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UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

Shawn McLoughlin gives a thumbs up to motorists who honk their horn for Gay Rights during a Gay rights rally in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However, Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping colleges create a better atmosphere...

University student to launch new buying app this month

From left to right, Ethan Goldman, Spencer Carmona and Bryan Lapidus have been developing Bzar, a buying and selling app, since summer 2013. The app features a simplified item newsfeed and its own communication tool to make transactions easier between users.

April 14, 2014

This past summer, three friends from Tenafly, N.J., decided websites such as eBay and Craigslist were not cutting it for buying and selling items online. They decided there had to be a better way and began the process of creating the app, Bzar.  Ethan Goldman, sophomore in Business — along with his two fri...