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‘Phantom of the Opera’ lives up to its grand legacy

One day, while enjoying coffee at Java’s, I was shocked to find an advertisement for a revival of “The Phantom of the Opera,” done by …


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‘Madame de Sade’: chains, whips, and suffering

Parsa Lotfi / Photo Editor

In today’s Western civilization, we pride ourselves in the excessive amount of freedom we believe we deserve – but is …


Rochester Optical makes prescription Google Glass

Rochester Optical announced its commercial release of digital lens-optimized prescription lenses for Google Glass on Tuesday, April 15.

“A Google search will reveal that Rochester Optical …


Research evaluates football injuries

A recent study on UR football players by Jeffrey Bazarian M.D. of the UR Medical Center (URMC) found that football players who experience repetitive head …


Legalize it, once and for all.

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is one of the most widely used drugs in America. Its legalization movement has spread rapidly across America as people …


Bundy Ranch not Ruby Ridge

Rancher Cliven Bundy’s decades-long fight with the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been garnering a lot of attention in recent weeks due to …


Take the summer to improve

With so much pressure to take classes to fulfill major requirements, get off the wait list for whatever class that filled up before you could …


Learn the lessons of Columbine

Everyone  knew that seniors  Eric Harris  and Dylan  Klebold  of Columbine  High School  in Jefferson County, Colorado were social  outcasts,  but no one ever suspected  …


Three tips for everyday debating

Three tips for everyday debating

Tiffany White, Illustrator

In class discussions or even with close friends, differences in opinion come up. When this happens, a debate is almost sure to …


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Foreign Focus: London, England

Courtesy of Nicholas Falcone

Home to iconic landmarks like Big Ben and The London Eye, as well as BBC favorites such as “Doctor Who” and …


Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and looking for love in all the wrong places

I’m a trans woman on campus. I’ve never been in a romantic relationship due to fears about my body and how people will react to …


How to spend your spring

Despite the fact that spring officially started March 20, it seems that the weather has only just begun to reflect the season. There have been …


History of UR symbols revealed

History of UR symbols revealed

Courtesy of the University of Rochester

UR, like many other schools, has a long and unique history, beginning when Azariah Boody’s agricultural pastures were transformed …


“Heartbleed” ails web security

Earlier this month, UR’s network, along with millions of other websites that use the same software package, were been exposed to have a major security …


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Pentatonix: when music tells the story

 

Parsa Lotfi / Photo Editor

On Wednesday April 9, Pentatonix (PTX) hit the Buffalo stop on its tour, in honor of its third-year anniversary. For …


‘Merry Mount’: the grand operatic experiment

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect for RPO’s upcoming operatic performance of Howard Hanson’s “Merry Mount.”  As a singer, one of my main goals …


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“Sophia/Portrait” tackles questions of love and death

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor

 

This past week, Drama House visitors had the pleasure of watching two original plays written and performed by members of …


Rettner Hall offers technological opportunities to students

Rettner Hall offers technological opportunities to students

Parsa Lotfi, Photo Editor

At any given moment, you can walk into Room 201 of Rettner Hall and find students studying for class. The couches …


Ensure all sophomores receive on-campus housing

UR guarantees all rising sophomores on-campus housing, at least in theory. However, if there is no actual housing options available on campus as the lottery …


You can’t rebuild Rochester with fairness

What do University of Rochester President Joel Seligman, RIT President Bill Destler, Wegmans CEO Danny Wegman, and Mayor Lovely Warren all have in common? From …


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