Category - Dining

University of Rochester

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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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Remember oUR Name
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Dinner of the Boar’s Head
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Happy Lunar New Year!
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FINALS
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Winter Fun in Rochester!
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The Best Food You Will Have Ever Tasted In Your Life
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The Club Life (How it Got Me Through)
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Stories from the Road: “Bonding Over BBQ”

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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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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Dinner of the Boar’s Head

Hey there, Welcome back! I hope you had a great break and that this year will be full of creativity, good will, and progress, more so than the previous. I, for one, was home in Ghana celebrating Christmas and part of the New Year with friends and family. Quite honestly, it felt great to be[…]

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Happy Lunar New Year!

I celebrated the Year of the Dragon with my friends this past weekend!It was my first time celebrating the Chinese-style Lunar New Year.When I’m back home in Korea, our family usually eats rice-cake soup on New Year’s Day.The Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year slightly differently. In China (especially in the North), it is customary[…]

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FINALS

Finals week: The time of over-packed libraries, endless trips to Starbucks, and countless Facebook statuses about tests and studying. This is what I have discovered finals are like here at the University of Rochester. I myself had three finals, but one was during classes. Thankfully, the University provides us with a "reading period," which is[…]

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Winter Fun in Rochester!

I’m moving in to the George Eastman House. Never mind the fact that it’s a museum now; it’s happening. I went for the first time with some friends on Saturday afternoon, and it was all decorated for Christmas and really pretty. The selling point for me, however, was the beautiful gardens outside. I’m in love.[…]

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The Best Food You Will Have Ever Tasted In Your Life

I’m talking about the food on campus. I know it’s not your mom’s stews, your dad’s stir-frys, or your grandma’s pastries. Compared to those, campus food is like eating a piece of cardboard, or dirt. There are certain foods that my friends will eat with hesitation throughout the whole meal.  I still don’t know why[…]

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The Club Life (How it Got Me Through)

By Brien I don’t know about you guys, but during my freshman orientation the thing I most looked forward to most was the activities fair.  For me, college was going to be my chance to really get out there and try a bunch of things I hadn’t tried before.  Of course, as a typical high[…]

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Stories from the Road: “Bonding Over BBQ”

By Bradley Booke This past week, during a high school visit, I had the opportunity to talk about one of my favorite places in Rochester… Dinosaur BBQ. The student I was talking with had recently visited Rochester and had been impressed with what he found.  Nothing impressed him more, though, than the culinary delight that[…]

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