Ed Observers

Boxing up my life

It took me a handful of hours to transport my entire life from one world to another.

What Ms. Frizzle taught me about mistakes

You fail a lot. Accept the failure, brush the dirt off your shoulders, and get back up. Learning is experimental, and there is no right way to do it.

TikTok is more than just white girls dancing to ‘Cannibal’

As I see it, TikTok is changing the game. It is a democratic platform where anyone can participate in a conversation about anything.

Stop settling for ‘relatability’ in art and seek out the weird

It seems that all we want is more of the same. We will happily forgo the grander artistic horizons available to us for the sake of convenience.

Moderacy does not permit complacency

Moderates are not culpable for the actions of their extremist peers, but they are the only bridge between extremists and the rest of the world.

My birthday, my brother, and me

Ultimately, I think both of us are afraid of getting older. Our birthdays are a time for bittersweet reflection.

Humor doesn’t exist in a bubble

We need to be sure we bring this attitude into other conversations as well.

Eighty years ago we left the Jews behind. Who are we forgetting now?

I see the same pain of my Jewish peers at Michigan in my Tibetan and Hong Kong peers at UR. 

Minding the greeting gap

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a universal greeting code?

The Campus Times is changing, again

The expansion doesn’t look like it’s going to let up this semester.