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Dining deserves decency

[caption id="attachment_263952" align="aligncenter" width="430"] Illustration by Reed Steiner[/caption] “Rice. Cheddar cheese. Ranch.” A tall thin man in a peacoat —…

Finding my way with Google Earth

Instead of having friends when I started high school, I played around in Google Earth. When you’re starting to leave…

Jussie Smollet and false victimhood

We are in an era of retribution and justice. This is the time for victims of injustice to reap rewards…

It’s always about race

Being a black person means you have to live in a world where you are constantly reminded of the color of your skin.

How to prevent wealth from predetermining admissions

It’s been hard to avoid the recent college admissions scandals,  in which many rich and famous parents tried to buy…

College Republicans: A time and place for everything

My parents fear for my life. The recent terrorist attack in New Zealand where at least 50 Muslims were killed…

When to shroud your sources in journalism

How can the reader evaluate a stories’ legitimacy if they don’t know who it’s coming from?

Why I’m voting for Bernie Sanders

Recently, Bernie Sanders announced his run for president. He quickly became the frontrunner, raising over $10 million in the first…

Economics is in STEM, where it belongs

Recently, UR moved Economics from a social science to a STEM major.  At first glance, I can see how economics…

With hobbies, put enjoyment before achievement

I’m not a musician. I haven’t been dancing since birth, nor have I been playing the same sport for 10…