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Meatless Monday or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Walk To Danforth

Every week, our esteemed campus is privileged to host the premier dining event known as Meatless Mondays. Featuring mouthwatering gourmet creations, no expense is spared in providing the best possible meal...wait, what? Oh right, that’s not true at all. Depending on the length of your tenure here at UR, you are probably quite familiar with what Meatless Monday entails. For the freshmen and transfer students who have yet to naively wander into Douglass on a stormy night looking for dinner, let me paint you a word-picture: You arrive in the dining hall... [More]

The End of Britain

Imagine Britain as a mild-mannered, sixty something year old man with an identity crisis. He used to be important, but he recently had to retire ...

Turning a dial back in time

  n an early Sunday morning circa 1930, the average American family could often be found sitting in a cozy living room, each  comfortably situated on ...

Photos today and tomorrow

When you experience something eventful, beautiful, funny, or strange, a natural reaction is to take a picture of it. But the impulse isn’t to get ...

Blackboard: let’s use pen and paper

Pen and paper truly are for the birds. Laptops and smartphones render smudge marks a thing of the past, but even more importantly, they empower ...

The last words: a senior staff writer’s farewell

CT staff writer Daniel Gorman Jr. reflects on his four years at UR.

It just gets better and better

Campus Times' Rachael Sanguinetti sends off the class of 2014.

Legalize it, once and for all.

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is one of the most widely used drugs in America. Its legalization movement has spread rapidly across America as people ...

Bundy Ranch not Ruby Ridge

Rancher Cliven Bundy’s decades-long fight with the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been garnering a lot of attention in recent weeks due to ...

Information overload

Disclaimer: I am not a Luddite, per se. I use technology like everyone else, and to a great extent, I enjoy it. Also, I understand that ...

Take the summer to improve

With so much pressure to take classes to fulfill major requirements, get off the wait list for whatever class that filled up before you could ...

Learn the lessons of Columbine

Everyone  knew that seniors  Eric Harris  and Dylan  Klebold  of Columbine  High School  in Jefferson County, Colorado were social  outcasts,  but no one ever suspected  ...

Ensure all sophomores receive on-campus housing

UR guarantees all rising sophomores on-campus housing, at least in theory. However, if there is no actual housing options available on campus as the lottery ...

You can’t rebuild Rochester with fairness

What do University of Rochester President Joel Seligman, RIT President Bill Destler, Wegmans CEO Danny Wegman, and Mayor Lovely Warren all have in common? From ...

What’s right with UR

Last week, I discussed various problems that should be fixed at UR. Now I’d like to discuss the best parts of the school. In some ...

Let it snow…

The snow is gone now, and everyone is rejoicing, but I actually like the snow and don’t mind the cold weather all that much either. ...

Gen Y does it different

Members of the millennial generation (or Generation Y), born between 1982 and 2001, have grown up praised for every little accomplishment. Finish the relay race ...

Death of the vegetarian lifestyle

Seven years ago, I woke up one morning and decided to become a vegetarian cold turkey. In my then-crazed obsession with the Beatles, I thought ...

Make meliora a reality: what’s wrong with UR

Make meliora a reality: what’s wrong with URI love this university, but I feel a responsibility as a senior to identify some problems here, so that they might be corrected. Meliora must ...

E-Cigs: Good & Bad

Every year, we’re saying goodbye to more and more familiar analog items. As electronics continue to become smaller and more efficient, everything is going digital. ...

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