Tagged - Alumni

Alumnus discusses the cost of being black in America

“Why are people of color in America unable to accumulate wealth and pass it on to further generations?” asked Rochester, referring to how African-Americans own only about 2 percent of American wealth.

He was a star UR soccer player. Now he’s a pro Johnny Depp impersonator.

“It’s liberating to go from working in HR during the week, making sure people are respecting each other, and then getting to be a lusty pirate on the weekends."

Alumni of the living dead

People don’t live forever, though, so after 166 years, the question is: How many UR alumni are living, and how many are deceased?