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Miracle basket goes viral

Miracle basket goes viral

February 9, 2016

Mack Montague nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in overtime after teammate Sam Borst-Smith intentionally missed a free throw, giving the Yellowjackets a wild 77-76 win over 21st-ranked Chicago. Video of the shot has been posted and tweeted and retweeted thousands of times, making in on the ESPN’s Top Ten plays of the day.

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Students gather in response to Yik Yak decision

Students gather in response to Yik Yak decision

February 4, 2016

Students assembled in front of Rush Rhees Library just before noon after staging a walkout to protest University President Joel Seligman’s decision to not ban the social media app Yik Yak.

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Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

January 28, 2016

Five graduating seniors were honored for their service this year in local organizations serving needs ranging from at-risk youth to community schooling.

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Comedian, <em>Office</em> co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

Comedian, Office co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

January 26, 2016

Comedian B.J. Novak, best known for his role on The Office where he also served as a writer and producer, headlines Winterfest on Saturday, Jan. 30.

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Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

January 19, 2016

A company run by four seniors has reached the final 32 of Student Startup Madness, a national collegiate competition for digital media startups. More than 100 teams applied.
The company is called “thinc.” and features a website that displays the front pages of college newspapers across the country.

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Varsity athletes are sweating it out before sunrise

Varsity athletes are sweating it out before sunrise

December 9, 2015

By the time their 9 o’clock class starts, many student athletes have already been awake for hours. How do they manage the early-morning practices in the nocturnal world of college?

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As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

December 3, 2015

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa invites for induction outstanding students at America’s leading colleges and universities. This year, 15 Rochester students were named Phi Beta Kappans.

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Students demand better racial climate at the University

Students demand better racial climate at the University

November 20, 2015

About 150 students and supporters marched peacefully across the River Campus on Friday to demand that “the University of Rochester’s administration implement immediate and lasting changes that will reduce intolerable acts of racism that students of color endure at our University.”

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