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UR Tech: Terror online

Christian Cieri – Illustrator

The social media use of the world’s most wanted terrorists is something of a paradox.

It reflects the contradictions within jihadi fighters …

Jodi Says: The myth of meaningless sex

There’s this idea of “meaningless sex,” that sex can be “just” sex.

But if Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake couldn’t pull it off in the 2011 …


Engineers Without Borders travel to Don Juan for first assessment trip

Photo courtesy of UR engineers without borders

Engineers Without Borders is a worldwide collection of 14,700 students representing 39 countries who use their knowledge of …

2-18-15 Cardboard Robot Cardbo

UR Tech: The power of squee

Christian Cieri – Illustrator

Google’s smart car looks a bit like a marshmallow. It’s round, puffy and aggressively unaerodynamic. The lights in the front and …

Jodi Says: Blown away with pleasure

The first step to giving a good blowjob is to desire to please your penis-possessing partner.

I can’t emphasize this idea enough. There are plenty of …

Student attends first European Student Conference

This past weekend, 80 undergraduate, business and law students from across Europe and the United States attended the European Student Conference (ESC) at Yale University.

Among …

Elika Bergelson

Forbes names UR assistant professor ‘30 Under 30’ in science

Photo courtesy of Elika Bergelson

In 2015, UR assistant professor Elika Bergelson earned her place on Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 list in the science …

UR student writes book on rise of college costs

When he received his sophomore year financial aid package, Kevin Connell reacted as many UR students do, with shock and dismay at his lesser package. …


UR Tech: Biolife

Christian Cieri, Illustrator

The creature exploring the floors of the OpenWorm project might not seem world-changing. After all, it doesn’t do a whole lot.

Poke it …

Jodi Says: The Porn Supremacy

Porn is normal. It’s efficient, it doesn’t require a partner and it’s hot. People love porn, and in this Internet age, it’s so accessible that …

Je suis charlie

Seeing Charlie Hebdo through the eyes of students

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Goldberg

On Jan. 7, two gunmen shook the world when they marched into the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo …

Mop girl

Hidden Heroes: Keeping campus clean

Chelsea Campbell, Contributing Illustrator

Occupied by the daily stresses of juggling classes, homework, on- and off-campus jobs, and extracurricular and social lives, we often forget …

Campus Mail Center staff

Thank a Mail Carrier Day: A look at the Campus Mail Center

Photo courtesy of Campus Mail Center

The United States Postal Service (USPS) handles 40% of the world’s mail, which generated $67.3 billion in revenue in …


Foreign Focus: Rabat, Morocco

Photo courtesy of Lauren Connaughton

Morocco is a beautiful country filled with many different cultures, religions and languages. It sits in the Maghreb region of …


Freshmen experience their first Winterfest Weekend

Chi Huang, Staff Photographer

Winterfest Weekend began over 20 years ago with a handful of events and has grown immensely due its popularity with students. …

Jodi Says: An alternate prescription for depression

Depression is huge. Not only are depression rates within the country – within the world – ridiculously high, but also, according to the American College …

UR Tech: Password perils

Well, the numbers are in. The winner of this year’s most popular computer password is the incredibly secure and unguessable combination 123456.

I wish I was …

Jodi Says: Getting your head in the game

If you’re distracted during sex, you’re not going to have a good time. Webwork, your roommate walking in and whether you want to move in …

Burrito Bowl

Burrito Bowl serves up fresh options

Parsa Lotfi, Photo Editor

The first time you walked into the Commons this semester, you probably noticed that something was a little different. The line …


Fifty Shades of Shadeism: Judging skin color in more ways than one

Photo courtesy of Alysha Alani

The following article contained a number of errors in the print edition that have been corrected for the online version. …

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