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ISSUE 117 VOL 15 PUBLISHED 4/9/2004


Clarke Book Solid

It is incredible that the largest threat to America continues to be mishandled, and that President Bush should react so negatively to an account that tries to inform the American people of the shortcomings in the War on Terror.

Questions Rise, Answers Fall; Professor writes on gay marriage issue

Common questions about gay and lesbian marriage: 1. I'm worried about the decline of the family. Won't recognition of gay and lesbian marriage be the final blow?

Environmental progress essential

Three weeks ago, I wrote a column laying out what I believe to be some of the more egregious transgressions of President Bush's environmental and energy policies. It is crucial for us as open-minded students to be familiar with these policies and judge for ourselves their social and economic worth.

'The Passion' of satire in movies, TV

The power of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" is immense. It creates an emotional atmosphere among both Christians and non-Christians about the events surrounding the crucifixion. It has also sparked something else: spoofs.

Kerry's Possible Mates Abound

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard, "So who do you like in the veepstakes, Rachel?" in the last few weeks, I wouldn't need to worry about law school loans for next year.

Intellectual Diversity Debate Still Relevant

In the conversations immediately following the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, the question of intellectual diversity was widely discussed and hotly debated. This is an important issue that was necessary to bring to light and critical to take into account.

Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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