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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, …


Everyone should utilize the Athletic Center

Goergen Athletic Center, the gym, GAC. It’s a place that can inspire as much loathing as it can drive. It’s a facility that one find …


Respect both students and staff at UR

It’s 6 a.m. and a thick serving of snow has covered the UR campus, rendering a variety of surfaces around campus a soft, pure white. …


Bring Care Network to Eastman Campus

The CARE Network is one of the most effective tools for maintaining students’ health on campus. Students can submit anonymous reports about a friend or …


Work toward a better Rochester

The City of Rochester is not perfect. There’s a high crime rate, failed industry, face-biting winters, and a floundering child-education system. The students, who have …


Continue the fight against eating disorders beyond Feb. 28

24 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder (ED). 95% of those people are between the ages of 12 and 25. …


Tolerance and faith

In light of the recent reports of religious solicitation of students on campus, it’s important to have conversations about religion and faith, one of these …


Panels bring much needed discourse

Last week, the Affordable Care Act panel, “This Won’t Hurt a Bit: ObamaCare and Your Future,” was held in the Hawkins-Carlson Room at Rush Rhees …


Don’t Polarize Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is here again, and the world (or at least the confined population of UR to which students are exposed) is divided.
One side consists …


End the Freshman Stigma

When it comes to upperclassman insults, nothing stings quite as much as the phrase “you’re acting like a freshman.” Alternatively, no compliment is quite so …


Change Grab and Go For The Better

In theory, Grab and Go is a great idea – provider of speedy meals for unlimited, swipes, and declining users alike and the solution to …


Pay Attention To The State of Our Union

Last Tuesday, President Obama spoke to the nation in his yearly State of the Union address, a term which I suspect most people are familiar …


Dress to Impress

We are at an awkward phase in life. We are done with high school but have not yet braved the real world. We live in …


Great Intention; Bad Allocation

Ever since Brian F. Prince, former UR soccer captain and current CEO of ORIX USA Corporation, dropped an exorbitant sum on the university’s athletic facilities …


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