Residents of Rochester joined the GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22 in celebrating its 22nd anniversary in Trumansburg, NY. The festival drew several Rochester and Western New York bands such as John Brown’s Body, Driftwood and the Notorious Stringbusters, but also several national acts such as Eilen Jewel and Willie Watson. As it does each year, the festival also included camping, parades, workshop healing and much more.

Check out the the Campus Times’ photo coverage below!

Photos by Matt Chin, Juliana Ruoff, David Baldo and Lauren Magin



Dinner for Peace was an unconventional way of protesting for Palestine

The dinner showcased aspects of Palestinian culture. It was a unique way of protesting against the genocide, against the Israeli occupation, against the university’s involvement with the genocide.

The Clothesline Project gives a voice to the unheard

The Clothesline Project was started in 1990 when founder Carol Chichetto hung a clothesline with 31 shirts designed by survivors of domestic abuse, rape, and childhood sexual assault.

5 students banned from campus for Gaza solidarity encampment

UR has been banning community members from campus since November for on-campus protests, but the first bans for current students were issued this weekend.