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Discovering immortality in ‘Poetic Sentiment’

David Libbey – Staff Photographer

Amidst all this snow, it’s not surprising that some of it made its way into Wilson Commons. But it won’t …


Newly-discovered star “flew by” our solar system

A newly discovered binary star system was found to have passed exceedingly close to our solar system within the last 70,000 years. Associate Professor of …


Keystone XL: inconsequential, vetoed or not

In the latest national news, the bill to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline was vetoed by President Obama.    This was only …


United States should stand its ground on GMOs

Arguably, the most underreported story in the media these days is the ongoing negotiations over the proposed United States-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership …


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Guest athletes play during halftime at women’s basketball game

Nathaniel Potrepka – illustrator

This past Spirit Week, UR came out on top with electrifying victories against NYU from both the Men and Women’s Basketball …


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International rugby tournament kicks off

With the Rugby World Cup looming, this year’s Six Nations Tournament leaves each team with something to prove. It’s all about momentum, mentality, moving forward …


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Climber summits a frozen Niagara Falls

Photo Courtesy of Red Bull

Before last week, Will Gadd had never visited Niagara Falls. Within an hour, he had scaled a 150-foot frozen section …


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Djokovic, Williams thrive Down Under

Christian Cieri, Staff Illustrator

The Australian Open came to a close on Sunday when top-ranked Novak Djokovic captured his fifth title in the land Down …


A new year, A new(s)paper

Newspapers have been in a tough spot for a while. Layoffs occur en masse. The so-called “old media”-–made up of newspapers and other forms of …


“Foxcatcher:” A visualization of internal terror

Most movies follow a conventional three act structure. They start with introductions to characters and exposition, build to a climax and resolve this climax as …


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An interview with Bill Hader

Liz Beson, Senior Staff

Bill Hader, most commonly known for the versatile roles he played on “Saturday Night Live,” has garnered increasing notoriety over the …


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The Athlete’s Perspective: The Ugliest face in rugby

Parsa Lotfi, Photo Editor

At the turn of the New Year, the University of Rochester club rugby team, better known as the Uglies, are sitting …


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Previous UR student founds international non-profit

Courtesy of SmileyGo

The movement towards social entrepreneurship is attracting more and more followers today. Youths much like ourselves are no longer satisfied with the …


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UR Tech: Hacking, easy as pi

Courtesy of Eric Chiodo

I find trying to explain my work at family reunions to be a weird affair. Some relative or other will inevitably …


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UR Tech: Better with brain power

Liz Beson, Staff Illustrator

When you ask which is the better thinking machine, a brain or a computer, it stands to reason you’ll get different …


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University of Rochester Press celebrates 25th anniversary

Over the last 25 years, the University of Rochester Press has published over 600 books across a wide variety of academic disciplines, featuring authors of …


Allen, Defense power Rochester to 2-0

On an unseasonably warm September day, a combination of power running and suffocating defense gave UR football’s team a decisive 30-2 victory over the visiting …


Goodman shines at Canton Classic

It was a busy weekend for the UR women’s tennis team, who competed in the St. Lawrence University Canton Classic tournament on Saturday, Sept. 20 …


Dominick Schumacher – Men’s Golf

1. How did you first get involved with golf?

I first started playing golf around age 9. I was watching golf on TV and it looked …


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Loren Wagner – Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week Loren Wagner talks basketball.


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