Forty students held a sit-in in President Michael Roth’s office on Thursday, April 16 to protest the University’s investment in fossil fuels, the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and the prison-industrial complex. After meeting with the students on Friday morning, Roth agreed to endorse prison divestment, and the Coalition ended its sit-in.
The one-day, genter-bent cabaret captured the spirit of both the Broadway productions it honored and the Wesleyan community.
A total of 10 University students and two visitors were hospitalized on Sunday, Feb. 22. Currently, 11 students were released from Middletown’s Middlesex Hospital and Hartford Hospital, and one student remains hospitalized.
In response to a bill for police overtime during the Black Lives Matter March, President Michael Roth sent a check to Mayor Daniel Drew. Student organizers respond.
The Feminist Co-op created a space for students to tell their personal experiences with sexual assault for four hours on Thursday, Dec. 4.
A Queer Studies Course Cluster, started primarily by Professor Margot Weiss, will launch in Spring 2015.
Empower, a nearby organization offering adventure, team building, and leadership training, boasts a ziplining tour and tree climbing opportunities.
The African Students Association organized a summit in an effort to bring African innovations and progress more into campus conversation.
Reina Gosset and Amber Hollibaugh of the Barnard Center for Research on Women talked activism in queer times.
Students carried a mattress around campus to raise awareness about administrative accountability in sexual assault cases.
The Middletown Police Department and the University have agreed to work together on sexual assault training and investigation.
The University invites the Middletown community onto campus in an attempt to foster a relationship between the campus and city.
Public Safety hopes to reclassify some trespassing incidents in order to avoid unnecessary fear.
Director of Public Safety Scott Rohde gives safety tips and hopes to host safety workshops.
Pride Week events include a theater performance, discussion of heteronormativity, and exploration of the meaning of coming out.
Professors Johnston, Nelson, and Twagira presented the historical and political events that lead to the public health crisis.
Administration decides freshman students are no longer allowed to pledge Greek organizations.
Students working on creating an student-run recording studio in the UOC.
The former Beta Theta Pi fraternity house is considered off-limits to students. Any student found on the property could face both University and criminal charges.
Amy Bloom’s new book, “Lucky Us,” tells a unique and engaging story that focuses on the lives of oppressed groups during WWII.
In response to the Memorial Chapel and ’92 Theater’s Facility and Events Manager being dismissed, a number of student workers in these spaces have resigned.
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, President Michael Roth and Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley announced that Beta would be off-limits to all students for at least the duration of this academic year.
A University student has been hospitalized after a fall from a third-story window at a campus fraternity house.
Scott Rohde, currently of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, will take over as PSafe Director on Oct 1.
While the Monument Quilt was on display on Foss Hill and Andrus Field, Connecticut senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal visited the University on Tuesday, Sept. 2, to speak about their support for legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
This monument to survivors of sexual assault aims to create a space of public healing.
Over the summer, WILD Wes focused on site maintenance, repairing the water catchment systems, and planting new greenery native to Connecticut, such as fruit trees, herbs, and ferns in the WestCo courtyard. In the Butterfields, the group completed new terraces and finished first-stage plant implementation.
Students revive tradition to teach freshmen about on-campus activism.
A number of students are currently working to help Middletown entrepreneurs expand and succeed in their business endeavors. The Germinal Fund, started this summer by Ted Shabecoff ’16, Adam Saul ’16, and Jason Brandner ’16, focuses on two primary aspects: microlending and consulting for small businesses and entrepreneurs.