Rochester Life

The secret life of librarians

Librarians are good resources for students who wish to find a particular book in the library, to search scholastic materials online, or to access a specific database.

Catch em’ all over campus

If there is one thing this summer will be remembered for, it will be the day in early July when Pokémon Go swept the world.

Urban Fellows learn through experience

The program itself began in 2002 when a small group of students wanted to help engage their peers in civil service and community outreach.

Planning for commencement

Rain or shine, about 1,400 undergraduates will graduate in the 166th College Commencement ceremony Sunday morning—at around 40 percent of the cost in previous years.

Brothel rumor busted

As a member of a UR sorority, your housing is relegated to special-interest floors in upperclassmen housing.

Undergrad engineer researches rehab

Senior Mary Bucklin got her start in research the summer before her sophomore year, studying motion analysis and advancing ankle brace technology for patients with posterior tibial tension disorder.

The art of the rejection email

In the process of applying to summer programs, I was given a brisk refresher in the timeless art of the rejection email.

Small World in the shadows

Small World Food, a worker-cooperative food producer, has been selling their goods at local farmers markets for years, but only recently did it open a retail location, where the small customer base has been a major boon for the emerging business.

Happily ever after

According to the CDC, 2,118,000 people get married every year in the U.S., and 20 to 25 of those occur at the Interfaith Chapel here on campus. You and The One could be one of those few couples who choose to marry on campus.

Germs in the Genesee

In a 2012 study released by the Environment America Research and Policy Center, the Genesee was named the thirty-second most polluted body of water in America, by amount of toxic chemicals discharged into the water.