Archive - February 2015

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Retreat for Rochester Students about Crime and Punishment
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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015
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A Crisis of Curiosity
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The Importance of Mentorship
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The Perks of Being a D’Lion
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Freshman Housing Looks Hard, But It Isn’t

Retreat for Rochester Students about Crime and Punishment

This past weekend, during the second coldest February in Rochester’s history, 38 university students, staff, and faculty members bundled up and gathered for a retreat ninety minutes away at Beaver Hollow Conference Center. The weekend retreat provided a safe space for building a stronger community, making s’mores over a fire pit, and displaying creative performances[…]

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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015

Written by Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director, Admissions   Looking up from my coffee-scented office on a Friday afternoon, the snow piling up outside my window, I take a break from reading applications to refill my mug. As I walk down the hallway, I see a once-familiar sight from this time last year: Carla has put[…]

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A Crisis of Curiosity

When I arrived at college during scorching heat and clear skies, I (naively) had my life all mapped out. As the warmth transitioned to a comfortable fall breeze and now finally to frigid February cold, I came to the realization that, as it turns out, I don’t exactly know what I’m doing with my life.[…]

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The Importance of Mentorship

I’ve been a huge proponent of mentorship for as long as I can remember. It is important to give and receive mentorship because it is what allows us to learn from others and continue to give back to those around us. I’d have to say that the first time I really learned the value of[…]

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The Perks of Being a D’Lion

  What is a D’Lion? Most people will ask me this question whenever I proudly announce that I am part of the D’Lion Society at Rochester this year. Briefly speaking, the D’Lion Society is a freshman peer advising group on campus. Most D’Lions are sophomores and juniors, but sometimes there are a few seniors as[…]

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Freshman Housing Looks Hard, But It Isn’t

As an incoming freshman, one of my biggest worries about college was having to share a room with a complete stranger. I was accustomed to having a space of my own, a safe haven to retreat to at the end of the day. However, in college, I realized that I will no longer have complete[…]

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