Student podcast ‘Classically Black’ builds bridges to classical world
Harris and Brown started “Classically Black” to create a community for African-American classical musicians, an often underrepresented group within the field. Harris remarked, “these people have been [there]; we are still here.”
Women Mean Business draws the curtain on discrimination in music
“I want to get to a place where female composers are regular instead of some special rare thing, where it’s not even a second thought.”
American Ninja Warrior
UR senior ‘ready to battle’ in ‘American Ninja Warrior’
Schlageter built a ninja course in his backyard when he was 14 to prepare. “I would set myself really difficult challenges — things I could not do." He added, “It’s just a matter of repeatedly failing — trying to figure out what went wrong that time and making adjustments. I know that I can do it because it’s doable.”
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.
Cayley Hallahan, after open-heart surgery, will bike across America
After her graduation this May and two years after the heart surgery, Hallahan plans to bike across America, a 4,000+ mile journey from Baltimore to San Francisco.
Colleen Raimond: UR’s resource for all things LGBTQ+
Directing people in need to useful resources is a crucial aspect of Raimond’s role, one that has become important at a time when the social and legal landscape surrounding LGBTQ issues has become uncertain.
He was a star UR soccer player. Now he’s a pro Johnny Depp impersonator.
“It’s liberating to go from working in HR during the week, making sure people are respecting each other, and then getting to be a lusty pirate on the weekends."