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ISSUE 120 VOL 2 PUBLISHED 9/29/2006

Opinions

Letter to the Editor

Many people have been wondering how and why the Lion's Pause selects and books its shows. I think it's only right for the student body to be clued in to the process of booking the "big fall concert."

Early admission unfair

In the past few weeks both Harvard and Princeton Universities have taken an important step towards ensuring more equal access to higher education in this country. Both institutions have ended their early admission programs, effective next year (for the class of 2012).

Iran requires delicacy

In the daily maelstrom of bad news streaming from the Middle East, the issue of Iran has been getting more and more attention. While all signs point to a war with Iran being a complete disaster, two question remain: how did it get this far, and what can be done to defuse the situation?

Terror laws shame Congress

A recently conducted New York Times/CBS News poll indicates that only 25 percent of Americans approve of how Congress is handling its job. The legislature has not sunk so low in the American people’s estimation since 1994. This week’s events on Capitol Hill gave ample reason for low ratings.

Lives of worth and service

The truth is there are a myriad of opportunities to serve the world and experience new cultures at home and abroad, all of which should be considered.

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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