News


Who sets up Commencement? A team of 22 plans for months

Twenty-two staff members from Event and Classroom Management spend October to June planning the ceremony,  with four of them working full-time on the event. Facilities and Meliora Catering also play a role in getting everything in place and the food for the different ceremonies across campus.

Graduating senior revealed as Rocky

Senior Mahir Khan will be the only Rocky graduating this year. Khan said that his experience as Rocky the Yellowjacket has not only allowed him to channel his school spirit but also to better his experience at UR.

Rwandan genocide event lands with students

The genocide, which killed over a million Tutsis in 100 days, struck 24 years ago. Although many students were not directly affected the genocide, the intergenerational trauma Rwanda’s current youth feels was discussed at length at the ensuing panel discussion in Dewey Hall.

Features


The latest move in the campus alcohol scene? A dry frat

Despite the sometimes nitpicky policies, it’s clear that the University isn’t trying to keep students from drinking.

This Week in the Campus Times: April 9

Junior Daren Venable’s trial begins in the stabbing death of junior Jeffrey Bordeaux, Jr.

CT Eats: Battle of the barbecues: Does Sticky Lips hold up against Dino?

Just like Dino, Sticky Lips aims to capture the Americana look of old-school barbecue houses off the open road, like the ones in some motorcycle road trip movie. The difference is that Sticky Lips has way brighter lighting and a less-crowded feel.