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Yik Yak: a tough situation, handled with care

Recently, UR made headlines by asking Yik Yak to reveal the identities of the individuals behind the slew of racist, threatening posts that appeared on …


While costly, tuition changes are at least a step forward

Last Thursday, UR announced its tuition and room and board rates for the 2015-16 academic year. Clocking in at $47,450 for tuition and $14,294 for …


Douglass renovations: keep them distinct from Danforth

At about 10 a.m. Monday morning, the student body received an email from Dining Services. The email, titled “Did you miss it?,” described the latest …


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As we approach spring break, the halfway point in the semester for students, faculty and staff alike, it seems apt to reflect on the progress …


Driving for safety

Since last Thursday, two separate accidents have occurred involving UR shuttle buses—one this past Friday and one this past Monday. Though the accidents themselves were …


When it comes to SA, every minute counts

In trying to achieve a greater good, people often overlook the bigger picture and neglect to address crucial issues. Governments often fall into this category, …


RecycleMania is just the start

Students walking into Wilson Commons last week no doubt saw the party being thrown by EcoReps and Greenspace, among others, to kick off RecycleMania, a …


A step in the right direction

It is an indisputable fact that all people, regardless of their gender identity, should feel safe, regardless of the environment. Given this fact, it is …


Expand Friday Night Live’s vision for the arts

Arts hold an important role in UR student culture. UR’s student-run rock ensemble, No Jackets Required, puts on impressive performances on a regular basis. On-campus …


The State of the Editorial Board

With winter in full swing and the Campus Times with a new editorial staff, it is time to look to the future—the future of this …


Good, but not great

UR students returned this semester to find the much-maligned Zoca in Wilson Commons replaced with the much-anticipated Burrito Bowl, which offers healthier and more diverse …


Engineers without bedtimes

It’s 3:30am by the time I get back to my dorm, another night of Campus Times behind me. Desperate to get as much sleep as …


Have a PH of 14? No problem.

“Milkshake with them crushed up Oreos!” Swedish cloud rapper Yung Lean spits on the track “OreoMilkshake.” From an outsider’s perspective, Yung Lean might seem like …


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 …


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