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Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

December 1, 2016

Ian Manzi ’18 is organizing an online registry to purchase 77 books written in English for the Family Library at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, in an effort to educate high schoolers in his native country.

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News from the front lines of the AIDS fight

News from the front lines of the AIDS fight

December 1, 2016

Founded by University of Rochester students in 1971, the Empty Closet is one of the oldest continuously published LGBT papers in the United States. Its pages reflect the story of the AIDS epidemic.

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Boar’s Head Dinner tradition continues

Boar’s Head Dinner tradition continues

November 30, 2016

Trumpets blaring. Men and women clad in medieval costumes. Figgie pudding and “the reading of the Boar.” The 82-year-old tradition of Boar’s Head Dinner continues this week.

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Cast reflects on <em>Circle Mirror Transformation</em>

Cast reflects on Circle Mirror Transformation

November 30, 2016

A mixture of theater rookies and veterans, the student cast and crew of Circle Mirror Transformation share some of the insights they’ve gained in working on the production, which runs through December 10.

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University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

November 18, 2016

Dan Bronson’ 18, starting quarterback for the Yellowjackets, chased and captured a man who had robbed an elderly woman outside a Lockport, NY restaurant.

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Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

November 17, 2016

Angela Remus, a Des Plaines, Illinois, native, is interviewing to be among the 32 American candidates chosen for the international postgraduate award.

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As Center for Freeform Optics grows, so do opportunities for students

As Center for Freeform Optics grows, so do opportunities for students

November 10, 2016

Since its 2013 launch under an award from the National Science Foundation, CeFO has been shaping the future of optical instrumentation on a global scale, and has more than doubled the number of partner companies in just this past year.

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Field Hockey moves on to Sweet 16

Field Hockey moves on to Sweet 16

November 10, 2016

With a 2-0 victory over visiting Shenandoah University, the Yellowjackets move to the next round of the NCAA Division III playoffs, taking on defending national champion Middlebury College on Saturday.

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’There really is a story for everyone‘

’There really is a story for everyone‘

November 4, 2016

As a PhD candidate in biophysics, Karl Smith studies glass filters 10,000 times thinner than a human hair. But his “hidden passion” is crafting stories on demand on his 1926 Underwood typewriter for 10 cents each.

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American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

November 4, 2016

As a freshman, Skylar Cerbone ’20 normally wouldn’t take Lynda Powell’s intermediate course, American Elections, this fall. But Cerbone didn’t want to wait. “It’s a presidential election year,” the political science major says. “I had to take this class now. It’s too important not to.”

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