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CT Eats: Good luck affording the entire menu at Good Luck

Even with the meal-sharing, Good Luck is a little out of the college kid’s budget. But if you’re looking to splurge, consider taking a drive.

COVID-19 forces UR’s study spaces to innovate

In the face of COVID-19, the River Campus Library staff has been able to see COVID-19 not as a roadblock, but as a call for innovation.

UR Confessions: An anonymous outlet

Have you ever wanted to voice your thoughts and secrets without the burden of judgment? The @UR Confessions page is just for you. UR Confessions acts as a sanctuary for all the secrets UR students have kept to themselves. The page is meant to provide a platform for those who are afraid of fear of being judged or misunderstood.

CT Cooks: Cloud Cakes

To give myself a little serotonin boost, I attempted to make some cheery little Cloud Cakes because they seemed simple. I was so wrong.

CT Eats: Rise and grind with five local coffee shops

Escaping the lull of campus can be a challenge and is considerably more difficult during the pandemic. A coffee shop could be the key to salvation, and Rochester has some great ones.

Conversations with vaccinated students

Vaccinated students can expect more protection against the virus, but UR’s policies and guidelines remain the same for vaccinated students.

UR Loved is creating warmth through UR’s dark winters

Predominantly anonymous, UR LOVED offers a more targeted and specific platform than other confessions pages at UR. Since it's inception, the follower count has skyrocketed, reflecting students' appreciation of the page's positivity.

Research at Rochester: Jerotich explores how heat works at the nanoscale

Jerotich currently works in the Pickel Lab, where she collaborates with other undergraduates and graduate students to address fundamental problems in heat transfer at the nanoscale using numerical and experimental methods. Heat transfer is the study of how thermal energy moves through systems. 

From the Archives: Shirley Jackson’s mysterious time at UR

While not enough to add her to Wikipedia’s notable alum, Jackson’s time at UR was significant and depressing enough to inspire many elements of her novel, “Hangsaman.”

Undergrads’ thoughts on overloading

When a student requests an overload, they usually agree to a rigorous schedule. Almost all students have additional responsibilities, such as work, extracurriculars, and research positions.