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Friday, May 20, 2022

The Maturity Column: Take second chances

At six-foot-six, Giancarlo Stanton stared down at me as words clumsily stumbled out of my mouth. It was the Miami Marlins’ first baseball game of...

Newber takes you anywhere

For those of us students who don’t have a car, there are three options for venturing off campus to go sweat publicly at the...

‘Valuentine’s Day’ helps ballers on a budget

Man, is Valentine’s Day expensive? I’ve had to cut back so much that, instead of purchasing a new rug this semester, I just sewed...

Fallout over Fallon’s interview with Trump indicates lack of political comedy...

When you pair the most hated man in America with the most beloved guy on television, something interesting is bound to happen. Ever since Jimmy...

O-Cheer’s uneven distribution of intensity

Anytime an event has vuvuzelas, you know it’s gonna get rowdy. I have never rushed a fraternity, so when I strolled over to the UC...

Pause that refreshes: creative gap year ideas

I just woke up from a nap, and oh, was it a glorious one after waking up early to chauffeur friends to the airport...

Avoid post-graduation regrets with bucket list

Closing in on year two at the U, I’m weighing my approach to my “best four years.” I’ve had my fun: interviewed President Shalala,...

Summer 16 spent on hold with Office of Financial Assistance

For me, this past summer was defined by two things: my internship in New York and telling people about my internship in New York. However,...

Resurgence of Bob Ross symbolizes millennial desire for authenticity

Baby boomers love nothing more than to try to understand our generation, consistently degrading our affiliation with “the Facebook” and “the Twitter.” Which I...

Personality-driven politics makes Trump falsely appealing

President John F. Kennedy was hot. He was rich, educated and maintained a strong demeanor. That’s why, in the 1960 election, he was famously thought...

The Maturity Column: The Rival offers candid alternative reading

Any time a new student media site has the words “Change the meaning of campus journalism” in its mission statement and then posts an...

Make most of your plane ride home, choose window seat

When you’re flying home this break, you are going to have to make a crucial decision: the window seat or the aisle seat. And,...