Editorial Observers

Let it snow…

The snow is gone now, and everyone is rejoicing, but I actually like the snow and don’t mind the cold weather all that much either. …


E-Cigs: Good & Bad

Every year, we’re saying goodbye to more and more familiar analog items. As electronics continue to become smaller and more efficient, everything is going digital. …


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America needs you

Over a century and a half ago, this nation threatened to fall apart. It was only through the strength and bravery of our citizens that …


SA Endorsement

Campus Times endorses Antoinette Esce and David Stark for SA President and Vice President

Politics aside, junior Antoinette Esce and sophomore David Stark come across as capable, confident, and personable. The passion and dedication that each candidate holds for …


Everyone wins the lottery

As a freshman entering the housing lottery for the first time, I have only heard the most daunting of rumors. It’s been said that  “it’s …


Don’t encourage speed-writing

I envy speedy writers, people who unfurl page upon page of eloquent prose faster than I can type out a paragraph. One thinks immediately of …


College: Keep it in perspective

“College is the best four years of your life.”

This is a phrase that most of us have grown up with. It came from our parents …


Why Spotify

If you have ever met me personally, chances are I’ve probably popped the question: “What music are you into?” Regardless of the innocence of the …


Treat All Majors With Respect

As human beings, we have an insatiable urge to one-up each other. At a school where being ever better is our theme, we take it …


Zero stars out of five

Charles Darwin once said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that …


Always Forgotten; Never Remembered

On January 21, 2014, a student at Purdue University was killed in a school shooting. Four days later, another shooting took place in a Maryland …


Loving What You Do

I can just see myself now, in some bar sitting next to the Piano Man, rambling on about how I could do so much more …


Print prevails: In defense of the campus newspaper

It’s clear that print media of all forms is struggling and I would hate to see any of it go defunct. But if there’s one …


‘Gravity,’ ‘Aningaaq’ a testament to Cuarón’s genius

If “Gravity” were a symphony — and believe me, Alfonso Cuarón’s space thriller deserves a comparison of that scope — then “Aningaaq” would be the …


Break the silence around sexual assault

I will likely never feel the same emotional pain of those who have been sexually abused or placed in unwanted sexual encounters. Either way, when …


Apathy grips UR

As a newspaper, the Campus Times strives to report, as factually and completely as possible, on issues relevant to our campus as a whole. For …


UR Dining still needs improvement

UR dining —-— what is there to say? The dining program at UR definitely had many ups and downs over the past years. In 2010, …


Address the gender inequality within STEM fields

 

Often, I try to ignore the obvious. I try to dismiss the trend I’m seeing: the trend that women are shying away from STEM (Science, …


Radical right destroying GOP

As the far-right continues to grow in power and influence, the GOP itself is crumbling. A party that once catered to professionals, businessmen, and hardworking …


NCAA: Focus on the players

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is constantly criticized throughout the sports world for its handling of football and basketball, the organization’s two most popular …


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