Archives - Sam Passanisi

Tampons and pad effort stabilizes

Since then, Floto said, SA has seen the usage of tampons and pads decline to more reasonable rates.

If money is all that you love

Somebody, or perhaps multiple people, weighed the prospect of hurting a customer against the prospect of losing money, and decided that the latter was worse.

Yom Hashoah spent with a “Walk to Remember”

Yom Hashoah means “Day of the Holocaust” in Hebrew, and it’s also the date of AEPi’s annual Walk to Remember event.

The students behind Dandelion Day

The student group responsible for planning and executing Dandelion Day says it’s been creative in putting together a great event this year.

Renaissance Scholarship to be phased out

No new students will be admitted under the program in 2017, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jonathan Burdick said in an email.

TEDx coming to UR

TEDxUniversityofRochester, an independently organized but still brand name event, is slated for Saturday.

New UR podcast launched

With just five episodes released so far, the podcast is still in its early stage, but Bruno is excited about its potential.

Senate Summary: 4/3/17

The Students' Association (SA) Senate debated the merits of a change to its bylaws that would alter the ways in which senators can use executive session.

Students tackle issue of affirmative action

Two teams debated whether affirmative action is "an effective policy in the advancement of certain minority groups in the U.S."

RCL pop-up programs seek to bring students into the fold

Pop-ups from the fall semester included a dance performance by a senior student and an exhibit of AIDS education posters.