Archive - November 2018

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My 14 Tips for Your First Year
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Thanksgiving in Tennessee
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On-Campus Housing: Living in Lovejoy
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Four Tips To Make Sure Your Vote Counts In College
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How Important Are Student Organizations On Campus?
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Welcome to the U of R : First-Year Advice Edition
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UR Students Go to Students for Zero Waste Conference
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Rochester’s College Town: Part One
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“What’s the Best Class You’ve Taken Here?”
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Magician Visits Rochester

My 14 Tips for Your First Year

After completing an eventful first year here at the University of Rochester, I have picked up on some tips around campus. I have also realized what has benefitted me the most throughout my year and even what I should have done. Therefore, I have a total of 14 tips for you to, hopefully, make your[…]

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Thanksgiving in Tennessee

As a precursor, I am from Omaha, Nebraska. Hence, one of my biggest concerns coming to Rochester was how I would spend my breaks because I am not in the position to go home for every break we have. Rest assured for anyone in my same position, you will be fine. 🙂 I spent my[…]

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On-Campus Housing: Living in Lovejoy

College is literally a big move for a lot of people. Whether you are moving into an urban or suburban community, out-of-state or upstate, or to a completely different country, college causes big changes in students living situation. If you are a high school senior looking for a place to call home next fall, you[…]

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Four Tips To Make Sure Your Vote Counts In College

Happy election season! As a first-year in college, November likely marks the first time you are able to vote in a major election if you’re an American citizen. And if you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to exercise your civic duty and cast your ballot. But how exactly are you supposed to do that?[…]

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How Important Are Student Organizations On Campus?

Student organizations are integral to any campus life! Here at the University of Rochester, there are 200+ organizations ranging from cultural, academic, professional, community service, intramural, class council, performance, and organizations based on specific niches and interests. Each year, more and more student organizations are formed. Just this year alone, 1st Gen Society and Vietnamese[…]

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Welcome to the U of R : First-Year Advice Edition

Hi everyone! I can’t believe that the semester is half-way over and it’s November; where did the time go? Since I am now a junior in college, it is acceptable for me to give advice to our first-year students, which is exactly what this blog is about! So here are some insider tips about five[…]

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UR Students Go to Students for Zero Waste Conference

For those of you who don’t already know, the University of Rochester is now a Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) member school. You can read more about what that means and entails in the PLAN blog post I wrote in September. Every year since its inception, PLAN has held its Students for Zero Waste conference for[…]

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Rochester’s College Town: Part One

College Town is the University of Rochester’s and Medical Center’s hub for all things social, shopping, and dining. It is located at the intersection of Mount Hope and Elmwood Avenue. Students and University affiliates can take the College Town Express or the Blue Line shuttles to get directly to the heart of College Town or[…]

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“What’s the Best Class You’ve Taken Here?”

Thanks to the flexible curriculum offered at the University of Rochester, students are encouraged to try courses outside of their major, without worrying about heavy requirements. Generally, students choose a major within one division and a cluster within the remaining two divisions. A cluster consists of twelve credits (equivalent to about three courses). A cluster[…]

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Magician Visits Rochester

On October 18, Steven Brundage performed a magic show for the University of Rochester. As seen on America’s Got Talent, Penn and Teller’s Fool Us, Good Morning America, and numerous other TV shows, he is most famous for his amazing Rubik’s Cube tricks. He is also the star of the viral video “Magician Gets Out[…]

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