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NROTC honors lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001

To commemorate the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept.11, 2001, UR’s Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) took to the Eastman Quad for a vigil and other activities on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The day began with a 9/11 Memorial Run. According to sophomore Midshipman Jacob Shawler, the race was great for motivation as well as team building. “You don’t just run together, but you have someone out there singing too, and keeping everyone on step,” Shawler said.... [More]

ESPN’s ‘E:60’ spotlights Eastman professor James VanDemark’s ‘music box’

Eastman School of Music professor and double bass soloist James VanDemark and four of his students were featured on “E:60,” an investigative news show on ...

World news recap: Sept. 18-24, 2014

U.S. begins airstrikes in Syria:  The U.S., along with its Middle Eastern allies, launched its first-ever air strikes in Syria on Tuesday night, Sept. 23.  President ...

Fraternity jungle rumbles, public safety investigates

A fight broke out between brothers representing two fraternities early Sunday, Sept. 20 at approximately 12:30am. The fight, which included at least three members from ...

Students represent UR at U.N. Day of Peace

Two UR students attended the 32nd annual U.N. Day of Peace observance in New York City this past Sunday, Sept. 21. Sophomore Ezra Baccar and ...

New hospital focuses on patient comfort

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital, dedicated to making patients and their families comfortable, will be added to Strong Memorial Hospital come 2015. This new addition to ...

Non-compliant female loiters in bookstore

2. On Sept. 18, 2014 at 3:13pm, DPS officers responded to a report of a suspicious female inside the bookstore. Staff advised that the female ...

Graffitist tags Eastman School

1. On Sept. 17, 2014 at 8:44pm, Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers assigned to the Eastman School of Music were advised of someone writing ...

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 ...

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 ...