Archives - Shweta Koul
Campus competition will promote entrepreneurship
Students will showcase their start-up solutions in teams of three or four members with the end-goal of possibly competing in the worldwide finals for $1 million in start-up funding.
Driver revealed as culprit behind insensitive bus fliers
Following the discovery of the fliers, students, faculty and staff were outraged.
Gender commission calls for involvement
“[Often,] part of the reason we don’t have equity at the faculty level is because we didn’t have [it] at the undergrad or the grad level.”
Yellowjacket weekend creates buzz
Saturday marked the biggest day of Yellowjacket Weekend. Activities included bounce houses and an amusement ride were scattered throughout the quad, as well as food trucks, free “Feel the Sting” class-year shirts, a photo booth, and the Sig Ep Luau Dinner.
Faculty makes requests for future UR president
The meeting was framed by three questions. These were the qualities about UR that would attract a candidate to want to be president, the major challenges they would face, and characteristics the community would want to see in the next president.
Dining embraces fresh local foods with new partnership
With this new dining program, UR becomes one of a few universities nationally to show their commitment to locally-procured, personalized, and freshly-made food.
RESTORE mission for a safer community
RESTORE is confidential, unlike many other resources available when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct on campus. They are not affiliated with UR, so no reports made to RESTORE will be shared with the University.
Newly renovated iZone hopes to foster creativity with opening
With hanging-globe light fixtures, movable tables and chairs, blue and yellow diner booths, and whiteboards and outlets everywhere, iZone Director Julia Maddox hoped the “playful and quirky” space will emphasize their mission for inspiring creative problem-solving and thinking.
Students spray-paint Frat Quad with anti-rape message
They meant it as “a symbol for all of the stories that go unheard to have their moment or even stories that potentially haven’t happened yet.”
Despite dropped charges and a policy rewrite, student set to leave UR
Mohammed Rifat was arrested by DPS on the Residential Quad on May 26 and spent a few hours in RPD custody before being bailed out by friends.