next year after beating first-year Sammy Randle III…

SA Senate election won by everyone who ran

The executive race was the only competitive one in this spring’s SA election. Everyone who ran for senate positions —…

Report backing financial aid for summer courses endorsed by SA

SA’s Academic Affairs Committee concluded that there is an “urgent need” for UR to expand financial support for students taking…

Ceasefire and Divestment Resolution Passes SA

The SA Senate passed a resolution calling for the University’s Ethical Investment Advisory Committee (EIAC) to advocate for UR to…

SA passes resolution supporting New York State Student Suicide Prevention Act

Pushing for university suicide intervention policies, the SA joined 26 college governments supporting the bill to safeguard student mental health.

Students for Israel talk devolves into chaos

Shai DeLuca's talk about his experiences as a gay man in Israel was protested Feb. 6, leading to chaotic exchanges and questionable claims.

SA’s Mid-Year Report just released. Here are some key takeaways

Here are some key takeaways from SA's Mid-Year Report, with a focus on accomplishments with tangible implications for students.

SJP holds first protest of the semester, their largest yet

Around 60 people showed up to rally against the war in Gaza at Students for Justice in Palestine's first protest of the semester Saturday.

SA leadership starts bi-weekly meetings with PubSafe

SA leaders are now meeting with DPS with the goal of setting up roundtables with student groups about public safety and protest policies.