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The cold is here to stay, but so am I

As the winter draws nearer, I find it increasing harder to get out of bed in the morning. If you are new to Rochester and …


A letter to UR students

Dear Fellow Yellow Jackets,

I would like to take the time to formally apologize in advance for any humor that I attempt. As a person who …


UR to build canals across campus in place of sidewalks

University administrators unveiled an ambitious new project on Monday, when they announced plans for all campus sidewalks to be torn up and replaced with Venice, …


Four ways to improve your always improving Yik Yak game

Many people, mainly freshmen, have come and asked me to provide some helpful insight to improve their “Yik Yak” game. I avoided doing this for …


Democrats initiate new ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ for Mid-term Elections

With mid-term elections arriving in less than a week, Democrats are strategizing to prevent the imminent Republican majority control of both houses of Congress. Historically …


A eulogy for my GPA

Friends, Yellowjackets, classmates, lend me your ear!

I come to bury my GPA, not get it back to a reasonable level.

The procrastination that men do lives …


Renaming Meliora Weekend

Following the ribbon cutting at College Town, President Seligman made an important announcement which few people heard due to the roar of students picketing Barnes …


Student Artists Speak: Abrar Shahriyar

Sophomore Abrar Shahriyrar holds a unique perspective as a UR musician. In his hometown of Bangladesh, Abrar was part of the country’s closely-knit metal culture. …


Bollywood: then and now

When I refer to Bollywood, many people think of vibrant clothing, cheerful and over-the-top choreography, and drama-filled stories which lean on the edge of sappiness. …


Gifted athlete intentionally avoids being socially prasied

The first thing I noticed about Cedric Dipanda, the newest member of the Rochester Yellowjackets basketball team, were his hands. They’ve been measured 11.75 inches, …


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TOOP’s ‘Love in the Garden’: surrealist eroticism

Morgan Mehring / Contributing Photographer

The Opposite Of People (TOOP)’s production of “Love in the Garden,” directed and adapted from its original form by sophomore …


‘Interstellar’: out of this world

“Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the …


‘Serial’ podcast examines nature of guilt and justice

“Serial,” the new podcast by the creators of “This American Life,” starts out with one heck of a hook. The narrator, Sarah Koenig, says, “For …


‘Interstellar’: overrated

It’s often hard for even the casual movie fan to separate the circumstances surrounding a movie from the movie itself. Sometimes, it’s an impossible task. …


LINK holds benifit concert for Korean refugees

It’s always great to experience the talent of UR’s multiple student-run music and dance ensembles, but it’s an added benefit when you can contribute to …


Jodi Says: Getting the A-OK for the A-S-S

Everybody’s talking about Kim Kardashian’s butt, as usual, because big butts are a big deal nowadays. With the rise of the butt has come the …


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UR Tech: Globalizaing internet

Liz Beson, Illustrator

Getting internet to a country that barely has running water can be a tough problem. Cell phones have proven to be less …


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Tiernan Project, living and serving together

Courtesy of Stephanie Denzler

When Tiernan Project was founded in 1974, it began as a student group composed entirely of residents living in Tiernan Hall. …


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Fraternity member leads fight against rape culture

Courtesy of Tate Richards

In the past year and a half, the controversy surrounding Robin Thicke and his song, “Blurred Lines,” has infiltrated social media …


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Thanksgiving, how times have changed

Most Americans are familiar with the story of a fall day in 1621, the day of the first ever Thanksgiving, when the colonists celebrated their …


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