Category - Extracurriculars

University of Rochester

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When Spring Break Turns Into Winter Break and You’re Stuck on Campus
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The EcoRep Sustainability Life
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5 Things To Do Before Coming To College
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King For A Day ’17
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Campaigning For An E-Board Position
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10 Things I Would Have Done at Rochester If I’d Had the Time
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Winter Is Coming… To Rochester
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5 Reasons To Join an E-board
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The Performing Arts at Rochester
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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity

When Spring Break Turns Into Winter Break and You’re Stuck on Campus

If you live in the area, or have recently checked the weather app in your phone, you know that spring break at the University of Rochester has felt more like winter break instead. The buses have been running, and dining hours reduced, all while snow has been falling from the sky. But what can you do[…]

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The EcoRep Sustainability Life

After reading the above title, you may wonder, “What’s an EcoRep?” We are a group of enthusiastic freshmen who work toward promoting a sustainable lifestyle in the residence halls. As an EcoRep, I’ve had so many amazing experiences, both with my residents and with my fellow EcoReps, that I can’t even count all of them![…]

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5 Things To Do Before Coming To College

To all those who recently got their acceptance letters, congratulations! You might be wondering, “What do I do now that I’ve been accepted to the most awesome university ever?” No worries, my friends, we have all been there. To help you spend your time wisely before college, I have some awesome (and hopefully helpful) suggestions[…]

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King For A Day ’17

Each year, the University of Rochester honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by observing a day of volunteering: King For A Day. Students from all schools of the University go out into various parts of Rochester to connect with the community. After first hearing about this opportunity, I was quite excited by the prospect of[…]

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Campaigning For An E-Board Position

As an extremely outgoing and social person, I tend to gravitate toward opportunities that will allow me to meet and interact with a lot of people. So, when I heard about the Quad Area Hall Council, I jumped at the chance to represent the student population of the freshman quad as their Director of Community[…]

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10 Things I Would Have Done at Rochester If I’d Had the Time

During my three-and-a-half years at Rochester, I’ve done quite a lot. I’ve nearly completed two majors in anthropology and English. I’ve been involved with hall council, the International Theatre Program, the Undergraduate Anthropology Council, and Students Helping Honduras. I’ve both participated in and been the program leader of the Rochester Urban Fellows Program. I’ve spent[…]

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Winter Is Coming… To Rochester

It’s December, and you know what that means? Winter is here at the University of Rochester! Now, you might ask what’s so special about winter here at the University, and I would say, “A lot of things!” But, to keep this short and sweet, here are three of my favorite things about University of Rochester[…]

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5 Reasons To Join an E-board

Having an “e-board” (executive board) position or being on an e-board for something is slang among students here at the University of Rochester for being part of the management of one (or multiple!) of over 200 clubs and organizations on campus. These clubs include everything from arts and crafts to academics, sports, and entertainment. It is generally[…]

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The Performing Arts at Rochester

The University of Rochester community is built on the concepts of inclusion and freedom. Freedom in your studies, but also in your extra-curriculars. How are you going to round yourself out? We are more than just students. While our academics are important to the college application process, it’s our extra-curriculars that made us unique. Upon[…]

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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity

When relatives or friends from home ask about the highlights of my college experience, they’re often surprised when I mention my various jobs in addition to academics or friendships. As it happens, my experiences with student employment have genuinely been a highlight for me the past two-and-a-half years. My jobs during college have been some[…]

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