April 13, 1989

Course registration dates are changed to eliminate a conflict with the start of Passover.

April 13, 1995

Undergraduate Scott Diaczun is arrested on fourth-degree criminal mischief after breaking off the rear antenna of a UR Security car and throwing it in the bushes near Bausch and Lomb and Gavett halls. Alcohol was involved.

April 8, 2004

Due to infractions occurred during the election, junior Ilana Kaplan-Shain’s election as SA president is nullified. Kaplan-Shain changed the default home page on ITS computers to be that of her campaign website, resulting in a last-minute disqualification of her campaign by the Elections Committee. A second election was planned as a result for a week after for the remaining three candidates.

April 14, 2011

Junior Daren Venable’s trial begins in the stabbing death of junior Jeffrey Bordeaux, Jr. Venable was charged with second-degree murder and waived his right to a trial by jury. Venable, acquitted on April 21, argued that he had stabbed Bordeaux in self-defense at a “Gangsta’s Paradise”-themed Delta Upsilon party. Several UR students were called to testify at the trial.



Research Rochester: Senior Lim engages in diverse research experiences

Lim’s senior design project will involve 3D printing, which is unrelated to the research she has done independently. She is currently doing research using electroencephalogram (EEG) technology to decode the relationship between hearing and vision.

NFL falls short of inclusion

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jeff Rohrer, who played in the league in the 1980s, became the first former NFL player to openly enter into a gay marriage in mid November.

Research Rochester: Research for Everyone

A common misconception shared by many undergraduates is that research is reserved for the sciences.