Sara Rourke


PARTING SHOT: Cheers to you

To the members of the institution we think of as the best organization at the University and in the world: Thank you for the immeasurable work you do for this University.

A history of Homecomings weekend

Alumni homecoming dates back to at least the late 1930s and has typically been scheduled around a home football game, however, the activities associated with Homecoming week have evolved over time.

An overview of 2014-15 University policy changes

Throughout the 2014-15 academic year, the University has undergone several major policy transformations, most notably in protocol for adjudicating sexual assault, regulating of Greek Life and enforcing safety on Grounds.

Proposed bill to require campus police to report sexual assault to commonwealth attorney

Virginia Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn has proposed a bill which will require university campus police to report sexual assault cases to their local commonwealth attorney within 48 hours. House Bill 1343 is intended to increase prosecution of sexual assaults that take place on college campuses. Filler-Corn held a press conference Tuesday to promote the bill.

A push for increased safety on the Downtown Mall

In the aftermath of the disappearance and death of second-year College student Hannah Graham, University students, Charlottesville citizens and city officials have found themselves increasingly concerned with personal safety.

Community confronts sexual assault on Grounds

University students and faculty have responded in full force to an article published in Rolling Stone magazine Wednesday — many voicing their opposition to sexual assault and misconduct on Grounds. The article detailed the alleged gang rape of a then-first-year student by several members of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in Sept. 2012.