5 Reasons Why You Should Try Model United Nations

Coming from a small town in Germany, I had never heard about Model United Nations and all that comes with it before I entered university. Upon finding out about my university’s United Nations Student Association, I was quite impressed. It…

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Will Lebron Ever Return?

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before: a former fan base of LeBron James does not care for him. I know this to be true, because I am a diehard member of this fan base. I even like him,…

0 Comments / 89 View / May 5, 2015

The Problem with Football

The fact that football is a dangerous game isn’t exactly news. As far back as 1860, universities such as Columbia banned the sport due to its inherent violence. Still, football continued, and 45 years later, in 1905, there were 19 fatalities nationwide, inducing clamoring…

0 Comments / 117 View / May 5, 2015

Rehan Khan & Erik Hetman Release “Headlights”

In late October of last year we did an interview with our good friend Rehan Khan.  Today he released his first ever full length original album titled “Headlights” with his partner Erik Hetman.  This project has been in development for…

0 Comments / 214 View / May 4, 2015

8 Things to do Before Going Home for the Summer

The end is nigh; the end of the semester, that is. Although shouts of joy and sighs of stress relief will be heard across campuses nationwide, the end of the academic year can be melancholy, in a way. After reading that…

0 Comments / 205 View / May 2, 2015

Kimmy Schmidt’s Advice to Undergrads

Ellie Kemper, the star of Netflix’s latest binge-watch-worthy original series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, recently spoke to undergraduates and members of the public at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. It’s hard to think of a character who would appeal…

0 Comments / 273 View / April 27, 2015

Is Language Falling to Pieces?

Language is the tool used by humanity to articulate the situations, abstract thoughts and emotions that are experienced. It is a vehicle through which we derive understanding. It is the way we communicate, the way we form relationships and the…

1 Comment / 129 View / April 27, 2015

The Truth About Modern Earth Day

Ah Earth Day. A wonderful time of year when everybody is more environmentally conscience and does their little part to help our home and the idea of a tomorrow. When our jobs and classes become clear to us as meaningless…

0 Comments / 201 View / April 26, 2015

One Year In

One year ago, The Undergraduate Times was started as a publication.  There were very few people involved: some close friends from high school, a friend I met over Facebook through my college group, one of her friends from high school…

0 Comments / 111 View / April 26, 2015

From Sheep To Shondaland: Reclaiming the F-Word on TV

On Atlantic City’s Boardwalk on September 7th, 1968, the world watched as the second wave of feminism thrust itself into the public consciousness at the annual Miss America Pageant. Women’s liberationists picketed the televised event, and protested the “county fair” marketplace…

0 Comments / 133 View / April 25, 2015