Here’s what you might have missed last week:
The sports action in tennis in the Interuniversity Athletic League (LAI, in Spanish) begun on Wednesday at 10:00 in the morning. The best four institutions will pass to the postseason which consists of semifinals and the final.
The effort to establish inclusive spaces inside and outside the Río Piedras campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) has increased over the past few years to offer an environment where people feel comfortable. The existence of these spaces is necessary to avoid exclusion and discrimination within the university community, and to ensure a safe and respectful space for LGBTQ+ students.
A university student, Allison N. Martínez Martínez established that “individual actions against global warming are just the beginning of change. Behind the act of recycling, reducing and reusing; there should be an intention to infer that consumption and overproduction contribute greatly to climate change.” You can read more on last Wednesday’s opinion column.
The police ruled out that the murder of the student of Agricultural Technology of the University of Puerto Rico in Utuado, identified as Álvaro M. Torres, was the result of a vehicle theft.
Given the deterioration of the building where the Department of Chemistry is at the UPR in Mayagüez, the Student Council of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (ceFAC, in Spanish), the Circle of Chemists of Puerto Rico and the students of the American Chemical Society met up on Thursday to discuss how they can address the problem.
A professor and a student from the Department of Hispanic Studies at the UPR in Mayagüez led the activity on Friday at the Placita de Chardón, which celebrated the birth of Puerto Rican writer René Marqués.
Editor: Zoé N. Conde Velázquez