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CT Eats: Cuckoo for Coco Garden Malaysian Restaurant

Not only can Coco Garden come up with exciting flavors, but they know how to mix up the perfect shake as well. Even without the incredible taro flavor, this milkshake would have been to-die-for. Thick, creamy, and silky smooth. Wendy’s Frosties are quaking in their boots.

Hector Carvajal, from high school dropout to campus leader

With a social venture dedicated to education equity,  an increasing role in student organizations, and an inspiring story, junior Hector Carvajal, once a high school dropout, is a new leader on our campus.

CT Eats: Jines shines bright

All of Jines’ portions are generous, and this dish was no exception. When the waitress placed this mountain of meat and cream in front of me, I started getting excited.

CT Eats: Lento is farm-to-table perfection

The octopus had a lovely chew at the first bite, and proceeded to melt in the mouth. The warm vinaigrette on the salad was creamy and smooth with a bright flavor, highlighting the fresh meat. The meat was simple, just a bit of salt and charred-goodness, making room for the dressing to thrive.

Seniors develop CrossRoads Create, an app for collaboration

In his sophomore year, Shifat had the vision of making an efficient social media network for people to work on their ideas. “The world would be a better place if you could easily find people who have the same interests, vision and complementary skills to build something,” he said.

Research Rochester: Maillie balances field hockey with adhesion proteins

“I've learned to be adaptable and lean into the different surges [...] each area brings, whether that’s a series of back-to-back presentations for lab or a run in NCAA tournament for field hockey,” Maillie said.

UR students create Courscio: The better CDCS

Within three weeks, the team went from developing an idea to creating the prototype and conducting initial user testing. During spring break, the team of nine met every day from 2 p.m. to midnight, working 10 hours a day on their project.

From the Archives: ‘Grapevine’ and ‘Kesher,’ relics of UR’s cultural past

“Grapevine” ran from 1975 to 1991, and “Kesher” between 1983 and 1993. Today, they represent relics of a time when a larger variety of publications populated the newstands, when the printed page was a more dominant form of communication.

CT Eats: Jay’s Diner, Late-Night Edition

To honor the mindset of “random midnight cravings,” we decided on the deep-fried fantail shrimp, chocolate chip pancakes, lasagna, and a Mexican sundae.

Research Rochester: Professor Topolski asks whether art can be research

As an art professor at a research institution, Allen Topolski is encouraged to embrace a research-like approach to art. “What we do is equated to research, so we’re expected to have shows and museums and galleries,” Topolski said. “Our studios equate to labs.”