Features

The founding of Justice For Asian Americans

One of JFAA’s main goals is to build solidarity between the different Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities on campus.

Student community reacts to SA election results

Rising juniors Sabeet Kazmi and Rusama Haque will be the Students’ Association (SA) president and vice president next year, garnering twice as many votes as their competition.

An interview with new Title IX coordinator Kate Nearpass

The Campus Times recently talked to Nearpass about her new position and goals for Title IX and the Office of Equity and Inclusion at UR. 

Research at Rochester: Leon Harvey looks at plant proteins to explain evolutionary quirks

Currently a biochemistry graduate student, Leon Harvey reflects on his undergraduate research at the Ghaemmaghani Lab. Besides exploring the evolutionary concept known as balancing selection, Harvey shares his insight on balancing work and life.

How UR students celebrate the return of spring

If the loud music from the baseball field making its humble return this past week didn’t clue you in to the fact that spring has sprung, then the amazing weather Rochester has had the past two weeks should do the trick.

Research at Rochester: Jia divides and conquers tissue development

A scientist and a student, senior Anna Jia studies how tissues develop, in which how cell division drives the development of an epithelium. Her project was to determine the relationship between cell division and the cell cycle, as well as to assess any effect on when and how this process occurs.

An Interview with Rochester Marriage Pact Staff

The funny thing about the Rochester Marriage Pact, to me, is that everyone’s perspective on it seemed to shift.

Chatting with Starbucks’ very own Ms. Mona

As synonymous as Starbucks is with a few warm, momentary reprieves from stress of our day-to-day grind, so is its manager Romona Gray — or just Mona for short. You’ve probably told her your order before, or if you’re a regular, she knew it as soon as she recognized your face. And when Mona’s not at the register taking drink orders or training new employees, she’s chatting and sharing a laugh with students.

CT Cooks: Late-night veggie tales

Eating responsibly is about so much more than “eating healthy.” It’s just as important to eat food you enjoy.

UR alum and mayoral candidate Malik Evans encourages UR students to make a difference through politics

For months, protestors have been calling for Mayor Lovely Warren to be replaced, and Rochester City Council Member and UR alum Malik Evans ’02 is her main competitor. Although Evans reveals he too is "turned off by politics," he encourages UR students still consider how they can make a difference through political participation.