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  • What Clubs Are You In? Campus Clubs Galore
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    With over 250 different student organizations to choose from, it’s no wonder that UR undergrads are always so busy!  The many opportunities offered by the various clubs and sports provide the campus population an outlet to share their interests and channel their passions. Listed below are some examples of the diverse and involved undergrads that embody the quintessentially Rochester student body.

     

A Spirit of Activism at Rochester
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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 and wanted to attend a school where I could pursue similar effort

 

What Are You Thankful For?
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Hear what Rochester students are thankful for in 2014.

 

Life as a Campus Times Editor
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When I wandered into the Campus Times office the Wednesday of my first official week of college, I had no idea how much the place would come to mean to me. A freshman straight out of Orientation, I had no way of knowing that the office would eventually feel like more of a home than my dorm room, that the staff would become some of my closest friends, or that CT would ultimately define my life at Rochester. All I knew was that I was interested in journalism, and what better way to see if I was cut out for the job than by joining the newspaper?

 

What’s Abuzz in A Cappella?
Buzz In Acapella

While most undergrads can get an earful of a cappella at semester shows in Strong Auditorium and the May Room, news about the plans of each group outside of their seasonal concerts sometimes goes unnoticed. Even with the fall a cappella season coming to a close, all four campus ensembles are still hard at work on fine tuning their harmonies for albums, competitions, and beyond!

 

Travel & Quilted Trophies?
Travel Quilted Trophies

“I wandered into the debate office by accident. My high school didn’t have a debate team, so it was something that was completely unfamiliar to me. I kind of thought, “maybe I should do this in college,” but then I thought, “maybe I’m going to get way too into it,” and, surprise… that’s what happened!”

 

Mental Health Awareness; Changing the Conversation
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Stigma and taboo. These are just two things that keep individuals suffering from mental illness from getting help.  “Active Minds” helps promotes mental health awareness, education, and advocacy on college campuses.

 

“WWOOF” Away Summer
WWOOF Puerto Rico

“What did you do this summer?” Nina Listro ‘17 traveled to Puerto Rico and spent part of her summer “WWOOFing” at an organic fruit orchard.

 

RED Offers Best of Rochester
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Even if you haven’t heard of the Rochester Every Day (RED) Program, you’ll definitely recognize the small red stickers that come with every new student ID card. If you didn’t already know, these little stamps can provide you with discounts to some of Rochester’s most popular eateries and shops, all through RED.

 

Elan Bacharach ’18: A Real Life Saver!
Life Saver

It was too fast to think. If there had actually been any thinking time, I’m sure someone would have come up with a smarter way to deal with it, because what I did was pretty stupid…”