Olivia Alger
Managing Editor
Class of 2022
Olivia Alger is a senior majoring in Creative Writing from Evanston, Illinois. She is the Managing Editor along with Corey Miller-Williams for the Campus Times. On campus, she's the Vice President of the Undergraduate English Council.

Articles by Olivia

Kenosha’s Kyle Rittenhouse is one of many

In my opinion, the lack of response to this verdict indicates the absolute exhaustion that permeates the town.

Liv on the Edge: Spotify Wrapped, 2021, and me

All of these moments, which slipped through my fingers like tiny grains of sand, are accounted for in my Spotify Wrapped playlist.

A mixed review of Mr. U of R

This year’s Mr. U of R was a welcome return of in-person shenanigans and college kid tomfoolery. Not every joke landed, but everyone had a great time cheering for everybody else.

Liv on the Edge: Exploring the origins and effects of camp

Sontag says that to write about camp is to betray it. You have to see it, to experience it, in order to understand what it means. Still, the best definition I can find is one she wrote herself.

Liv on the Edge: Liv’s guide to cleaning your room

To help others who may be struggling with this conundrum — my fellow Sisyphuses — I have compiled a list of ways to get started.

Liv on the Edge: Halloween movies for your inner child

Here's a list of Halloween movies for your inner child — movies that I adored as a child, movies that I wish I would’ve seen as a child, or movies to make you feel like a child once more.

Liv on the Edge: America, a lexicon of fashion and failure

The United States is and always has been fraught with extreme political and social turbulence — I expected celebrity attendees of an American-themed gala to reflect this more than they did.

Liv on the Edge: Party like it’s 2021

It’s been three weekends since the beginning of our return to in-person classes, and parties are back in full swing — it may not be 1999, but it is 2021, and we’re partying in ways we haven’t been able to in a long time.

Envisioning too far into the future at UR Late Night’s DIY Vision Board event

Feeling nostalgic and crafty, I took my friend Sydney to the May Room on Thursday night to make a vision board.

Liv on the Edge: ‘A Little Life’ broke my little heart

“A Little Life” is about childhood, and about adulthood, and addiction, and sexual abuse, and love, and, of course, life itself.