Op-Eds

A letter from the University of Rochester community

We, the undersigned faculty and staff at the University of Rochester, are united against intimidation, violence, and bigotry.

“Embrace the suck” in winter, and life

Even when the weather gets bad (which it will—we all know Rochester’s snow is just waiting to wreak havoc), find new ways to appreciate your environment.

Avoid the echo chambers surrounding Palestinian Awareness Month

Rather, we are asking for holistic support that allows Jewish and Muslim students alike to express their opinions throughout Palestinian Awareness Month.

Recognizing a rise in Bias-Related Incidents

Over the past week, the College has experienced a large increase in the number of Bias-Related Incidents reported through the CARE system.

Blame the Democratic National Committee for President Trump

From the very beginning, pundits called this election “The Year of the Outsider.” Yet in the Year of the Outsider, the DNC buried the Outsider, in favor of an Insider.

Liberals can learn better ways to talk to conservatives

It may be cliché to say that we’re “stronger together,” but it’s true. The only way to effect lasting, meaningful change in policy and social convention is to rally the masses, and that will only occur when we’re united.

How to stay politically engaged in the post-election world

This fear is important and should not be disregarded, but an effort should be made to understand why people feel this way. As they are coping with grief, working through their anger, and dealing with the reality of this situation, the big question is: What comes next?

What can we do now?

This is not the moment to disengage politically—it’s time to engage even more. Votes elect people, and votes take them out, too.

Right to privacy? Or right to know?

Individual rights and security have forever been the greatest concerns of any state ruled by a constitution.

SDS is unapologetic about Palestine Awareness Month

SDS' effort to address the injustice occurring in Palestine periodically results in accusations of anti-Semitism and one-sidedness, and this year was no different.