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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…

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…

We must be feminists

“God, not another one,” I thought. “What a shame.” That’s how I reacted when I learned about the allegations (since…

What is triggering, really?

Michael Haneke made the movie “Funny Games” twice, once in Austria, and then again in America. The latter is a…

There’s a storm coming

Weather has always been a central part of my life. It terrified me at age four, amazed me at age…

Puerto rico deserves better

Just three months ago, I was living in a beautiful, vibrant little coastal town called Punta Santiago, commuting by boat…

Are you angry?

Anger can be a powerful force. It drives people to action, giving rise to movements and solidifying ideologies. But anger…

Trigger warning

My problem lies with more subtle disagreement, which people on Leftbook prefer to leave out of the discussion.

Looking back — and forward — on our success

At the Campus Times’ general interest meeting on Sept. 3, looking on from the sidelines as our section editors chatted…

Ratings over rationality

The idea of not only allowing but ensuring that those with differing viewpoints participate in discourse is a time-tested one.