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Rochester hosts swimming and diving championships

Rochester hosts swimming and diving championships

February 16, 2016

Some of the best college swimmers and divers from Division III will be competing as Rochester hosts the 2016 University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships at the Webster Aquatic Center.

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Students set goal of $30,000 to help families own homes

Students set goal of $30,000 to help families own homes

February 15, 2016

The University’s Habitat for Humanity chapter is working to sponsor a house by the end of the year.

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Student video contest to fight racism offers $500 to winner

Student video contest to fight racism offers $500 to winner

February 11, 2016

From The Buzz: The University’s new anti-racism campaign working group will launch a student video contest featuring the theme, “We’re Better Than That.”

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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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