Ed Observers

Please don’t take a ‘creative’ class if you won’t try

Just showing up to relax and writing “when you feel like it” — a perfectly valid pursuit — is what Nanowrimo and A03 are for.

Window seats are the inferior choice

But an aisle seat really starts looking like an attractive option when nature has you on speed dial.

YA novels changed my life more than the Bible

Rather, the most impactful genre of literature in my life thus far has been the YA novel. 

Most UR students are already legal adults

In three days, I will be twenty. I’m working on dismantling the fears and expectations I have, but it’s hard.

The inevitability of adulting

The problem is that I’m not nearly as mature as I’d like to be, and, being immature and impatient, I’d very much like to change now, and not wait around for the next life-changing event.

Any sauce is too much sauce

I am wholly against the use of all condiments in food. You can keep your mustard-drenched hot dogs and ketchup-drowned…

Rocky needs a reevaluation

Can someone please explain to me why our mascot is not a groundboi?  Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a mascot as “a…

How Paper Mate Clearpoint™ Mechanical Pencils caused my moral downfall

One weeknight in seventh grade, I babysat for my social studies teacher’s two children. I was almost 13 and things…

Being late isn’t cute

Class meets at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. We have met at that time every week for the past…

The olds and news of the Campus Times

I’m far from the first to say the way we consume journalism is changing. Nor am I the first to…