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What’s the history of this hat?

What’s the history of this hat?

December 14, 2016

Cap, toque, beanie, or bucket — the story of freshmen caps knits together 66 years of student traditions and some colorful etymology, says University archivist Melissa Mead.

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Heading home, feeling hungry

Heading home, feeling hungry

December 9, 2016

When you head home for winter break, what are you hungry for? Dani Douglas ’17 poses the question to four of her classmates, and provides links to recipes for these home-made favorites.

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Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

December 8, 2016

From Thanksgiving through the December holidays, faculty, staff, and students have been giving back to the greater Rochester community, and many are collecting donations in the next couple of weeks.

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Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

December 8, 2016

Daniela Camilleri ’17 is a voice performance major and Samantha Andrew ’17 is pursuing dual degrees in violin performance at Eastman and molecular genetics on the River Campus.

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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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