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UR Medicine study links redlining in Rochester to premature birth rates

“This is further evidence of the influence of a legacy of structural racism on the disproportionate burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes for Black women in the U.S.,” Hollenbach said in an article published in URMC news.

Tentative agreement reached between union workers, UR and Strong Memorial Hospital, members to vote next week

On Oct. 29, 1,800 service workers at UR and Strong Memorial Hospital reached a two-year tentative agreement with employers after…

Mayor-Elect Malik Evans on the importance of local politics and community engagement in Rochester

Rochester’s got a new mayor in town, and he wants UR students to vote local.  Almost Mayor-Elect and UR alum…

The Commissary revitalizes the food industry in downtown Rochester

In the heart of downtown Rochester sits the only community kitchen in Monroe County. Launched in October 2020 in the Sibley Building, The Commissary is Rochester’s first food business incubator.

Masks mandate ‘temporarily’ reinstated regardless of vaccine status, students split

On Aug. 9, UR reinstated the indoor mask requirement for all University campuses in a message from the President’s Office,…

Letter to the Editor: UR’s love-hate relationship with the 19th Ward

Understanding the Ward’s history as a segregated neighborhood helps explain the way it exists today, with racist bridge fears permeating the University campus.

Money talks more than mass emails

The University needs to start giving back to the community that it’s anchored in.

Still no justice for Daniel Prude

Chauvin’s conviction doesn’t prove that the system is just or fixed.

Even the simplest police reform moves at a snail’s pace

Why wasn’t this issue dealt with when the first child was brutalized by the RPD?

Cheers and jeers: Spring reopening

Cheers to not needing to enter a pause. Yet.