Audrey Spensley


International student numbers increase despite national trend

For the first time in its 12-year history, the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange found that the number of international students enrolling in U.S. universities has decreased. For the 2016-17 school year, international enrollment fell by about three percent, or about 10,000 students.

U. voices concerns over proposed tax bill’s effect on endowment

Endowments are currently tax-exempt and are subject to few financial regulations. The government sees fit to make these endowments tax-exempt because of the ostensible public good they are providing, since they are considered part of a university's educational and charitable mission.

Tinashe a hit at fall Lawnparties

Taking advantage of the warm weather and the first weekend of the school year, University students crowded Prospect Avenue for fall 2017 Lawnparties. “It was the best showing and largest crowd I’ve seen at the main act,” USG Social Committee member Tom Hoopes ’20 said.

Rare albino groundhog spotted on campus

A rare albino groundhog has been spotted on Poe Field near the softball diamond. The animal was sighted eating grass on the field before running beneath a shed. Whether or not the albino groundhog seen on campus can predict the weather is yet to be seen.