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UR Snapshots Vol. 3: Meliora Weekend

I was biking on campus on Friday and nearly got run over by a golf cart.

Jon Batiste brings jazz carnival to Eastman

[caption id="attachment_281962" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo by Sing Chan.[/caption] Jon Batiste’s performance at the Kodak Hall this Saturday evening highlighted this…

Author and smooth talker Ann Patchett visits Strong

Sarah Mangelsdorf welcomed Ann Patchett to Strong Auditorium on Saturday afternoon by listing a few of her accolades — an…

Steele urges political involvement at Mel Weekend

Steele told students there are tools and mechanisms to use at their disposal to “move us from where we are to where you want us to be.”

Biographer Ron Chernow offers history and advice at Mel Weekend

Pulitzer-winning biographer Ron Chernow imparted historical perspective and life advice this past Mel Weekend, painting an unconventional but compelling portrait…

Sexual assault prevention campaign chalks up Mel Weekend

The messages included “#MeToo,” “We Stand with Survivors,” “Stop Blaming Victims!” and many chalkings of the phrase, “It’s On Us.”

First-years’ expectations mixed for Mel Weekend

Moreover, a large number of first-years were uncertain of what to expect for the weekend.

Mike Birbiglia scores at Meliora Weekend

Mike Birbigilia took the stage with little fanfare, joking about his hopes of making the night “even better.”

Roberts talks overcoming adversity through optimism

She referenced her parents as playing a critical role in instilling positivity in her from a young age.

Miller’s Court discusses gerrymandering, wedding cakes, and free speech

The freewheeling symposium drew a full house in Strong Auditorium and featured a cast of five legal heavyweights.