Believe it or not, you share more than personal tastes with a few celebrities — you share a city. Singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger, YouTube personality Jenna Marbles and professional soccer player Abby Wambach each have a story of success that is rooted here in Rochester.
These days, it’s tough to realize a childhood dream, but Sam Fishman, a UR graduate from the class of 2010, has managed to see his goal of playing drums professionally through. After years of passion and performance, he has landed a job in a band called Madison Rising.
Connections is a very convenient and sustainable coffee shop at UR. But, there’s more to the story than what the branding reveals. The coffee is from the Coffee Connection on South Avenue, which is a not-for-profit business aiming to help women in recovery from drug addiction.
While we know and love our school for being all that is the “University of Rochester,” back in 1986, the administration proposed changing the name to clarify UR’s image. After consultations and forums, the name remained as it still is today.
Love it or hate it, math is an integral part of understanding many fields of study. Its evolution has lead to answers surrounding numbers like pi, and the subject will continue to sprout more and more results. The Society of Undergraduate Mathematics Students at UR has been celebrating the subject all week long.
Junior Allyssa Abel is one of the busiest bees, or rather yellowjackets, at UR. She is currently working to complete a major and two minors, works in a lab at the UR Medical Center and is an active member of the women’s soccer team, MERT and Golden Key International Honour Society.
The key to ensuring happiness for yourself and others is often as simple as putting on a smiling face.
You saw the signs, those handwritten messages posted all over campus about the most beautiful girl and the phone number that Ethan forgot to ask for. His story reveals how and why he turned a scenario that is straight from a movie into a reality.
A survey about Valentine’s Day provides statistics about student preferences pertaining to the holiday. Based on the results, this article offers suggestions for how to best spend the upcoming Feb. 14.
Students who study abroad are warned about culture shock before they travel. What they are less prepared for is the reversed shock upon their return home.