Opinions

Unpaid internships aren’t always worth it

Internships are great. You get to put real work experience on your resume, have a resource when you need a…

Dear bushy tailed, wide-eyed, overachieving fresher

My first semester at UR was a shitshow — unbalanced, sleep-deprived, anxious, and toxic. Don’t get me wrong: I collected…

How to beat the heat when you’re stuck in a dorm room

A lot of people complain about Rochester’s winters, but in my opinion, the summer months are far worse. When it…

Reaching our potential

There’s a lot to celebrate at CT, but much more work needs to be done on outreach.

Dealing with mental illness in college

It was a Thursday afternoon in creative writing seminar when I wrote, “we’re all time travelers. Jesus split himself into…

D-Day: 2019’s Fyre Festival?

Bright and early at 8 a.m. on Dandelion Day, UR’s Student Programming Board posted a list of expectations for students…

Dealing with growth, change, and a receding hairline

Change is one of the inevitabilities of life, and how we deal with it defines how we live it. I…

My overwhelming dislike for Peeps

Here is a brief list of things I love: the crunch of a salt and vinegar chip, Bananarama, creepy old…

‘Gender-neutral’ doesn’t mean ‘gay’

Some people have questioned my gender identity and sexual orientation because of the way I dress. I wear quite a…

UR can do ‘ever better’ in honoring Native American land on which it stands

The 17th-century contact with European conquerors, the history of genocide and forced migration, and broken political treaties continues to disadvantage…