Category - Athletics

University of Rochester

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inspireDANCE
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Squash!
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Meliora Weekend at the University of Rochester
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ROC to SEA to JFK
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Rocky the YellowJacket: The Rochester Mascot
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The Weary Don’t Want to Rest – That’s Why They’re Weary
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How Spring Break Saved My Life

inspireDANCE

By Allie Levick, inspireDANCE Festival Coordinator   Looking back on the week of the inspireDANCE Festival, it is hard to imagine that my team and I had been planning this event for almost a full year. It is even harder to believe that this was only the second year the festival has taken place—given the[…]

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Squash!

Starting at age five and through high school, I was pretty athletic. I played a sport every season, sometimes two. My favorites were always soccer and basketball, though I tried nearly everything, from field hockey to gymnastics. By the time I got to college, I was pretty burnt out and ready for something new. B-league[…]

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ROC to SEA to JFK

A lot has happened in Admissions and on campus since my last post. We’ve enrolled the Class of 2015, we’ve seen the Class of 2011 graduate, and we’ve seen the beginning of construction for the new home of the Warner School of Education and Human Development. Of slightly less importance, I’ve also gotten a lot of[…]

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Rocky the YellowJacket: The Rochester Mascot

Full disclosure: I love mascots. I still remember having my Buffalo Bills plush buffalo and a Baltimore Orioles stuffed animal in my room and prominently displayed when I was growing up. For those who are wondering what a Rochester-born kid would be doing with an Orioles mascot, the Rochester Red Wings were the Orioles farm[…]

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The Weary Don’t Want to Rest – That’s Why They’re Weary

So. We’re probably halfway through the semester and my fifth class just started. I’m recommissioning a geartruder extrusion device in senior lab, learning about Noh theatre in my Japanese culture class, and designing process flows — all while trying to convince myself that quantum theory isn’t just some joke that physicists are playing on the[…]

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How Spring Break Saved My Life

Yes, yes, I am an engineering student. When I give tours, I invariably get questions about my life or lack there of. Being an engineering student is hard no matter what university you attend. You do the work because you love it, not because its easy. At the University of Rochester you learn to be[…]

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