The notion of justice around the world has suffered some troubling setbacks in the past few weeks. On March 2, a member of the Iraqi tribunal which is trying Saddam Hussein, Barwiz Mahmoud Marwani, and his son, a lawyer working with the tribunal, were shot dead while leaving their house in Baghdad.
The merits of being environmentally friendly have long been a subject of casual discussion on campus. However, when the college announced plans to build a wind turbine earlier this year, campus sustainability stopped being a passive concern and became a college-wide movement.
After reading the deja moo caf fliers and the article in last weeks Manitou Messenger, I began to take issue with the companys marketing strategy. I live on a dairy farm in west central Minnesota, and my parents are proud to use rBGH (also known as rBST, or Posilac, by brand name) to treat their dairy cows.
Last weeks Manitou Messenger included an article criticizing Short Skirt Day, held in honor of the opening night of The Vagina Monologues. As a Monologues cast member, I joined the ranks of women who bared their legs. We did so as a group, in solidarity. All members of the cast and crew walked around with pride.