Daniel Ciszek: I give you credit for bravely living in the notorious 19th Ward, Kishore, but what is there to do over there besides thug?

Kishore Padmaraju: What is thug? Is that what rich people assume poor people do?

DC: No, rich people assume poor people will get a job.

KP: Whoa, whoa. What do you think this is? The 18th Ward?

DC: All I’m saying is that people in the 19th Ward should do something productive, you know, in between shooting people.

KP: Hey, shooting-free since Feb. 16 isn’t bad!

DC: By the time this gets out, you know that won’t be true.

KP: We live week-to-week in the Ward, you know that.

DC: In fear.

KP: Fear is just a word when your homeboy Tyrone’s got your back.

DC: You don’t know a Tyrone…

KP: True! But I could!

DC: Only if you owed him money.

KP: Money has no value in the 19th Ward. That’s the beauty of it. We live by our word and we die by our word. A man’s greatest possession is his honor.

DC: Really? That’s funny, because I just traded a Twix for a back massage the other day. Turns out homeless people don’t realize the value of dignity.

KP: You should see what they would do for a Klondike bar.

DC: Dear Lord, this conversation has gone off track. Besides the low rent, can you really give me any other reason to live in the 19th Ward?

KP: How about the culture, Danny? We are the Harlem of Rochester.

DC: I didn’t realize stabbing was an art form. We have gelato on Park Avenue.

KP: Wait, sir, we just got a Boulder Coffee. I think we just surpassed you in pretentiousness.

DC: Yeah, there’s nothing more pretentious than Boulder Coffee.

KP: You can talk down to me with your smug grin and full- body tan; I’ll take my low-income housing any day.

DC: Well, at least it’s not the South Wedge.

KP: So true…

Ciszek is a member of the class of 2009.
Padmaraju is a member of the class of 2009.

UR Baseball beats Hamilton and RIT

Yellowjackets baseball beat Hamilton College on Tuesday and RIT on Friday to the scores of 11–4 and 7–4, respectively.

The Clothesline Project gives a voice to the unheard

The Clothesline Project was started in 1990 when founder Carol Chichetto hung a clothesline with 31 shirts designed by survivors of domestic abuse, rape, and childhood sexual assault.

Riseup with Riseman

“I decided to make one for fun — really poor quality — and I put it on my Instagram just to see how people would react," Riseman said.