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Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and (men)struation

I want to be there for my girlfriend when she has her period every month, which I know is a tough time, but I don’t …


UR Tech: The limits of your unlimited data plan

UR Tech: The limits of your unlimited data plan

If you’ve been a mobile phone user over the last couple years, you may have noticed some suspiciously bribe-y advertisements coming from your carrier. Switch …


UR Pep Band,  spreading spirit since 2004

UR Pep Band, spreading spirit since 2004

The bound collection of past Campus Times issues from 2004 scrapes through dust as it is pulled off the shelf and propped open to the …


Meridian Society, campus tours led  by exceptional students

Meridian Society, campus tours led by exceptional students

Every prospective UR student who goes on a campus tour is amazed by the backward-walking, information-filled tour guides that introduce them to the University. But …


Ooohh La Lu-Lu: Advice for single girls on Valentine’s Day

Ooohh La Lu-Lu: Advice for single girls on Valentine’s Day

Now is the time of year when many girls start to dwell on the unsavory prospect of being without a valentine. Humor is often used …


Danforth DJs, skilled chefs choose dining hall music

Danforth DJs, skilled chefs choose dining hall music

It’s 10:30am on a snowy, Rochester morning, and the dining workers all gather around the center circle table in Danforth. The chefs from the different …


UR Tech: Bill Gates, Microsoft’s new Technology Advisor

On Feb. 4, Satya Nadella, the long time leader of Microsoft’s cloud and server enterprise divisions, was appointed as CEO of the company following the …


Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and sexual disconnects

My last girlfriend broke up with me because I couldn’t get hard when having sex with her, and one night, I even screamed “Oh, Steve!” …


The housing hunt: The ins and outs of securing housing on and off campus

The housing hunt: The ins and outs of securing housing on and off campus

As students begin to settle into the spring semester and adjust to new schedules, there is a nagging question that begins to worm its way …


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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 …


Free language learning software rivals Rosetta Stone

Free language learning software rivals Rosetta Stone

 

While walking through a major airport about three years ago, I made the mistake of stopping at one of the bright yellow Rosetta Stone booths …


Student reflects on Ukraine peaceful protests

Student reflects on Ukraine peaceful protests

My family has hosted many international students over the years for both school-year and summer stays. Two of these students were from Ukraine. One of …


Astoria: Rochester’s Greek cuisine, a review

Astoria. No, not Astoria, NY – an area right outside of Manhattan that is largely populated by Greeks – but Astoria, the restaurant on Monroe …


Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and orgasms

I don’t enjoy having sex at all. It is a tiring experience for me and I have never been able to achieve orgasm. However, I …


Six tips to save your hearing from the danger of earbuds

Almost all college students on campus can be seen with earbuds in their ears while walking to class. Listening to your personal device can beat …


Behind the Bells: Carillon Society Unveiled

Behind the Bells: Carillon Society Unveiled

“A carillon is a set of tuned bells. It must have at least 23 bells to be a carillon; otherwise it’s a chime. Ours has …


January admits: midyear freshmen share  stories of their semester before UR

January admits: midyear freshmen share stories of their semester before UR

Among the variety of nontraditional students at UR is a special group of individuals that opt to begin their college career during the second semester …


I Heart  Rochester Day: celebrating UR

I Heart Rochester Day: celebrating UR

The line to enter Hirst Lounge nearly stretched out the door as students poured into Wilson Commons on Wednesday, Jan. 29, waiting to participate in …


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Ooohh La Lu-Lu: fashion advice for a Rochester Winter

As a long time fashion obsédée and a Rochester resident for five years, I have recently decided to follow my passion and provide my fellow …


Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and sex toys

Should men be open to their girlfriends wanting to integrate adult toys into their sex lives?

Imitation may be the most sincere form of flattery, but …


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