Ed Observers

Finding life in the obits

Death weirded me out. But obituaries took death and did something nuts with it.

How to interact with Africans

Make sure your every word drips with the sympathy that they came from a far country.

Dealing with cultural food in the dining halls

Checking dining hall menus is a daily ritual for me. As a first-year restricted to eating food on campus, I…

Some problems we need to address

As a junior, I think I’ve gone to school at UR long enough to have complaints that deserve an airing on a public forum.

Why UR should have a summer session

Say goodbye to winter blues, and spending months looking unsexy in your puffy winter coat.

Valentine’s Day has lost its meaning

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love — in theory. In actuality, the day has firmly established itself as…

An update on updates

The future of CT offers boundless possibilities.

Hillside, do the right thing

Hillside Market recently transitioned from plastic bags to paper ones. It was probably a stupid decision.

You’re not really busy

I try to think about what happens on the other side of the screen when someone in my organization receives a mass email entreating them to help out.

Are books dying?

Though it is cheaper to buy novels online than at a store, and even cheaper to buy them from Amazon specifically, I almost always choose the store.