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Sunday, October 24, 2021

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...

The Maturity Column: Omelette shortage hits hard

Hello, and thank you for coming. Please be seated. We are gathered here today to discuss something that has changed all of our lives, the...

The Maturity Column: No catch-all trick for making long-distance work

You’ve certainly heard about them: those long-distance relationships that overflow into college as lovers cling to the remnants of an entire lifetime of dating...

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...

Grandma Shalala: mixture of intelligence, kindness, awesomeness

President Donna E. Shalala may be known for being our coveted Dumbledore, guiding us all with her strength and composure, but we students have never had the...

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...

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...

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,...

‘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...

HUMOR: Survey says peeing in shower commonplace

It was a Tuesday night. My suitemate and I were chilling in my room talking about adult stuff: the economy and “Friends” being on...

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...