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University of Rochester

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Roly Poly at the University of Rochester
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The Best 12 of 2012
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Meliora, Class of 2016!
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The Incident of Walking UNDER THE CLOCK!
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Walking Backward in Cardigans
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The Insider’s Guide to Campus Housing for Freshmen!
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In the Name of Food and All Who Are Admitted Students
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Spring Break!!
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The Visiting Humanist
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Remember oUR Name

Roly Poly at the University of Rochester

The Korean American Students' Association (KASA) with Off Broadway On Campus (OBOC) UR Breakdance Korean Percussion Group (Hon) RICE Crew Louvre PRESENTS  ROLY POLY at the University of Rochester! As vice president of KASA, I decided to make a music video parody with other performance groups on campus. I choice a Korean-pop (K-pop) song called "Roly[…]

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The Best 12 of 2012

I was so busy studying for finals constantly that, until I finished my last one, I hadn't really realized I will no longer be a freshman. It made me reflect back on this year, and it is crazy how fast it went by. So I decided to now make a post about some of my[…]

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Meliora, Class of 2016!

By Jonathan Burdick, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid I’m happy to report that more than 1,200 high-achieving and exciting new students have declared their intention to enroll in the 163rd freshman class at the University of Rochester this fall. A few students still have an opportunity to reply in the next couple of weeks.[…]

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The Incident of Walking UNDER THE CLOCK!

  My brother Mustafa visited me over the weekend; he came with his friend D to see me. We went to see a movie, and when we came back, I took him for a tour, starting from Gilbert, my dorm. The first thing I told him when we walked by our famous University of Rochester[…]

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Walking Backward in Cardigans

Every Thursday morning from January through March, at the far-too-early-for-many-college-students hour of 7:00 a.m. (a two full hours before the earliest classes even start), a group of UR students can be seen streaming across campus from their various residence halls toward the Interfaith Chapel—where they then begin the long march down several flights of stairs[…]

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The Insider’s Guide to Campus Housing for Freshmen!

The University of Rochester has plenty of housing options on campus, and residental life is expanding. There is a new building being constructed, complete with air conditioning and carpeting! With its opening this fall, there is a lot of excitement amongst us students, and everyone’s competing in the housing lottery to get to live there.[…]

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In the Name of Food and All Who Are Admitted Students

Around campus, there are now unexpected pockets of delicious, free food, and the upperclassmen know what that means—don’t we, guys? The admitted students are arriving one by one to check out Rochester and to see if they should write their deposit check, buy their parents a car decal, and change their Facebook status to “University[…]

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Spring Break!!

IT IS FINALLY HERE. And yes, I am talking about nothing other than spring break. At the University of Rochester, this break lasts one week, but I feel like it is placed perfectly in the academic calendar. It is right in the middle of the semester, after two stressful weeks of midterms. Right when I[…]

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The Visiting Humanist

It’s been close to two months into the 2012 spring semester, and the University of Rochester, perhaps the City of Rochester, is shying away from the characteristically strong winter. Every now and then, I hear comments about how pleasantly disappointing this year’s winter has been—thus far. I quite remember that I couldn’t see the ground[…]

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Remember oUR Name

The latest video created by Rochester's Office of Admissions gives prospective students facts and figures about the University with a hip-hop twist. Released on Wednesday, March 7, the video features popular campus a cappella group the Midnight Ramblers rapping in more than 20 locations, including the iconic Rush Rhees Library, I.M. Pei–designed Wilson Commons, and[…]

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