Op-Eds

Writing: The ugly duckling of education

Yes, there is such a thing as bad writing, and I’m sure everyone has read something that’s made their eyes burn and their minds go blank.

Sorry professor, I ate my homework

It’s unacceptable that the University fails to properly provide for students’ needs, especially when they promise inclusivity.

UR’s Dining Desert

I know that I can’t exactly compare Manhattan to Rochester, but I still wasn’t prepared for the extent of the food barrenness.

The dining shortage is hitting vegetarians extra hard

As a first-year, I’ve got no comparison for what the dining situation was like in past years, but clearly something isn’t right.

The warped transformation of cancel culture

Since then, that idea has grown claws, tentacles, and possibly a tail, and has made navigating social media somewhat of a menace.

Pass it along: URSecretSafe might be UR’s latest IG craze

Does it bring anything new to the table, or are we just riding the high of the prospect of yet more controversy?

Be “ever better” than yourself, not others

Being ever better doesn’t mean striving to do everything, all the time, better than everyone else around you. 

Attention incoming introverts

The following guide should aid you in keeping accessibility and convenience in your daily schedule, while also allowing for new adventures.

The value of journalism

Unlike most writing, good journalism doesn’t justify itself; instead, it’s justified by its subject.

How my allergies made me free

This allergy finally let me feel comfortable saying “no.”