News


An interview with David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson, best known as the creator of of the fictional languages Dothraki and High Valyrian for HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” spoke at UR as a part of the River Campus Libraries’ Neilly Lecture Series.

Keynote speaker Shaun King yaks Seligman on non-ban

Shaun King, Senior Social Justice Writer for the New York Daily News and prominent Black Lives Matter activist, criticized University President Joel Seligman’s decision not to ban Yik Yak in a speech last Friday about racial issues in America.

5K contest faces challenges

The winning proposal for this year’s Students’ Association (SA) Government 5K Challenge has been scrapped in favor of swing sets because of a liability issue with hot water dispensers—which are being phased out entirely from campus.

Features


Undergrad engineer researches rehab

Senior Mary Bucklin got her start in research the summer before her sophomore year, studying motion analysis and advancing ankle brace technology for patients with posterior tibial tension disorder.

The art of the rejection email

In the process of applying to summer programs, I was given a brisk refresher in the timeless art of the rejection email.

Decadence and depravity in Trump’s Rochester

And there was a great cry in Rochester, such as there has not been before and such as shall never be again, as He ambles to the podium in an ankle-length black coat, clad in a red power tie. He’s more orange than you’d expect, and His hair is more blonde, too.