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.

Screaming Into the Void: A night with UR’s creative writing faculty

The process is the best part of writing — or any art form, for that matter. It’s where one can find the joy in building their own unique world.

OBOC stuns with “Something About This Night”

Although the group is not wholly composed of innate performers, OBOC’s members’ passion for musical theatre is evident in every number.

She is beauty, she is space

Stargazing is a fun way to de-stress, clear your mind, and just exist with the world around you while seeing something truly beautiful.
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Having a Spooktacular Time at the Scare Fair

This past Halloweekend, I attended my first ever Scare Fair, which featured plenty of free candy, games, a costume contest, a scavenger hunt, and most importantly, a trip to the top of Rush Rhees.

Rereading ‘The Odyssey’: Personal and political translations

In many ways, Mendelsohn’s visit to the University was focused on expanding our understanding of the many voyages we embark on throughout our lives.

“Sites and Non-Sites”: An exhibit of glacial proportions

This site-specific installation represents how “the natural rhythms of the earth, although slow and sometimes not obvious, impact how we live today.”

Playing with fire at Meliora Weekend’s 11th Annual Fire Show

"My initial reaction was to lean away from the fire. But once you get past the mental block, you can form a rhythm, and it gets easier."

Carillon concerts ring in new semester

Students Claire Janezic and Kayla Gunderson have performed at all three concerts so far this semester, and I had the amazing opportunity to ask them what it’s like to play inside the bell tower of Rush Rhees.

Jesse McCartney’s mediocre soul takes center stage at Yellow Jacket Weekend

An epic throwback to the early 2000s is exactly what we need to remind us of what once was as we “return” from the pandemic. However, while a traditional Yellowjacket Weekend performance might have been what was needed to welcome the return of our in-person semester, Jesse had other plans.