Hailie Higgins
Editor-in-Chief
Class of 2022
Hailie is a senior majoring in Political Science and Language, Media, and Communications from Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Before her position as Editor-in-Chief, Hailie worked as the Opinions editor during her freshman and sophomore years. She started her journalism career in high school, writing op-eds and culture articles for her hometown’s newspaper, the Doylestown Intelligencer. Outside of the CT, Hailie is involved in the Rock Climbing Club, is a tour guide, and works for the Greene Center for Career Education.

Articles by Hailie

UR fraternity hosts party exclusively for students with COVID-19

The event, titled “Staying Positive During the Pandemic,” took place last Friday, March 25 and reached about 70 students at its peak. 

Luv skating? Head down to Skate Luvers Roller Palace

Every Thursday night, in an unassuming warehouse west of downtown Rochester, over a hundred people come together. Bumping hip-hop and R&B, they lace up their roller skates and hit the rink.

Professor denies student class exemption on Lunar New Year, bias report filed

Assistant Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Jude Mitchell is under review after denying a student an excused absence on Tuesday, Feb. 1, the Lunar New Year.

Professor suspended after saying n-word in class

On Sept. 21, white English professor David Bleich read aloud an article containing multiple instances of the n-word in front of his class.

University to raise minimum wage for non-student employees

On Nov. 21, the minimum wage will increase from $12.50 to $15 an hour, according to a Newscenter article published by UR Spokesperson Sara Miller.

CT Eats: Dolce Italy delights the senses

Given that we’re in Rochester, New York, approximately 4,318 miles away from Italy (but only 40 miles from Italy, New York), we’re both willing to pay a bit more for a high-quality, authentic treat.

CT Eats: Bubby’s BBQ is well worth the price

So how do you pack so much punch into your meat? You start cooking at 4 a.m., which is what McClean does every day the restaurant is open. This way, the food is ready by the time they open at 2.

Painted tunnels to be fully reset, still a no-go for student work

The tunnels underneath the academic quad are getting a full white-out before the start of the fall semester, after a year and a half of no new paint. 

UHS cancels J&J vaccine clinic

The announcement came in an email from University Communications at 8 a.m., about 30 minutes before the first dose was to be administered.

Study finds link between gaming and decreased sex life

That’s right, more and more men are playing videogames in their parents basement, and it’s having an impact on their sex life.