Here’s what you might have missed last week:
Following the possible cuts to the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), two banners without authoring appeared at the Mayagüez University Campus (RUM, in Spanish) last Tuesday, October 22. The president of the RUM General Student Council, Genesis Alvelo Colón, said that this anonymous protest «demonstrates that there is a student sector that is active and aware of what is happening.»
The community project Huerto Semilla has become a space to denounce the food vulnerability that exists in Puerto Rico. Huerto Semilla is a community and interdisciplinary garden that focuses on the development of agroecological education from the beginning of self-management and horizontality.
In this week’s column, Luis A. Quintana Ortiz established that «[the] third week of October will be remembered as (president) Haddock’s great lament when he learned that he cannot operate a state university without state contributions.» Quintana Ortiz talked about the UPR current economic and politic crisis caused by negligence of the Administration. You can read more on last Wednesday’s opinion column.
The University of Puerto Rico stands out in the 40th position among the best universities in Latin America, according to the updated performance survey of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
The Deanery of Graduate Studies and Research (DEGI, in Spanish) received $5.5 million, from the National Institute of Health to rebuild the facilities of the Casa de Animales project in the Río Piedras campus.
As full-time students, sometimes we need to relax and have some fun with our friends. Aharhel E. Alicea Holandez brings you eight budget-friendly hang out places in Mayagüez.
The play Antígona… ¡para siempre! ends
The play highlights the value of fighting against injustice to achieve a significant change. It had nine functions at the theater Julia de Burgos in Río Piedras Campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) and came to an end last Thursday, October 24th. You can read more about it on Victoria I. Irizarry Sanabria’s article.
The Halloween season arrived, and you can not miss the films that make this era more fun. Crystal L. Negron Alicea brings you seven spooky movies you should watch during the creepy season.