The Collegian
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Opinion


Opinion

How to find happiness

As of late, the opinion section of The Collegian just hasn't been doing it for me. Most of the articles are pretty negative, dealing with who should do what and why life is miserable in some way.


Opinion

A column with no point

People take themselves too seriously sometimes. Everything's so important, so crucial, so consequential. But with Spring Break mere hours away at this point, I'd like to drop all those pretensions of seriousness and just give you some recreational reading to get you excited before school breaks.


Opinion

Letter: Prague Film School

Quite a lot was written about Prague in the '90s, the city being trumped up as the new "left bank" for expats with a bohemian bent.


Opinion

A few words of gratitude

I'm sure there are countless articles and editorials in this week's edition of The Collegian recapping the wonderful snow day we all saw on Monday.


Opinion

Go back to Compton

So last weekend -- what a doozy. After the week from hell of two five-page papers and a test, I thought I was going to explode.


Opinion

A Merry Christmas?

Last holiday season, I received a number of text messages on Christmas Day from several of my friends wishing me a Merry Christmas.


Opinion

How I imagine a Collegian meeting

Ahem ... Ahem ... AHEM. OK so, now that I have your attention, I was hoping we could get this meeting started as we really have a lot to get through tonight and that deadline isn't getting any further away. Firstly, you will all be happy to hear that the editorial staff has finally figured out what those red and green squiggly lines under your submissions in Word are, and no, Ben, they do not have anything to do with Christmas.


Opinion

Come Together

As my tenure at the University of Richmond draws to a close, I've noticed a growing feeling of nostalgia and togetherness among members of the senior class.


Opinion

Add substance to your articles, Ms. Compton

Throughout my four years here at UR, I have felt strongly about many articles published by The Collegian, but have never felt so compelled to respond to anything until now -- yes, I am talking about Straight out of Compton (Vol.


Opinion

Letter: Students desiring a vacation abroad need not apply

To the Editor: For the fall semester of 2009, 343 students have applied to study abroad. There is significant interest in studying abroad at Richmond in recognition of the fact that an academic international experience is an essential part of today's liberal arts undergraduate education. According to the latest Open Doors publication from the Institute of International Education, Richmond ranks among the top U.S.


Opinion

25 things I learned at UR

Your experience at this university is what you make of it. There are some things that you get used to; there are other things that you learn to avoid.


Opinion

Letter: From a trustee to closeted students

As an alumnus of Richmond College and a current trustee of this great university, I offer my own voice to a recent dialogue on campus sparked by the "Letter from the Closet" from Anonymous and by the online response from Amicus last week.