Rochester Life

Exploring the Roc: Hidden gems on the Orange Line

Hello new students! Welcome to Rochester. This city will be your home for more-or-less four years, so you may want…

A Bite of UR: Campus Food

Douggie, with its casual vibe and central location, is an ideal meetup spot between classes or a place for a sit-down meal.

Want to see gender inequality at UR? Look at the sculptures.

“People we honor seem to be more and more men, white men in particular [...] We have hundreds of women alumni who are super important. Where are they?”

For astronomy aficionados, Mees a guiding star

“We do some fantastic stargazing away from the city lights using an actual observatory, and people are able to see amazing features in the night sky that they have never seen before like galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae,” Spiewak said.

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.

Rochester Running Company jogging group brings people together

The Rochester Running Company is home to a community of people that come together every week to do what they love: run.

The Little Box brings city music scene underground

Music, memorabilia, and bread can all be found at The Little Box, an underground music venue.

Rexpo thrills passionate community

The Rochester Reptile Expo is “Herpetoculture for Herpers by Herpers.”

A history of UR’s tunnels

UR’s tunnel system has a history as long as it stretches across campus and between buildings.

Fight the decline of declining

It’s that time of the semester again. Your Declining has declined to the point of no return.