Sigma Chi: Sharing through Service

Guest Contributor – John Donner ‘16 The first time you see the village of Vermuja (which translates literally to “The Little Houses”), you are left speechless. Small streams of dirty water mixed with human waste trickle across the road, and trash is strewn throughout the fields. The only bathrooms in existence are those that have been built by […]

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Khalil Muhammad

Schomburg Center of Black Culture director to deliver MLK Keynote

WHO: Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will deliver the University of Rochester’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address. COMMEMORATIVE ADDRESS: 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, Strong Auditorium on the River Campus. There will be a Q&A session at the end of Dr. Muhammad’s talk. […]


A Spirit of Activism at Rochester

Guest Contributor–Natalie Ziegler One of the major factors in my decision to come to Rochester was my admissions interview. I remember hearing that “a spirit of activism permeates this campus.” Even though the phrase was broad and relatively vague, it was enough to entice me. I’d been active in social justice campaigns during high school […]