Category - Extracurriculars

University of Rochester

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Weekend Getaways
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RICE CREW: Peace Sign for Second Place!
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Life is an inward journey of self exploration. Join the bandwagon now.
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Dance!
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Legos, food safety, and some awesome costumes
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The Sing-Off Comes to an End for the YJs
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This Funny Thing Called Time
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THE SING-OFF!!!!
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Summer Internship: Setting My Foot in the Broadcasting World
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Virginia Beach, 2011 =D

Weekend Getaways

Pittsford Plaza is just like any other ordinary shopping complex for people from the local Rochester area. And a really nice one too, that is. P.S. I heard Trader Joe's is opening up here; so excited!!!!!! But wait, that's not it. Why would I randomly mention Pittsford Plaza in my blog post if it didn't[…]

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RICE CREW: Peace Sign for Second Place!

  This past semester, my dance crew (Rice Crew) got second place in Delta Upsilon's 2nd Annual Dance 4 Charity! This friendly competition with 10 University of Rochester dance groups raised over $1,100 this year, and the proceeds are going to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester. The Ballet Performance Group (BPG) got first place and[…]

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Life is an inward journey of self exploration. Join the bandwagon now.

"So, what are you studying in university, Natasha?" Yet another question about my major. Here goes, I say to myself. "Umm, microbiology?" I might sound unsure, but saying it aloud brings a smile to my face. It is a big step forward from saying "Umm, I don't know. . . . I haven't decided for[…]

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Dance!

I do some pretty random things, but recently I did something I could have never predicted a few months ago: I put on a jingly hip-scarf and all the glittery things I owned and danced in front of a crowded room of people. This semester I took a Middle Eastern dance class, and as part[…]

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Legos, food safety, and some awesome costumes

By Damian Garcia, Senior Admissions Counselor This past Sunday, the University of Rochester’s Office of Admissions, along with other community partners, hosted the 7th annual FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Tournament. 36 teams from the Greater Finger Lakes Region, including Buffalo, Southern Tier, and Corning, advanced from over 130 teams competing in 8 Qualifying Tournaments. These[…]

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The Sing-Off Comes to an End for the YJs

The University of Rochester's YellowJackets sadly had to call their time on NBC's The Sing-Off to an end after the top six were picked. It was very sad for everyone watching, even fans from all over the nation. Between Facebook, Twitter, and NBC's own blog, it is clear that the YellowJackets are highly missed. Their[…]

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This Funny Thing Called Time

I'm glancing up from these economics notes. It's 11:20 pm. "Ok, get back to writing them out. Exam tomorrow." Five minutes later, when scarcity slopes and absolute advantages are swimming in the pool of knowledge inside my brain that's been lapping all this up, I've had enough. I glance at the time again. Eleven. Twenty.[…]

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THE SING-OFF!!!!

So if you didn’t hear (which seems to be quite impossible), the University of Rochester’s own all-male a cappella group, the YellowJackets, are on The Sing-Off, NBC’s reality TV show competition. This is the third season, and basically, a cappella groups from all origins, places, and varieties in the nation audition to be on the[…]

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Summer Internship: Setting My Foot in the Broadcasting World

Deb Youn, Class of 2012, has been moving back and forth between Korea and the U.S. since she was born, retaining both cultures. This constant traveling led her to major in international relations, as well as English. She’s also pursuing a minor in Chinese. A self-described film junkie, Deb works as a projectionist on campus[…]

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Virginia Beach, 2011 =D

At my school, the music department takes a trip every year to some awesome place for competition. It isn’t really against other schools, because every group who performs gets a rating: festival, good, excellent, or superior. Only 5% of the groups in the nation get superior, so it is a very hard thing to do.[…]

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