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ISSUE 118 VOL 16 PUBLISHED 4/15/2005

Opinions

Schiavo article is cheap shot at supporters

Andrea Horbinski's article could have been a catalyst for an important campus discussion about Constitutional rights, read on to find out why her artlcle misses the mark.

Graceful pope honored

On April 2, as more than 50,000 pilgrims wept and prayed in St. Peter's square in Rome, Pope John Paul II died at the age of 84 from septic shock and heart failure.

Reflections on Hedberg

“I don't want to have my face on the cover of a Wheaties box. I wanna have my face on the cover of a Rice Krispies box ... Snap, Crackle, Mitch and Pop!"

Big names skirt big politics

It’s plausible that less than half of the capacity audience at Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oct. 27 lecture chose to attend the event in the name of environmentalism. It’s more likely that those hovering in and around the Black and Gold Ballroom that evening were simply hoping for a glimpse at a living, breathing Hollywood celebrity. Who wants to engage in a lecture about oil pipelines and rain forest devastation when they can just sit back and stare at “Titanic’s” beloved Jack Dawson?

Ventura refreshingly candid

The 38th former governor of Minnesota walked into Boe Chapel April 4 sporting jeans, a ‘do-rag and a beard inspired by none other than Captain Jack Sparrow.

Congress unfocused

The legislative branch of the United States federal government is transforming from a forum of political issues, representation of citizens and the preservation of democracy into an increasingly partisan political interest engine through which individuals and their parties are attempting to impress the media, lobbyists and their constituents.

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