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D'Angelo ’19, Hoffmeyer ’19, Reed ’19 to receive Rhodes Scholarships

Nicolette D’Angelo, John Hoffmeyer, and Katharine Reed ’19 are one of 32 U.S. students selected to receives Rhodes Scholarships of more than 2,500 applicants for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. Last month, Samvida Venkatesh ’19 was selected as one of five recipients from India to receive a Rhodes Scholarship.

Anthropology and politics professors discuss free speech at 'She Roars'

On Thursday, Oct. 4, Department of Anthropology chair Carolyn Rouse and politics professor Keith Whittington discussed free speech by focusing on power dynamics on college campuses. The event, which was called “How Do We Balance Free Speech with Civility?” furthered discourse around this year’s University pre-read, Whittington’s “Speak Freely,” in tandem with this year's “She Roars” conference.

Naked man wearing surgical mask exposes himself to woman on towpath

According to a campus safety alert, released by the Department of Public Safety, the incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. The reporting party said that the man had hidden behind a tree and “revealed himself as she ran past.” Apart from a surgical mask, the suspect was wearing no clothing, and his genitals were exposed.

Newly launched walking tours showcase notable stories of U.’s past

Colorful circular stickers have been carefully placed on the ground all over campus. They display QR codes inlaid with images — images of graduation hoodings, FitzRandolph Gate, freed African-American laborers, and more. When scanned with a mobile device, each code reveals a story connected to the University’s history.

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart surprises full house at Stand-Up & Vote

Students entered the comedy show Stand-Up & Vote on Sept. 12 already expecting a star-studded lineup. The Office of Undergraduate Students-sponsored event included host Mike Birbiglia, rapper and comedian Jean Grae, author John Hodgman, and “The Daily Show” correspondents Ronny Chieng and Roy Wood Jr. Then entered Jon Stewart.

Federal judge upholds earlier ruling in favor of DACA

On Aug. 3, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates upheld his earlier ruling that the Trump administration must restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a lawsuit brought up by the University, Maria De La Cruz Perales Sanchez ’18, and Microsoft. DACA grants protection to undocumented immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.