Opinions

A letter to the editor: abortion is healthcare

The ethical necessity for abortion is not up for debate. Bodily autonomy and the right to choose whether to carry a pregnancy to term is a human right.

The value of Rochester journalism

When big events are over, the national news has to move on. Local news is what covers the aftermath.

To everyone, everything, that’s no longer mine

You left so many pieces of you with me — I’m a mosaic. You gave me pretty stained glass, and when you left it cracked into shards.

How to balance college and mental health

I won’t lie — it’s hard to balance college and emotional well-being. But it’s not impossible to find balance.

Dear mom and dad: love is not enough

I need my parents to like me. I think everyone does. For so long, because they did not like me, I did not like myself.

On speaking in workshop

In theory, workshop is deeply beneficial. I have experienced that, in reality, a hefty anxiety can hinder one from fully utilizing this tool.

A year later, recognizing Lunar New Year

No longer will observing students be forced to either run the risk of missing a crucial lecture or lab — or dutifully attend class and miss out on their most significant cultural festivity of the year.

Why your New Year’s resolutions should be indulgently impossible

It was two days after New Year’s, but I sat down and made The List anyway just because Why Not.

The actors’ world of false advertising

An actor’s job is, well, to act. What is the issue with presenting themselves as someone they are not if they are successfully performing a role?

Let’s talk about the cost of UR

Our tuition costs more than Harvard’s and Princeton’s. I don’t know about you, but that’s insane to me.