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Field hockey team aims to raise suicide awareness

Field hockey team aims to raise suicide awareness

September 9, 2019

Field hockey teammates Kate Kujawa ’20 and Amanda Guido ’20 have both been touched by suicide. Now the team is dedicating its September home game to remembering those lost and to raising awareness of support available for those who need help.

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Football, acting, and activism spur this South Florida native

Football, acting, and activism spur this South Florida native

September 3, 2019

James Bentayou ’23 hopes Rochester will become a place where he can combine his interest in acting, politics, and football. “I want people on campus to remember me.”

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Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

May 8, 2019

Nik Angyal ’19 had two passions in high school: chemistry and soccer. He graduates from Rochester at the top of his class in both. His next move: pursuing his doctorate and focusing on global climate change.

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Football lineman’s donation may become a lifesaver

Football lineman’s donation may become a lifesaver

March 7, 2019

Rochester football player Nick Balch ’19 got the call when he was helping to clear snow from the stadium seats: the database had a match and his bone marrow could save a stranger’s life.

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A winning track record

A winning track record

February 28, 2019

One of the most decorated athletes in Rochester’s history, Kylee Bartlett ’19 is looking to repeat as national pentathlon champion this weekend, and is cherishing the balance she’s found in her final season.

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Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

January 17, 2019

The University of Rochester is the national champion in the diversion category of the most recent National GameDay Recycling Challenge, the nation’s premier collegiate football waste reduction competition.

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Debate Union finishes among top teams at world championship

Debate Union finishes among top teams at world championship

January 15, 2019

Nikhila Linganur ’20 and Warish Zaman Orko ’21 finished in the top eight percent of more than 400 teams from 90 countries, becoming the first-ever Rochester duo to advance to the break-out rounds at the World Universities Debating Championships.

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Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

November 30, 2018

A chemical engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, Angyal is the first University of Rochester Elite 90 winner in any sport.

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The most popular game you’ve never heard of

The most popular game you’ve never heard of

October 15, 2018

From left, Amanda Cabal ’18 (T5), Suzie Ziegler ’19, Brian Schonfeld ’19 and Sam Rusoff ’19 take a break on a warm fall day to enjoy a game of spikeball on Eastman quadrangle. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)
WATCH: What is Spikeball?

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Varsity teams set their sights on successful seasons

Varsity teams set their sights on successful seasons

August 9, 2018

Rochester’s varsity sports teams are primed to follow last year’s triumphs with another successful year. Home opener dates and times are announced for this fall’s events.

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