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Mass resignation leaves SA with 11 senators

12 senators have resigned from the Students’ Association (SA) over the past two weeks, citing their belief that SA’s bureaucracy makes it difficult to effect real change.

URAC holds protest during Mangelsdorf event, demands action

On Thursday, the UR Abolition Coalition (URAC) staged a protest at the in-person Casual Conversations with President Mangelsdorf event.

Rochester Marriage Pact claims to find yoUR perfect match

The Rochester Marriage Pact is a college-specific matchmaking service — an idea that originated from a market design class project at Stanford, according to the creators.

Eastman School of Music named Yamaha Institution of Excellence

UR’s Eastman School of Music has been named a Yamaha Institution of Excellence alongside 9 other colleges and universities in an inaugural annual award.

University announces tentative relaxation of no-visitor policy

A pilot program allowing students to have a maximum of one masked visitor in their dorm is slated to begin March 15, pending compliance with COVID-19 guidelines.

Rochestarians take to the streets after Grand Jury exonerates officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death

Demonstrators spoke on perceived failures of the criminal justice system, but also on potential fixes, like Daniel’s Law, a piece of state-level legislation that calls for regional and state councils.

URAC town hall discusses student demands, future meeting with Mangelsdorf

“Everyone here has a purpose,” Agyare-Kumi said. “But we need to come together.” 

Carillon concert commemorates COVID-19 tragedies

For the past week, the bells at the top of Rush Rhees were rung in memory of alumni who lost their lives due to COVID-19. 

UHS conducts more COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests for spring semester

To up their surveillance abilities, UR is conducting more Rapid Antigen Tests instead of just RT-PCR tests this spring.

RPD Protest Images 2/1/21

On February first, protestors took to the streets after the Rochester Police Department pepper sprayed a 9-year-old girl. To read…