UR FOOT: Starting out the year on a high point

In 2008, a group of UR Outing Club members came up with the idea of doing an orientation trip for freshmen–a few days of outdoor …


‘Madame de Sade’: chains, whips, and suffering

Parsa Lotfi / Photo Editor

In today’s Western civilization, we pride ourselves in the excessive amount of freedom we believe we deserve – but is …

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 …


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 …


“Sophia/Portrait” tackles questions of love and death

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor


This past week, Drama House visitors had the pleasure of watching two original plays written and performed by members of …

Dialogue of the Carmelites

“Dialogues of the Carmelites” captivates

Courtesy of Michael Radigan

“Dialogues of the Carmelites” by Francis Poulenc performed last week at Eastman, and it was an absolutely fantastic show. It was …


‘Grand Budapest Hotel’: subtlety is beauty

Liz Beson, Illustrator

All discussions of Wes Anderson or his films begin with a mention or discussion of his idiosyncratic style. Anderson’s films are known …

Wegman Family Charitable Foundation donates $17 million

On Tuesday, April 1, UR President Joel Seligman announced The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation made a $10 million gift to the University’s Institute for Data …

University mourns the loss Juliette Richard

UR freshman Juliette Richard was found dead in her room in Hoeing Hall this past Saturday, March 29.

Amanda Van Auken, who originally found Richard around …


Trustee funds renovation of Morey Hall

Courtesy of HOLT Architects

University Trustee Ronald Rettner has created the Ronald Rettner Campus Improvement Fund to refurbish and renovate existing buildings on campus. Construction …


Sigma Alpha Mu faces trial

Sigma Alpha Mu, currently housed on the Fraternity Quadrangle, is currently facing charges of hazing. A decision will be made at a hearing on Friday, …

Humans of NY

Humans of New York creator comes to UR

Parsa Lotfi, Photo Editor

Brandon Stanton is, according to Time magazine, one of the most successful people under the age of 30. His blog has …

Wearing the CT

Poll finds more students wear CT than read CT

Liz Beson, Illustrator

An internal Campus Times poll conducted campus-wide has revealed “startling” information about the changing nature of news in the 21st century.

According to …

tim wise

Wise encourages open discussion of racial issues

Aaron Schaffer, Photo Editor

Tim Wise, a nationally-acclaimed anti-racism speaker, spoke to a packed Hoyt Auditotium last Thursday, Feb. 27. He has spoken in all …


Religious recruiters spark concern

Recent student reports indicate that a religious group not affiliated with UR has been soliciting students on campus during the past few weeks.

Students report that …


Institute for Popular Music celebrates Beatles’ legacy

Aaron Schaffer, Photo Editor

February 9th, 1964 was the beginning of an era. Over thirteen million adoring fans tuned in on black and white TV …


Measles outbreak affects UR students

Aaron Schaffer, Photo Editor

A UR student was diagnosed with measles on Friday, Feb. 7. He has since recovered and is no longer contagious, according …

UR Pep Band,  spreading spirit since 2004

UR Pep Band, spreading spirit since 2004

The bound collection of past Campus Times issues from 2004 scrapes through dust as it is pulled off the shelf and propped open to the …

talent show

Talent show brings smiles and tears, claps and jeers

Aaron Schaffer, Photo Editor

On Friday, Jan. 31, the Susan B. Anthony Lower R.A. Staff hosted “UR’s Got Talent” at the May Room in Wilson …

Deconstructing Scapes

Zahra Nazari brings her world to Rochester

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor

Between semesters, Hartnett Gallery had the honor of exhibiting the work of Zahra Nazari. Entitled “Deconstructing Scapes,” the display showcased …



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