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Respect: always on the cutting edge

Here at the Campus Times, we value technology. Computers have empowered the newspaper, bestowing us with more possibilities for communication and creation. The benefits of …


Candy, costumes, and the origin of Halloween

When we were young, Halloween was all about getting the coolest costume and begging for candy from all of your neighbors. Or better yet, driving …


Step one for Dean Burdick: financial aid counselors

This Meliora Weekend, students could be found across campus with cardboard signs and shirts featuring mysterious numbers next to a dollar sign. Were they part …


Senioritis: hold the inoculation

Senioritus is a plague that has begun to set in on the Class of 2015. It’s clear by the looks on the faces of many …


The dirty facts about UR bathrooms

Hopping off the Riverview bus, which was late as usual, you find that you only have five minutes until your class begins. You crunch some …


We are all equalists we are all feminists

Feminist as a word in our society has a negative connotation –  “feminazi ” can be used in normal conversation without confusion. Because of the …


The unexpected consequences of the new retake policy

Jamie goes to pick up her final grade, excited, hoping beyond hope that she got the grade she wants. She picks up the paper and …


UR cuddling, right?

Off campus down Park Avenue, there exists a lovely business dedicated exclusively to meeting people’s sensual needs. Most people need some sort of human contact …


The real reason Rochester got number six in dining

This year, UR was ranked 6th nationally in dining by a website called the Daily Meal, well-known for its yearly rankings of the nation’s collegiate …


How to eat in college

Time in college as an undergrad is extremely stressful. With a million papers to write, exams to study for, WeBWork to finish, or a concert …


Turning a dial back in time

 

On 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 …


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 …


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 …


Utilize the open curriculum

At this point, most students are already set their on their schedules for next semester.   After meeeting with advisors, agonizing over major requirements, coordinating …


Lead with dedication, integrity

Now that SA elections are done and nearly all the posters taken down, it is easy for candidates to take this opportunity to rest on …


Explore a balanced life at UR

“What’s the value of a college education?” We’ve heard this question countless times, often linked to statistics about salary and quality of life when teachers, …


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