Opinions

Get off campus!

Like a lot of people reading this, I came to UR with the impression that I was somehow going to a “good school” in a “bad location.”

Are books dying?

Though it is cheaper to buy novels online than at a store, and even cheaper to buy them from Amazon specifically, I almost always choose the store.

Sports are all about politics

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's candidness is something we should all live by.No player in NBA history has more career points than Kareem.

Please go vote

Vote. College students don’t vote enough, and whether you’re an environmentalist liberal or a deficit hawk conservative, please vote.

Facilitating difficult conversations through debate

When I first joined debate, it didn't seem anything more than a senseless word crossfire for people who love to win arguments so much that they created a sport out of it.

Gun proposal needs some backup

DPS will not disclose what prompts an armed response. They do this because “Publication might allow those intending to do harm to evade crime prevention."

Don’t disregard the movies

To write movies off as inconsequential is to ignore the cultural impact that they have historically possessed. Movies can change history.

Break the chain of hate crimes on campus

At UR, we pride ourselves on diversity and tolerance. But bigotry is alive and well, and our campus is sadly no exception.

Make movies less white

We see diversity and we see it accurately. We have the power to make Hollywood see this as well. We just have to speak up.

iZone off to a promising start

The space feels like it has a reason to be there. And it feels suitably different from Gleason or Q&I. Most importantly, students are using it.