Archives - Mario Morales

Radical subjectivity: haters gonna hate

We can all agree there's such a thing as "good taste." The question is whether we can all agree on what that is β€” or even whether we're meant to.

CT Recommends: "In the Loop"

When it comes to political satire, there is nothing in the United States even close to the movie β€œIn the Loop.”

The classics should not be all Greek to us

[caption id="attachment_14573" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Courtesy of"][/caption] Some foreign language programs have no need to justify their existence. Certainly few…

Valentines Day part 2.

Opinions editor Mario Morales discusses why Valentines Day does not deserve the bad rap.

Congressman Lee strips himself of job

Congressman Chris Lee, UR alum ('87), resigned after being caught sharing shirtless pictures of himself over the internet service Craiglist.

The clash of education reform and profit

At present, anyone hoping to be involved in any substantive way with the latest intellectual currents in educational reform must…

The importance of studying the humanities

Despite attending a modern research university, humanities students at the UR suffer relatively little for their choice of majors. Ribbing…

Retribution is a powerful temptation

After the events of Sept. 11, Americans were united in the single cause of finding and eliminating the culprit of…

Failing to change the way we evaluate schools

It has now been nine years since the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was enacted, symbolizing a bipartisan commitment…