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
Depression Heart Hands

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
RED discount

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…”

 

 

Native Hawaiian navigates oceans, scholastic success
Hawaiian Student Selfie

Isaiah Pule ’18 is used to navigating oceans, but this semester is his first opportunity exploring the waters of collegiate life.

Traveling almost 5,000 miles away from his home in Waianae, Hawaii, the freshman Film and Media Studies major brings with him a passion for movies and a penchant for overseas navigation.

 

Digging Into Bermuda’s Slave Past
Barbados Bones

When Anima Ghimire’s history advisor recruited students for an archaeological dig in Bermuda, Ghimire instantly responded, “I’m on board!”

Star Swimmer / Classroom Shark
Lauren-Bailey Swimmer Shark

Lauren Bailey, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, was one of 10 University scholar-athletes recognized for their abilities “on the field” and in the classroom. Bailey, from Ossining, NY, holds the University records for the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, and is a part of all the record-holding relay teams.

 

 

 

Laptop Orchestra brings creative fusion to the Fringe
Laptop Orchestra

If your body was an instrument, what would it sound like? This is one of the questions that David Heid ’13 attempts to answer with the Rochester Laptop Orchestra, an interactive exhibition that blends art and science.

 

Tragos Quest: Sound Mind & Body
Tragos Quest

Russell Rosenkranz ’15 was selected among hundreds of national applicants for this year’s Tragos Quest, a 10-day trip through Greece sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon.