Beyond Rochester

Uighurs testify on persecution in China

Composed of personal testimonies from three Uighur women, an Oct. 26 event hosted by UR College Republicans gave students a…

Amid whistleblower case, Mark Zaid enjoys Mel Weekend

Zaid, a 1989 UR grad who works as a national security attorney, may have just signed onto one of the biggest cases in his career.

Second Africa business conference explores continent’s potential

Undergraduates, business students, and professionals from UR and RIT gathered on Saturday at the second annual Rochester Africa Business Conference…

Egyptian multimedia journalist tells of reporting under censorship

“Once governments learn to harness social media, it can be used against citizens,” Paine said.

At CR event, a call for action on climate change

College Republicans hosted a panel discussion on climate change solutions this past Thursday with politicians and climate change lobbyists. “We…

Undocumented farm workers talk discrimination and empowerment at panel

“[The bosses] give us housing but abuse us,” said panelist Biatriz Gatica, who has worked in agriculture for 12 years.

Progressive ideas flow at Title IX comment party

Students and organizers crafted comments at a comment party co-hosted by the Title IX office and the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia.

UR, Seligman, Clark sued by EEOC complainants

UR and two of its top administrators are being sued in federal court.

Dinner raises money for children displaced by Middle East conflict

About 250 guests attended the dinner, the proceeds of which are intended to fund education for children affected by the Middle Eastern refugee crisis.

Students and faculty worry about a world without net neutrality

Professor Michael Scott said that this financial view companies have could result in competitive content being slowed down to drive up costs of fast internet.