Club Spotlight

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Club Spotlight: UR Rock Climbing Club

Photo Courtesy of Adam Fenster

Founded in 2011, the UR Rock Climbing Club promotes the sport of rock climbing and establishes a community of people …


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. …


Mens Rowing Team: Life on the water

While most college students are asleep in their beds at five in the morning, the crew team is getting up and heading to practice.

This isn’t …


Habitat for Humanity gives families new homes and hopes

Most students use their time during Spring Break to catch up on sleep, spend time with friends and family, or simply go to the beach …


UR FOOT: Starting out the year on a high point

In 2008, a group of UR Outing Club members came up with the idea of doing an orientation trip for freshmen–a few days of outdoor …


UR Robotics: Developing applicable technology

Long after most people have left for the weekend, a handful of students sit bent over keyboards and textbooks in a lab tucked away on …


Students Helping Honduras: Making an impact locally and abroad

I make my way down to the first floor of Wilson Commons with junior Vanessa Cedarbaum. We approach a table where freshman Ellen Kim and …

UR Alpine Ski Team, bonds on and off the slopes

UR Alpine Ski Team, bonds on and off the slopes

I sit at a table in Hirst Lounge with seniors Marlise Combe and Bre Padasak – two accomplished ski racers and the respective president and …

College Diabetes Network: Students unite to support local diabetic community

College Diabetes Network: Students unite to support local diabetic community

A diabetic friend of mine once said to me: “Diabetes is the most serious disease that’s still acceptable to joke about.”

Popular belief seems to be …


Boxing Club: An alternative method for staying in shape

Last time you walked into Goergen Athletic Center, you likely found the sporting landscape to be homogenous: unquestionably, basketball rules the courts. Those aspiring to …


Food Recovery Network, feeding hungry with university leftovers

UR students love to talk about food. When the subject of dining is broached, everyone seems to have an opinion – which dining hall is …

Empowering women at UR, beyond

Junior Sara Lewis and sophomore Sara Stuart, co-presidents of the Women’s Caucus, discuss the group’s mission and future.


Describe the caucus’s mission in three words. 

Equality, consciousness, …

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UR’s Mock Trial makes its case on the national stage

Mock Trial president and senior Shalin Nohria talked about hosting the YellowJacket Invitational, placing fifth at a competition at the University of Pennsylvania last weekend, …

Engineers Without Borders builds locally, abroad

I had the chance to sit down with President of Engineers Without Borders and junior Kevin Fogarty to discuss the club and what it type …


UR Concerts brings big-name artists to campus

I had the chance to chat with the co-directors of UR Concerts, KEY Scholar Devin Embil and senior Jennifer Yeh, to get a better sense …

Urbex 3(3)

Urban explorers catch glimpse of Rochester’s past

Wedged between Orchard and Lyell Avenues, just northwest of downtown Rochester, are the remnants of a once thriving industrial park. A chain-link fence encloses the …


Running Club

Emerging from near extinction, Running Club has since roared back. I sat down with Running Club president and sophomore Brendan Coli to learn more.
Q: What …

Meliora Capital Management teaches investment principles

I sat down with one of the managing directors of Meliora Capital Management, LCC, junior Harris Weber, to get a better sense of what the …


Japanese Students’ Association receives official status

With recent SA funding, the Japanese Students’ Association hopes to continue to engage campus in traditional Japanese culture.


Equestrian Club trots its way into lives of UR students

UR Equestrian allows students of all horseback riding abilities the chance to take weekly lessons and compete in monthly competitions against surrounding colleges and universities.

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