In an email statement, Assistant Vice President for Communications Daniel Day confirmed the University’s support for the inclusion of race in college applications. Day pointed to President Christopher Eisgruber ’83’s response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016 decision in Fisher v. Texas and a 2015 compliance review of the University’s undergraduate admission process by the Office for Civil Rights.
Students are expressing outrage over a posting on Handshake, a job recruitment platform, for a position as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer. The posting is not new, but many students are now deeming it unacceptable, especially in light of new information about the federal government’s family separation policy.
An innovator in the world of vaccines, Mahmoud was known for his focus on saving lives and his consistent empathy. After creating better and more widely available vaccines as the president of Merck Vaccines and Case Western Reserve University’s department of medicine, Mahmoud would go on to join the University community as a professor, brightening the days of colleagues and students alike.
Politics Robert P. George, who serves as the director of the James Madison Program, and students shed light on their experiences with political conservatism and the quality of political discourse on campus.
The Undergraduate Student Government held U-Council Chair elections and gave end-of-year updates during its final weekly meeting of the semester on Sunday.
On Monday, May 7, an naked man exposed himself to a female student while she was running on the towpath between Harrison Street and Washington Road.
On Tuesday, student organizations hosted the “Ban the Box” town hall to encourage student discussion and awareness about the University’s inquiry about applicants’ conviction history in the undergraduate application process.
When Sally Frank ’80 filed a lawsuit in 1979 against Ivy Club, Tiger Inn, and Cottage Club because they did not accept women, her goal was clear: Get women past the threshold of men-only clubs. Now, in 2018, nine of the 11 eating club presidents are female, which means Prospect Avenue is a much different street than when Frank studied at the University.
On Monday, April 30, a juvenile female reported to the Department of Public Safety that she was fondled by an adult male at DeNunzio Pool.
Undergraduate Student Government President Rachel Yee ’19 agreed that the referendum will emphasize the importance of USG elections, since the USG will help arbitrate the review of the clerk or chair in the evaluation committee. “We will be working closely with the referendum to make sure it is implementable,” Yee said. “We will keep everyone informed on what the process looks like after we figure out how it will be implemented.”