Op-Eds

What does it mean to be intelligent?

Emotional intelligence should be the ideal quantitative category of intelligence, even if one can succeed without it.

Finding an appropriate holiday greeting

If you know someone’s a Christian, say “Merry Christmas.” If you know they’re Jewish, wish them a “Happy Hanukkah.” If you don’t know, use whatever greeting you want.

You’re so loud. I’m trying to pay attention. 

We (and the government) pay a lot of money to ignore someone significantly more experienced than us, in classes we picked, for hours every week. 

The truth has a liberal bias

The role of journalism is not to act as a megaphone for public figures.

A Hong Konger’s message to CSSA

It is much easier to cheer on the liberation of a city when it is not burning around you.

Tunnel censorship spells dark days for UR community

The inability of the administration and student government to condemn censorship is deeply regrettable.

Privacy deprivation as a 17-year-old college student

I mean, how awkward would it be if I went in to get birth control and they had to call my dad for approval?

In defense of Gleason Library

There are a lot of elements that make Gleason great, so let’s take them one by one. 

Let’s remember what Movember started for

You mean there are men who have mental health issues that they talk about?!?

The importance of Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving doesn’t have to be an expensive four-course meal in a five-star restaurant. Cooking a meal together and watching cheesy holiday movies can be equally fulfilling.