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Yellowjacket Weekend brings students together after an isolating year

After almost a year and a half of remote learning, UR has kicked off the start of a fully in-person semester with Yellowjacket Weekend.

This year’s UR Dining experience: Fresh produce, less waste

Last week, in response to an Opinions article about the best and worst of campus food, Director of Campus Dining Services Cameron Schauf asked if he could talk to the Campus Times to discuss what’s new.

Masks mandate ‘temporarily’ reinstated regardless of vaccine status, students split

On Aug. 9, UR reinstated the indoor mask requirement for all University campuses in a message from the President’s Office,…

New student orientation brings back traditions, excludes new sophomores

Incoming first-years and sophomores were welcomed last week with the renewal of many Rochester traditions that were cancelled last year…

COVID-19 updates: Cases rise in time for student arrival 

As the Delta variant spreads and students return to campus, new COVID-19 school-wide policies have been put in place for…

Students required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 for upcoming academic year

All undergraduate and graduate students will be required to get COVID-19 vaccinations before they arrive on campus for the upcoming…

Painted tunnels to be fully reset, still a no-go for student work

The tunnels underneath the academic quad are getting a full white-out before the start of the fall semester, after a year and a half of no new paint. 

A review of the spring semester’s mental health advocacy

There are many resources for UR students, both remote and on-campus, although most have been entirely online due to the pandemic. Resources that support students who are struggling include the University Counseling Center (UCC), the UR CARE Network, UR Connected, the Health Promotion Office, and many more.

Dandelion Day sucked, students say 

"D-Day is cursed, but at least I made a friend while freezing to death,” sophomore Jerome Daniels said. 

Students required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 for upcoming academic year

On April 23, the University announced that it will require all students who will set foot on campus “to have received an approved vaccine by August 1, 2021.”