All Articles by Melissa Goldin

Print prevails: In defense of the campus newspaper

It’s clear that print media of all forms is struggling and I would hate to see any of it go defunct. But if there’s one …


CT Recommends: ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’

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Susan Cain has hit the nail on the head. There is a difference between being shy and being introverted, and her 2012 …

Textbooks rentals up

Textbooks can be quite costly, and undergraduates are increasingly taking advantage of the UR bookstore’s textbook rental program.
The number of students who choose to rent …

Busta Rhymes called a “good bid”

Student’s had varied responses to this year’s D-Day performer, Busta Rhymes.


Students stand vigil for Boston victims

Students hold candlelight vigil to honor those affected by the blasts at this week’s Boston Marathon.

CT Recommends: The Oatmeal

Goldin, publisher of the Campus Times, recommends “The Oatmeal”


Another year, another unopposed SA presidential election

As one of the two SA presidential tickets drops out of the race, what is driving this lack of competition?

UR housing lottery gets a facelift

Housing lottery goes online, staff acknowledge potential problems

A new system for selecting housing will be entirely online.

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Warner School still resents move, cites love as cause

Since the announcement in March 2011 that the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development would relocate from its long-occupied space in Dewey …

Members of the BlueCrew at the University of Rochester

Colorful display of school spirit takes form of UR BlueCrew

New club UR BlueCrew promotes student enthusiasm at sporting events.

Off Campus Jobs

Off-campus jobs: earning real world experience

Students seek experiences in their respective through off-campus jobs.

Experts spoke about plastic bottles.

Plastic water bottle ban disputed

A campaign led by Team Green advocates the banning of plastic water bottles.

January Admission

The road less traveled: the perks and pitfalls of January admission

An insight on the experiences of students offered admission to UR for the January semester.


Check it out: A new way to see a story

When books come to life: human library tells its stories to UR


Hypnotist Alain Nu impresses with mastery of the mind

Todd Kelmar, Staff Photographer

It was, if nothing else, quite a sight. The audience in a sold-out May Room sat straight-backed, arms raised above their …


Bordeaux family files $24 million lawsuit

Jeffrey Bordeaux, Jr.’s family has filed a $24 million lawsuit against UR, Delta Upsilon and Daren Venable in response to Bordeaux, Jr.’s fatal stabbing on Jan. 15, 2011.

Unusual Majors

Students pursue wide range of interests with unusual majors

Discover some of the more interesting majors being pursued by UR undergraduates.


Art at its Worst


DLH receives positive reception at UR

The Douglass Leadership House, which moved onto the Fraternity Quad last spring, has received a positive welcoming by the campus community.

Art at its Worst

Art at its Worst

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