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SA turnout must improve

This year’s Students’ Association (SA) election took place amid a season of changes to SA. Just shy of the campaign period, our student government adopted …


Financial aid moves forward

Financial aid is a concern for many UR families. Indeed, this is one of the most difficult times in UR history for families who want …


Trials and tribulations in the Gowen Room: Post-elections, there is still work to be done

Students’ Association (SA) elections happen twice a year— once in the spring and once in the fall. They are exciting times, at least for us …


Trials and tribulations in the Gowen Room: SA in flux: 2015 is a crucial election

There are two features of the current SA election that give it more significance than one might be inclined to award a student government election.

First, …


Trials and tribulations in the Gowen Room: the good and bad of SA’s new bylaws

At 11:26 p.m, on the otherwise typical Monday evening of March 19, SA Senate passed a new set of bylaws to thunderous applause. The sound …


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 …


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