The Collegian
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Opinion


Opinion

This Cafe Rocks

By Jason Barnes Richmond '09 The name of Max's Positive Vibe Cafe is more than just clever nomenclature (sorry, I live in Gottwald). It's an accurate representation of the restaurant itself.


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Letter from the closet

Editor's Note: The Collegian reserves the right to publish anonymous submissions only if an author's well-being is at stake and the article's message is deemed worthy of publication. As a closeted non-heterosexual male at the University of Richmond, my experiences on this campus are drastically different than those of heterosexuals. People stay in the closet for many reasons -- family, religious, financial, profession, social and safety.


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What do I owe?

It's spring semester, and that means we in the senior class are being harassed on an almost daily basis for donations to the class gift fund.


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Inauguration Day at Toad's Place

I would like to start off by mentioning that as a Collegian Web developer, I've had to type the words "Obama Inauguration" about one zillion times in the last week, and if I have to do it ONE MORE TIME I'm gonna immolate my keyboard.


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Letter: Spiders for Life

What is Spiders for Life? The club has been "on the books" for quite a while, but in recent years it has faded away almost entirely.


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On relationships and life

By Lucy Green Westhampton College '09 {i may kiss like a dragon, but i sting like a bee, boy:} what is it about ourSELVES that make us both SO often tempted to cutting ... each.other down and on the flipside.


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Feeling the "O-Gasm"

WASHINGTON -- The city is locked in the grip of a powerful "O-gasm." Trudging the length of the frozen Mall from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, a body could acquire a countless bounty of worthless, tacky Obama memorabilia.


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Sunday morning sillies

I was going to write a grand exposition on the Meaning of Life for my first column as your new assistant opinion editor, but instead I've decided to talk about the cattle auction channel. Have you seen this thing?


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Snaps For Rules

During the last week, while Israel attacked Palestine, drug lords pushed Mexico deeper into political disarray and the FDA discovered salmonella in my peanut butter (knock on wood), someone on this campus was stressing out about balloons. "Are there going to be enough?" "Why are you asking me?


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Letter: Heartfelt Thanks

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to the University of Richmond students, faculty, staff and alumni for the generosity you showed my 3-year-old son, Cole Hafer, who is facing a life-saving liver transplant.


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Richmond year in review

And just like that the year's already over, and what a wild one it was. So, to send 20 aught eight off in style, I present to you my Richmond Year in Review. -- Facebook changes our lives by making the groundbreaking switch to "New Facebook." It provides the single most interesting conversation point for Richmond students since, um, the News Feed.


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Letter: Sailing (by boat) on campus

I'm sure I'm not the only person who had a less than enjoyable time attempting to puddle-jump across the Forum Thursday after a day of rain that rivaled the remnants of the tropical storm we experienced in September.


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Triceracide

Writer's Disclaimer: The following article is satirical in nature, and provides absolutely no facts whatsoever. Triceragoose, the "third mascot" of the University of Richmond -- after the Spider and a Cigarette Executive -- has been reported missing by a number of concerned students. Triceragoose, also known as "King Duck" or "Steve" (by his family), was last seen at the Westhampton Lake, where he had presumably resided for the past hundred years. From CSI, M.