Archives - Siobhán Seigne

You’re not really busy

I try to think about what happens on the other side of the screen when someone in my organization receives a mass email entreating them to help out.

Advice from Tiffany, the White Suburban Mom

In her new column, Tiffany the White Suburban Mom answers your pressing questions and gives advice to the common folk.

Rochester’s Inaugural Hunger Games

Faced with the problem of too many students in the first-year class, the University of Rochester must take drastic measures in order to decrease the amount of matriculating students.

Easter Bunny: Hoppin’ mad

Hi, I’m the Easter Bunny. I’m probably the least-appreciated figure in holiday lore. Another year has come and gone and once again I’ve received no recognition for my work. I feel like Santa gets all the credit when I do the same work that he does and more.

Sometimes, travel alone

What I’ve learned about vacations is that you need to be okay with opening your wallet. Go to a nice restaurant. Pay the steep admission fee to enter the palace rather than admire it from the outside and speculate about what lies within.

Smile, you’re being watched

They sat me down in a grey-walled cubicle, put a monitor in front of me and explained my new job. Yep, I’m the FBI agent who watches you through your laptop camera.

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games

“I did not know that I was doing violation,” said one Russian athlete. The doping scheme, and Russia's actions since, were organized from the top.

Confessions of a javelineer

Yes, I participate in running aimlessly in an oval. However, I have a talent that you might not ever guess just by looking at me. I throw the javelin.

What type of shower are you? Part II

What’s your major? Economics/business BME Marine biology Education Psychology Physics/engineering Botany English What kind of pet do you want to…

In Soviet Russia, abroad studies you

I'm a little nervous to study in Russia next year, but I'm sure taking shots with Putin will make it all worth it.