University to raise minimum wage for non-student employees
On Nov. 21, the minimum wage will increase from $12.50 to $15 an hour, according to a Newscenter article published by UR Spokesperson Sara Miller.
Screaming Into the Void: A night with UR’s creative writing faculty
The process is the best part of writing — or any art form, for that matter. It’s where one can find the joy in building their own unique world.
Sitting down with SA president Sabeet Kazmi on SA updates
Sabeet Kazmi, SA President, reflects on the school year so far, current initiatives involving MERT and Aramark, and plans for the future.
ban plastic debate
To ban or not to ban: The future of plastic bottles at UR
This debate and survey were the first steps to assess the student body’s attitude toward the ban, and they will ultimately influence Dining Services’s decision for or against plastic bottles.
premature birth rates
UR Medicine study links redlining in Rochester to premature birth rates
“This is further evidence of the influence of a legacy of structural racism on the disproportionate burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes for Black women in the U.S.,” Hollenbach said in an article published in URMC news.
UR to observe Juneteenth as an official University holiday
Beginning in 2022, the University will officially observe Juneteenth as a University holiday.
Talk on international students’ challenges inspires action for UR
On Thursday, Nov. 3, over 20 participants attended the Humanities Center’s event featuring a lecture by Dr. Lakmali Jayasinghe titled “The Burdens of Borders: Understanding International Students’ Challenges through Oral History Narratives.”
Day in the Life
Day in the Life: A Mechanical Engineer major and Legal Studies minor
Junior Kimberly Heagerty is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Legal Studies.