From the Archives: ‘Frosh’ and ‘Sophs’ get messy in Flag Rush tradition
A “horde of wildly excited and yelling freshmen who were besmeared with the combination of lampblack, grease and flour” vied for the glory of being the one to snatch the flag from the grips of the sophomore class.
CT Eats: Yummy Garden Part II
After months of sorrowful separation, Shagun and I ventured back to Yummy Garden for another taste of glory. This time for the hot pot, as promised. For those unfamiliar with the concept, the hot pot experience is essentially cooking your own food in boiling broth at your table.
From the Archives: President O’Brien’s name change controversy
O’Brien championed an effort to change UR’s name to the more prestigious sounding “Eastman University.” After his administration drew fire for stiff tuition increases and continued business with South Africa despite apartheid, this slight to the school’s identity was the last straw for many students.
CT Eats: Pittsford Farms Dairy provides pastry perfection
The mousse had a light tangy raspberry flavor that paired perfectly with the sweeter white chocolate glaze. The texture was a technical dream: beautifully aerated and fluffy. The layer of cake, the foundation for this pastry, was luxuriously light and marvelously moist. A perfect parcel of pastry.
Research Rochester: Cohavi investigates peer validation via social media
Half the participants — the “inclusion” group — got many likes. The other half — the “ostracism” group — received very few. In this way, Cohavi and Gearinger simulated peer validation as their experimental variable.
UR’s chamber of secrets and its writing on the wall
Normally taboo or too personal topics like rape, mental health, abuse, or addiction have found a place on the off-yellow walls.