Invasive lanternfly arrives in Rochester: see it, squish it, report it

The spotted lanternfly, an invasive bug species native to southeast Asia, has been spotted in Rochester, according to the New…

Missing professor Rantakari’s body recovered from Genesee River Tuesday

RPD recovered missing professor Heikki Rantakari's body from the Genesee River midday Tuesday.

Missing professor Rantakari fell into Genesee River, police say. UR still hasn’t notified students, faculty

Professor Heikki Rantakari has been missing since Oct. 21. Police said Friday they found video of him falling from a bridge into the Genesee River. UR didn't notify the full student and faculty body of the situation until Oct 30.

Man shot by RPD officer during skirmish

A Rochester police officer shot a man Monday night after that man allegedly tackled and punched the officer before fighting…

Rochester community honors Tyre Nichols with vigil

The horrific footage of the killing of Tyre Nichols invoked a national response upon its release, with protests and vigils being held in major cities.

Panel celebrates 50 years of LGBTQ+ activism, Todd Union’s history

The University held a Meliora Weekend panel celebrating Todd Union's history as the home of UR's Gay Liberation Front.

Westside Farmers Market holds College Night to bridge University and community

Open-air jazz, locally-grown vegetables, focaccia bread, goat cheese, and Narcan training all competed against a rainstorm last Tuesday at Westside Farmers Market’s annual College Night.

Call to action against crisis pregnancy centers caps off summer of abortion-rights protests

The public announcement of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade in early May kicked off a summer of abortion-rights…

Rochester summer news round-up

No matter what that patented collegiate-student sense of self-importance may tell us, Rochester keeps bustling even when we go home…

March 31 presidential debate gives UR a look into SA hopefuls

While the candidates explained the ideal relationship between student government and administration, a small mechanical whirr could be heard from…