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Changes coming soon to UR Dining

Dining Services will be reorganizing the layout of dining halls, hours and meal plans in the future.

'Jackets sting juicy Big Red

The Yellowjackets took down Franklin and Marshall, Cornell and UPenn this week. They suffered their third loss of the season to No. 3 Princeton.

The online revolution

The revolution may not by televised, but it will be viewed on YouTube, shared on Facebook and posted on Twitter.…

Chickens run down 'Jackets

UR put up a tough fight, but in the end the No. 1 Trinity Bantams were simply too much as Squash fell, 6-3.

‘Jackets thrown to the dogs

Yale downed the UR squash team, 7-2, to hand the home team its first loss of the season.

Nepal and India: a world of difference

We entered Nepal, a country of counterfeit North Face and Columbia jackets, fearsome gurkha soldiers (the Maoist insurgency ended in 2008), legions of foreigners set to go trekking (mountain climbing) and mountainous road passes that act as the arteries of the nation.

Stranger in a strange land: Hyderabad style

We entered the 1,000 Pillar Temple in Warangal and were blessed. The monk applied the red mark — the Kumkum ­— to our grimy, dirty, ignorant, American foreheads in this holy place.

The State of Zimbabwean refugees

One thousand five hundred people now live in canvas tents on a football field-sized patch of dirt. On another field…

View from Abroad: South Africa

'Brother, sorry brother. Can you help me?"'Two rand for milk and bread?" I look at him a beggar with a…
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Cape Town's beauty and chaos

In Cape Town, you cannot walk on the streets alone at night, especially if you are white or look wealthy.…