Opinions

Tunnel censorship spells dark days for UR community

The inability of the administration and student government to condemn censorship is deeply regrettable.

The painted tunnel provides a primer in dialogue

The painted tunnel has become a platform for sociopolitical messaging. And it shows us how — and how not — to engage in a dialogue. 

Privacy deprivation as a 17-year-old college student

I mean, how awkward would it be if I went in to get birth control and they had to call my dad for approval?

In defense of Gleason Library

There are a lot of elements that make Gleason great, so let’s take them one by one. 

A response to the recent College Republicans letter

I should recognize the optics of a piece disappearing from our site soon after it is posted.

Let’s remember what Movember started for

You mean there are men who have mental health issues that they talk about?!?

How jigsaw puzzles taught me to be a better person

Aren’t we always more impressed by the athlete that masters a move on the first try than the athlete that has mastered it after years of practice?

The importance of Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving doesn’t have to be an expensive four-course meal in a five-star restaurant. Cooking a meal together and watching cheesy holiday movies can be equally fulfilling.

Journalists are not your friends. They can’t be.

We thought it was worth taking some time to revisit why we have the principles we do, and in what way they protect truth and freedom. 

You don’t need to drink to have fun

I know I’m in the minority. I’m here to vouch, however, that partying sober is not that bad.