Opinions

After administration’s inaction, harassment and sexual misconduct policies need oversight

Dear faculty, student, and staff colleagues: Since the public disclosure of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against the University…

UR can’t skimp on the basics

A parking garage wouldn’t be as flashy a thing to have your name on, but it would sure make a lot of people’s lives easier.

Happy holidays, you filthy animals

Christmas tree pretzels. I love them, you love them, and they’re a longstanding UR tradition that we can all get…

Protect grad students from tax hike

Currently passing through the U.S. Senate and House are two version of a tax reform bill with potentially major impact…

In defense of being mestizo

If there is something that is certain for most of us who are mestizos, it is that when we think…

You were wrong about Ted Pawlicki

“It takes a special kind of student to thrive at Rochester,” read my acceptance letter. Thus, I expected a special…

Necessary steps taken for students in need

UR’s welcoming of hurricane-affected students from universities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as the SA…

In defense of evolutionary psychology

Humans experience pain when they’re injured. Humans care for their kin more than for individuals who are distantly related. Humans…

Some advice for CS majors

Computer science is a difficult subject. It involves the breakdown of abstract problems into formal, model-based solutions that can be…

Donations are for current and prospective students alike

My letter is in your response to your editorial regarding alumni contributions to the University on Oct. 27. I have…