Workers’ union agrees on contract after negotiations

UR and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) tentatively agreed on new labor contracts for approximately 1,800 workers at UR Medical Center’s Strong Memorial Hospital …


Laverne Cox breaks down barriers for transgender discussion

Just a year after Time magazine named Laverne Cox the fourth most influential character on television, the brilliantly talented star of Netflix’s television series “Orange …

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter: Re2pect well deserved?

Derek Jeter ; now that’s a name that can make even non-sports fans smile. Jeter played in the biggest city in the country and probably …


UR Optics captures national attention with creation of “cloaking device”

Physics professor John Howell and Ph.D student Joseph Choi of UR’s Optics Department developed a new design for a cloaking device, capturing national attention.

By using …


Student organization protests financial aid system

A new student organization, the Peaceful Protest of the Financial Aid System, formed this summer to question the transparency and sympathy of UR’s Office of …

Michelle Relin

History for Relin and UR as field hockey continues hot start

UR field hockey is off to its best start in team history after extending its season-opening winning streak with a pair of victories this past …

Inauguration 2

Politics: Campus style, Committee for Political Engagement

CPE students participate in political activism around the country.

Many things separate Sarah Krulik and Jenny Hansler. For starters, Krulik is a sophomore, while Hansler …


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 …


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 …


Creative, offbeat humor plays on campus culture

Left to right: Comedians Ron Funches, Nick Vatterott, and Michael Ian Black perform in Strong Auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 6.

New and returning students packed …


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 …


‘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 …

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