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UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push
November 4, 2015

Yik Yak is an anonymous social media site that allows individuals to “get a live feed about what everyone’s saying around you.”JT But a problem occurs when the users — 95 percent of which are...

Work out, don’t stress out

Meghan Drew, freshman in Engineering, demonstrates various yoga poses.
December 11, 2014

With final exams quickly approaching, the stress levels on campus are quickly rising. However, before wallowing in self-pity and a growing pile of class notes, students should look for healthy ways to...

Expressing individuality through winter styles

Expressing individuality through winter styles
December 1, 2014

Campus will take a sharp plunge into the arctic abyss, summoning sweaters and scarves while crop tops and short-shorts become a distant memory. Although the new season brings layers and thick sweaters...

Lean In RSO focuses on closing gender gap

Lean In RSO members (left to right) Hannah Schlacter, Kasey Koronkowski, Joanna Xiong and Katelyn Shanahan pose during the campus chapter’s first meeting on Oct. 14.
October 21, 2014

At a UN conference on Sept. 20, Emma Watson said, “Feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of political, economic and social...

Fighting domestic violence with healing words

Speaker, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, describes the seminar to the students at Allen Hall on Monday.
October 14, 2014

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, University alumna and award-winning spoken word poet, returned to campus on Monday to challenge community views on domestic violence and feminism. Tsai was chosen as the University’s...

Women’s History Month lacks visibility on campus

March 4, 2014

As the calendar flips from the month of candy hearts and valentines, President’s Day and Black History to the month of Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, dreaded midterms and the long-anticipated spring...

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