Opinions

A Note for Elena: I love having my words twisted

Nowhere in my article did I say men couldn’t be feminine, wear pastel colors, or dresses. But the article wasn’t about men. It was about why I loved being a woman.

Defending orange chicken

American Chinese food isn’t trying to be like authentic Chinese food — it’s its own thing.

No more pink soap: Why the University’s decision to implement fragrance-free soap is a move in the right direction

The ubiquitous pink soap in University bathrooms are gone, replaced with Purell “Fragrance-Free” dispensers. Why the change?

Cease-fire now

Israel's war in Gaza is fraught with crimes, has unclear end conditions, and isn't supported by the U.S. public. We demand a cease-fire now.

UR protests aren’t a threat to Jews

Outside of a temple or family gathering, I feel safest as a Jew at UR, and this has not changed with the protests on campus.

Tikkun olam and the Jewish quest for justice

It makes me sick that the oppression of Palestinians, both on campus and abroad, has been done with the manufactured consent of my community.

Violence will not solve what violence created

More violence against Palestinians will not lead to the development of the peaceful society that all parties deserve.

What antisemitism at UR looks like

I am troubled by a pattern of excluding Jewish voices from conversations about what language is harmful to Jews.

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A tale of historical grievances and human cost

We need to address the ongoing crisis affecting the Palestinian people and advocate for the protection of their rights and dignity.

Letter to the Editor: “I cannot condone the protests against Israel”

I truly believe that the "pro-Palestinian" protestors on the River Campus are shamelessly and remorselessly fostering antisemitism.