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In memoriam: Students share their memories of Juliette Richard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juliette,
I thought I couldn’t write you this, but I know you’d have scoffed at me. You’d have said “oh, just stop being so closed off …


Ooohh La Lu-Lu: Springtime fashion

Ooohh La Lu-Lu: Springtime fashion

Liz Beson, Illustrator

Even though in Rochester the beginning of spring seems to be quite delayed this year, there is no reason for us to …


Ask Chris: Making your love life a piece of cake

Ask Chris: Making your love life a piece of cake

My boyfriend has taken to calling me muffin and cupcake, but I hate it. How do I tell him?

I intend to, like bread, rise to …


Foreign Focus: Christchurch, New Zealand

Foreign Focus: Christchurch, New Zealand

Courtesy of Alexandra Kazimir

New Zealand is a beautiful country full of high mountains, green hills and pristine lakes. It is one of the most …


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UR Tech: Evading international internet blockades

While the news that Turkey has banned mainstream websites such as Twitter and Youtube may be a bit shocking, filtering or even wholesale blockage of …


Foreign Focus: Athens, Greece, an exploration of study abroad experiences

Foreign Focus: Athens, Greece, an exploration of study abroad experiences

The healing sanctuary of Asclepius in Epidaurus.

Athens, Greece. As one of the world’s oldest cities  and the largest in Greece, Athens is filled with …


Ask Estrada: Hookups, relationships, and great expectations

My boyfriend’s penis is only 2.5 inches long. I’m used to longer penises than this, but I love him so much I don’t want  him …


Osteria Rocco, Italian Cuisine: A Review

On Monroe Avenue, there lies a small, quaint, and classic Italian restaurant: Osteria Rocco. I walked in on a Tuesday night, and, to my dismay, …


Airplane disasters bring legislative change

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which took off on March 8 from Beijing Capital International Airport, has now been missing for over two weeks. To our …


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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 Tech: The future of virtual reality

UR Tech: The future of virtual reality

About a week ago, one of my cohorts in a virtual reality (VR) project called me aside in the lab to show me a special …


Confessions of an  ITS Employee

Confessions of an ITS Employee

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at ITS? Freshman  and Help Desk Assistant Ilya Dyskin shares his experience.

What are your basic duties as an …


Websites help students organize studying

Websites help students organize studying

Two heads are better than one, and when studying for exams, this statement is especially true. In fact, peer learning is positively correlated with success …


Walking in circles: Brothers catch attention of student body

Walking in circles: Brothers catch attention of student body

Dragging my right leg beside me in a large circle in the snow and wobbling back and forth like a penguin, my lungs clenched in …


How to spend your St. Patrick’s Day

How to spend your St. Patrick’s Day

This week has been a long one, and spring break is clearly on all of our minds. While constantly worrying about midterms and planning for …


Ask Chris: Lovers, partners, and pairs, oh my

Ask Chris: Lovers, partners, and pairs, oh my

Editor’s Note: Professor Estrada was not feeling well this week, so one of our staff decided to step in and share his own words of …


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UR Tech: Google’s global domination

The Comcast-TWC merger is fast approaching, and with it comes a collective groan from every cable user in America. 

The two massive TV and internet conglomerates …


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 …


UR Tech: Sochi drones pave  way for new sports filming

UR Tech: Sochi drones pave way for new sports filming

If you were one of the 219.4 million viewers of the recently-completed Sochi Winter Olympics, you probably saw your fair share of breathtaking moments captured …


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Conquering the mountain: Student’s trek changes perspective

My friend approached me online one day, blabbering about his plans of travel. I was not paying too much attention until I heard him mention …


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