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Mock Trial wins big at regionals

Both the Rochester A and B teams will compete at the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) in Lancaster, Pa., from Mar. 17 to 19.

Dandyhacks, in fourth year, spurs innovation

Dandyhacks, UR’s hackathon run by the Computer Science Undergraduate Council, is now in its fourth year.

Diversity survey results reveal splits among UR community

The survey measured the inclusiveness of the University’s academic environment across eight factors—trust, appreciation of individual attributes, sense of belonging, access to opportunity, equitable reward and recognition, cultural competence, respect, and common purpose.

Students write love letters to immigrants

Students wrote letters extending words of love and encouragement to UR’s immigrant community last Thursday afternoon at the “#ToImmigrantsWithLove” event held in Hirst Lounge.

First Latino on second-highest court named Commencement speaker

The Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna ‘75, Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, has been announced as this year’s commencement speaker.

5K Challenge raises questions of missteps

Other 5K finalists think the contest was unorganized and maybe unfair.

SOCA’s Bob Marley Expo fosters unity through music

This year’s theme of “One Love” was inspired by the country’s current socio-political climate and meant to honor the life of Bob Marley as an artist and an activist, said senior and SOCA President Elizana Joseph.

Ringing the bell on racism

His one-man show, “The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour,” played to nearly nonstop laughs in the crowded Douglass Ballroom on Friday evening.

Humanities talks teach importance of academia in ‘post-truth’ world

Around 100 people crowded into the Humanities Center Lounge in Rush Rhees Library morning for the opening remarks of the Knowledge and Citizenship Teach-in.

#NoBanNoWall protest draws students, faculty, admins

Holding a banner that read “#NoBanNoWall” in English, Spanish, Somali, Farsi, and Arabic, student organizers took turns denouncing the ban.