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Wanted Man Browses Books

1. On Sept. 9, 2014 at 1:59pm, the bookstore staff alerted Public Safety to a suspicious male in the building. The workers recognized this male from a flier distributed from other college campuses alleging he had stolen items from their stores. The male was seen looking at new textbooks at which point the staff contacted Public Safety. When he realized he was being watched, the man left quickly before officers could arrive. Once on scene, the officers could not locate the man, but the bookstore workers assured that they would... [More]

Bookstore prepares for college town movein

The River Campus and Medical Center bookstores will be closed for movement to their new location at College Town on Friday, Sept. 26 at 5p.m. According ...

Panel links Ferguson, Missouri to Rochester’s past and present

This past Monday, a panel organized by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kristin Doughty used the Rochester Race Riots of 1964 and the recent events in ...

Greek week debuts community service collaboration

UR fraternities and sororities spent the morning of Saturday, Sept. 13 doing outdoor community service at Mount Hope Cemetery and with the 19th Ward Community ...

Adopt-A-Hall program aims to change dynamic between students and Public Safety officers

UR Public Safety has implemented a new Adopt-A-Hall program in order to “bridge the gap between students and public safety”, according to Public Safety Lieutenant ...

Abandoned cat explores Gilbert, wins hearts of UR students

A kitten was found behind the closed door of the first-floor kitchen of Gilbert Hall early in the morning on Friday, Aug. 28. The feline was ...

Students for a Democratic Society defend workers’ benefits

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) has involved itself in contract negotiations for service workers at UR in order to maintain their benefits. Negotiations took place ...

Students consider dining ranking

UR Dining Services was ranked sixth in the nation by The Daily Meal, an online publication which recently released its 2014 list of 75 Best ...

Policy revised

UR adopted a new policy regarding sexual assault on campus on June 1, 2014. The new policy attempts to clearly define terms such as harassment, ...

Gym closure displaces frequent visitors

Sections of the Goergen Athletic Center (GAC) are closed this month for renovations to the upstairs weight room. The “Fitness Center Improvement Project” is scheduled ...

Students wait in hotels for completion of Brooks Crossing

Brooks Crossing residents will move out of hotels and into the new building next week, as decided by a team of UR officials who reviewed ...

Rochester Optical makes prescription Google Glass

Rochester Optical announced its commercial release of digital lens-optimized prescription lenses for Google Glass on Tuesday, April 15. “A Google search will reveal that Rochester Optical ...

UR literary award wins recognition at London Book Fair

UR received recognition for one of its literary programs at the prestigious London Book Fair earlier this month. The University’s Three Percent website seeks to expand ...

Public Safety’s proactive stance

UR Public Safety has begun to take a proactive approach in the last few weeks following recent incidents and in preparation for Dandelion Day this ...

Research evaluates football injuries

A recent study on UR football players by Jeffrey Bazarian M.D. of the UR Medical Center (URMC) found that football players who experience repetitive head ...

Professor addresses missing plane

Relating to the ongoing search for Fight 370, the Malaysian Airlines flight that disappeared on March 8. Optical Engineering Professor Dr. Duncan Moore released a ...

SAVVY hosts peta2’s touring ‘Glass Wall’ exhibit

Peta2, the youth division of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) teamed up with the Student Association for Vegan and Vegetarian Youth (SAVVY) ...

STEM invites community to Family Science Day

The Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)  Initiative organization on campus hosted their first annual Family Science Day for young students and their families at ...

Tools disappear in Riverview

1. On Tuesday, April 8 between 8:00am and 5:00pm, a maintenance worker reported $232 worth of tools stolen from his unlocked car which was parked ...

“Heartbleed” ails web security

Earlier this month, UR’s network, along with millions of other websites that use the same software package, were been exposed to have a major security ...